## Math Challenge 2020-2021 |

Contact persons for MC Program:

Mandy Pim at mpim@newarkunified.org

Mandy Pim at mpim@newarkunified.org

## General Information

- This program is free and no sign-up is required
- All grades TK-6 are encouraged to participate
- Total of 15 Math Challenges will be published throughout the school year every other week.
- Refer to the schedule calendar for dates.

## Details

- The purpose of the program is to engage students in math problems that apply classroom knowledge and covers problem solving strategies such as drawing a picture or model, making an organized list, looking for a pattern, and working backwards. Families are encouraged to solve the problems with the students.
- If you submit an individual challenge on time, and answer enough questions correctly, per your grade level, you may be randomly selected to win a prize for that math challenge.
- If you submit at least 12 math challenges (and correctly answer enough questions on each challenge), you will be eligible for recognition at the end of the school year.

## How to Participate

Even with school closed, you can still participate in math Challenge. If your child would like to participate, here is how they do it:

- Have your child complete the Math Challenge Worksheet.
- Once the solutions are posted (click the blue button to the right), correct your child’s work. Dates that the solutions are available are in the calendar on this page.
- Email our Math Challenge coordinator (mpim@newarkunified.org) your student’s score. Include the number of problems attempted and the number of problems that were correct.