## Judith P. Hoyer Montessori

Landover, MD

## Math Challenge 2022-2023 |

Contact person for MC Program: Cheryl Strong at cheryl.strong@pgcps.org.

## What is the Math Challenge?

**The Math Challenge**

**program**is a

**free**school-wide math enrichment program for elementary students consisting of a series of challenging and interesting math problems.

The program provides

**15 sets of challenges**throughout the school year; each set is published intermittently (schedule provided below) starting in late September and ending in May. These math challenges cover problem solving strategies such as drawing a picture or model, making an organized list, looking for a pattern, working backward, and guessing and checking. Each challenge presents 10 to 18 problems ordered by level of difficulties which enables students from various grades to participate.

## How to Participate

**Students**

**GRAB**the current Math Challenge Paper- The challenge is located on the Math Challenge Board the right in the Challenge folder for all grades
- Print from "Current Math Challenge" button above
- Can check solution from the previous challenges

**Solve Problems**- Solve the minimum amount of required problems for your grade level. (You can solve more problems to challenge yourself)

**Turn in your Paper**- Return your paper to the folder that says "MCP Completed Math Problems" in Google Drive or return the math challenge to your teacher.
- Make sure to turn in before the due date. We want EVERYONE counted!!!!

**Recognition**- Students who complete the required amount of questions correctly, for their grade level, will be recognized at the end of each quarter

**Parents**

- Encourage your student to grab the challenge from the Math Challenge Board or print from the Math in Action website
- Scroll down to Judith P. Hoyer Montessori School
- Click the current math challenge
- Can check solution from the previous challenges

- Work with your student on the problems. These problems are to challenge your student.
- Remind your student to turn in by the due date.
- There are a total of 15 challenges this year