Math Challenge

Math Challenge

This page was last updated on September 23, 2023

Math Challenge is an optional math enrichment extension to the Math Adventures program at Wilder. It is designed to give students opportunities to sharpen their mathematical problem-solving skills.

General Information

  • Math Challenge is free and no-sign up is necessary.
  • All students K to Grade 5 are invited to participate.
  • There will be 15 challenges throughout the school year.
  • Refer to the Calendar below for dates on when the challenges are due and when their solutions will be available.

Students and parents can review some problem solving tips on the Math in Action website: https://www.mathinaction.org/problem-solving-strategies.html

How to Participate

  • GET current challenge: Math Challenges will be sent home in "Take Home Folders" once they are available online. You may also print out a copy from https://www.mathinaction.org/laura-ingalls-wilder-elementary.html
  • SOLVE at least the required number of problems for your grade level.
  • SUBMIT solutions by the due date. Three ways to submit:

    1. Fill out form here: https://forms.office.com/r/JVVrbUesqK
    2. Turn in printed copy to office by due date.
    3. Email a photo of student work to [email protected]

  • RECOGNITION: Every student that submits a challenge on time will have the chance to be recognized on the cafeteria Math Board, in the PTSA Newsletter, and during morning announcements. One student in each grade will be randomly selected for each challenge.
  • PRIZES: Every student who submits at least 10 challenges will receive a certificate and a small prize. Students who submit all 15 challenges will receive a gold medal in addition to the prize and certificate.

Current challenges are on Wilder's PTSA Math Challenge page

https://www.mathinaction.org/laura-ingalls-wilder-elementary.html

For any questions contact: [email protected]

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