Math Clubs and Competitions

MathCounts: https://mathcounts.org/

MATHCOUNTS is a national enrichment, club and competition program that promotes middle school mathematics achievement. MathCounts has two programs, the Competition Program, in which competitions and activities are provided, and the Club Program, a free program where structured activities support a school’s Math Club.

Mathleaque.com: http://www.themathleague.com/

This site provides challenging mathematics materials including math contests, books, and computer software designed to stimulate interest and confidence in mathematics for grades, 4- 8, and Algebra I. Free sample contests are now available for iphones and ipads at the itunes store.

Bedtime Math: http://bedtimemath.org/crazy-8s-info/

The nonprofit Bedtime Math, creator of wacky nightly math problems for kids, has now launched Crazy 8s Club, a free kit that any school or public library can order to run an 8-week after-school math club (grades 3-5, K-2, or pre-K).  It’s nothing like the competitive test-testing clubs out there: with lively activities like Bouncy Dice Explosion and Zip Line Zoo, Crazy 8s makes math a blast for any child. The kit is free, funded by royalties from the Bedtime Math books; you find a coach, we send the kit. It’s that easy. Visit http://bedtimemath.org/crazy-8s-info/ to start your club!

The Stock Market Game: http://www.smgww.org/
The SIFMA Foundation’s Stock Market Game™ (SMG) gives students the chance to invest a hypothetical $100,000 in an on-line portfolio. They think they’re playing a game. You know they’re learning economic and financial concepts they’ll use for the rest of their lives.

 

 

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