World Maths Day is the largest international online LIVE maths competition for students aged 4 to 18. Students are required to complete 20 games on various levels earning points by answering as many questions correctly alongside other competing students of the same age and ability level. Each live game runs for 60 seconds and students strike out of a game early if they answer 3 questions incorrectly.
During the 48 hour competition a leader board known as the HALL OF FAME records all scores and displays the top 100 students in each year group.
Warm up for World Maths Day has started now. The official competition starts as soon as it March 7th somewhere in the world. (12:00AM Samoa – GMT + 14 hours) and runs for 48 hours.
The competition starts in the UK therefore at 10:00 am on Tuesday March 6th.
Students can continue to play up until March 18th. Students sign in here with a unique username and password. This will be shared with students on Monday.
Once a student logs in there are 3 tabs at the top of the screen. LEARN, PLAY and REVIEW.
If a student wants to practise maths at home they click on LEARN and work their way through lots of quizzes.
From 10:00 am on Tuesday 6th March students can then press PLAY and select a level then compete against students around the world.
All YR 7 and 8 students have been signed up to take part in this competition.
Within the maths department and maths lessons on Tuesday and Wednesday, IT access allowing, students will be able to compete. If you as a tutor are able to book computers for Wednesday tutor time then students can also take part.
More details can be found at: worldmathsday.com
Maths Department Teaching Team Leader