MAKE THE CASE FOR MATHCOUNTS

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MAKE THE CASE FOR MATHCOUNTS

Every school would benefit from a MATHCOUNTS program,

but many just haven't heard about us.

Alumni, volunteers and advocates—please help us spread the word!

Competition Series

Key Talking Points

Who is this program for?

  • Students who are passionate about math and seek out intellectual challenges
  • Students who enjoy engaging with and learning from academic peers 

Why is this program great?

  • For as low as $30 per student, this is one of the most affordable STEM competition programs in the country.
  • We provide fully developed practice plans for coaches to host team meetings or for students to self-guide their learning.
  • Our participants are Mathletes and our math competition is as exciting and nail-biting as a sports game.

Key Information

  • Schools that register by November 12 get a discount, but the final deadline is December 17.
  • Registered schools receive a kit of preparation materials and online resources for team meetings throughout the fall and winter.
  • Schools compete at their Chapter Competition in February with opportunity to advance to the State and National level.
  • Some of the top Mathletes are eligible for college scholarships.
National Math Club

Key Talking Points

Who is this program for?

  • Students who want to build confidence in their math abilities
  • Students who think math is boring, confusing or not social enough

Why is this program great?

  • It's completely free.
  • Our club leader calendar makes it easy for teachers to plan a full year of club meetings.
  • Our club activities work for both in-person and virtual club meetings.
  • It allows students to explore math in a low-stress environment.

Key Information

  • Schools and other groups register any time throughout the year to receive online access to fun games, explorations and problem sets to use at club meetings plus a mailed kit of hands-on materials.
  • Active clubs that meet often and/or complete a collaborative project are eligible for awards and prizes to recognize their commitment.
Math Video Challenge

Key Talking Points

Who is this program for?

  • Students who enjoy math and want to apply math in new ways
  • Students who want to build confidence in math and respond well to project-based learning
  • Students who think math is boring or not applicable in the real world

Why is this program great?

  • It's completely free.
  • The teacher/team advisor serves as a facilitator and encourages students to take full responsibility of their learning.
  • Animated video projects require zero in-person contact between students
  • It tests students math skills while also boosting their technology, writing and acting skills.

Key Information

  • Schools and other groups register in the fall and winter and receive a Producers Kit with program information and resources.
  • Students work in teams of 4 to create a video solving a math problem in a real-world setting by March 11.
  • Videos are evaluated by a panel of expert judges.
  • Each member of the winning team receives a $1000 scholarship.