J. Galbreath and B. Gasior, Gifted Resource Specialists
Register for Math Showcase!
Math Showcase is an opportunity for elementary and middle school students to showcase their math skills and participate in an exciting day of math challenges. Four students from each school can be selected to participate.
K-6 and K-8 schools may send two teams - one elementary (grades 4-5) and one middle (grades 6-8).
Elementary - February 21, 2017
Middle School - February 23, 2017
Both events will take place at the Columbus Metropolitan Main Library (96 S. Grant).
See the Math Showcase Memo for registration details.
Wondering How to Prepare?
Round #1 - Mental Math
Round #2 - Problem Solving with Logical Thinking
Logic Grid ProblemsBriangles offers logic grid puzzles that come with a handy interactive grid that will help students solve the puzzle based on the given clues.
Puzzle Baron's offers free grid puzzles. The nice thing about this website is that it offers the ability to select your grid size and difficulty range.
Logic Puzzles has a nice collection of archived grid problems that can be downloaded or solved online.
Round #3 - Reckoning Relay
Calling all math detectives! Mysteries are popping up all over town, and our chief sleuth needs your help to crack the case.
Math Maven's Mysteries (printable)
Math Mysteries (online)
These puzzles are fun activities for children and cover several math topics for each grade (Grades 1-7). Each puzzle link connects to a printable PDF sheet which also has an answer sheet attached.