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WorkshopHAL: Extreme Math - Grades 5-6
DepartmentESU#3 Professional Learning
Default ContactScott Blum
Default LocationEducational Service Unit #3
This event is a morning of student math problem solving, collaboration, and logic questions.  Student teams of 4, 5, or 6 members will participate in a Sprint Round, Team Round, and a Problem Solving Round during the morning. 
Team registration is due January 15, 2018.
The spirit of the morning is collaboration and math achievement in an effort to recognize the importance of math problem solving. 
•       Students in 5th & 6th grade are invited to participate.
•       Each round is timed and student accomplishment will be recorded.
•       Recognition will be provided for individuals in the Sprint Round and for teams in the Team
•       There is no school winner or leader at the end of the event.
High school students from area schools will host the event and act as math problem solver mentors for the morning.
Schedule of the Day
8:15-8:30 Registration/Check In
8:30 Welcome and “Extreme” Problems Part I
8:45-9:20 Sprint Round, Arabic Group
8:45-9:20 “Extreme” Math Play Ground, Roman Group
9:20-9:55 Switch Groups, Arabic and Roman
9:55-10:15 Break and “Extreme” Problems Part II
10:15-10:50 Team Round with “Leap Frog” Division and “Group Team” Division
11:00 - 11:25 Buzzer Round
11:25 - Ribbon Awards
•        Students do not have to be from the same school.
•        Schools must include how many teams of 4, 5, or 6 students.
•        Schools must provide the names of the team members per team.
•        Schools may register more than two teams.
•        School permission slips and all school field trip requirements are in effect.
•        The mid-morning snack will include a bottle of water and cookie.
•        Diet concerns are the responsibility of the school.
•        One adult sponsor/teacher is required to attend with each school represented.
•        The adult sponsor/teacher will be asked to be a participant in supervision and correcting student papers from the morning.
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Teachers are asked to supervise teams that are not competing and stay with students whenever not competing.  It is suggested that books, homework, other alternative activities be provided to students when they are not competing.  Students will not be permitted to leave the building during the event without adult supervision. Sponsoring teachers will need a printed list of all student names present and turned in at check in.
Disclaimer: By registering for this event, I acknowledge that Educational Service Unit #3 may be taking pictures or videos, and my likeness (and the likeness of my students) may be shown online through the ESU #3 website and social media outlets.  A photo release statement for students will be sent to teachers prior to the event.
**PLEASE NOTE: The registration fee for this workshop will be determined by the number of registrants and may be less than advertised.**


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