Elementary Math Invitational
- To stimulate interest in mathematics.
- To provide recognition for outstanding elementary mathematics students and outstanding mathematics teachers.
- To create dialogue between parents and Winston-Salem State University.
- To share mathematics activities with parents that can be done at home with their children.
To be eligible to participate in the WSSU EMI, a student must be in the 4th or 5th grade or taking mathematics classes on the 4th or 5th grade level. Each contestant will compete individually for awards. If there is doubt about the eligibility of a student, the sponsoring adult should consult the site contest chair as early as possible.
Trophies will be presented to the top three (3) scoring individuals for the contest. All participants will receive certificates for participating.
The Winston-Salem State University Elementary Mathematics Invitational will feature a test with 4th and 5th grade mathematics material. The test will be a multiple choice test of 30 questions with a time limit of 85 minutes. In the event of ties, a tie breaking process will be utilized based upon several previously chosen tie breaker items. For the contest, there is a calculator active part and a calculator inactive part.
The event is totally FREE!!!
Breakfast will be provided for all participants and their adult chaperones.
The WSSU Elementary Mathematics Invitational will allow scientific calculator use on the Calculator Active portion of the test, which is 70% of the test. Students must bring their own scientific calculators. Students must bring their own number 2 pencils.
It is requested that you fill out and return the Contest Registration Form on or before March 31, 2014. Please register on time to make sure you are included in our contest; furthermore, due to facility capacity, we may have to limit contest participation. Therefore, it is important to send your registration form on time. Acknowledgement of receipt will be sent to you upon receiving your form. Information on parking, a schedule of events, and directions to the campus shall be provided to the participants.
We look forward to your participation in our contest. For further information, please contact Dr. Pamela Moses-Snipes (firstname.lastname@example.org) 336)750-2494 or Dr. Vincent Snipes (email@example.com) (336)750-2488.