The Mathematics Pentathlon problem solving games provide a highly motivational format for developing and practicing important math concepts. While playing games in cooperative groups, students strengthen their strategic thinking and critical reasoning abilities. For more information on the general program, visit http://www.mathpentath.org
Math Pentathlon Program at Kiker
The Math Pentathlon Club at Kiker is sponsored by 5th Grade Teacher Br. Bryson, and a team of parent volunteers. The Club will meet various Monday evenings at Kiker beginning in January. Students will learn the fun games in division age groups led by parent volunteers. Members of Math Pentathlon are eligible to participate in the Texas area tournament held in Austin. Each student should have a parent volunteer who is willing to learn one of the games and help supervise at the tournament.
Pentathlon Divisions & Tournament Dates - 2013 Season
Division I (Grades K - 1) *Tournament Date: March 23, 2013
How does the club work?
In each division there are 5 games which the children will learn and practice over a 10 week period prior to the Math Pentathlon Tournament. Parents are expected to commit to helping teach games to the children on club practice nights as well as volunteer during the tournament at the end of the season. Math Pentathlon club practices are held on Monday evenings at Kiker from 6:30-7:30pm, beginning in January.
Practice Dates - 2012/2013 Season
Practice dates are:
How do I join the Kiker Pentathlon Club?
You can sign up at www.mysignup.com/kikermp
Where do I get the Pentathlon Games?
1) Pentathlon games are sold online through the math pentathlon organization. Sets (all 5 games) are $80, or you can buy the games individually too. Visit math pentathlon online store.
How can I learn all the rules and strategies for the games?
1) There are rulebooks that come with the games, but they can be a little confusing/ambiguous