In 1988, successful inventor ROBERT SUN embarked on a journey to teach children the relationship between numbers through a game. The result of his efforts was the 24® game, a unique mathematics teaching tool that has proven to successfully engage students in grades 1 through 9 from diverse economic and social backgrounds. "Knowing the answer is always 24 alleviates a classic brand of math anxiety—getting the right answer—and instead puts the emphasis on the process and patterns, what I like to call the method behind the math,” says Sun.
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Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8 is excited to prepare for the 2021 Regional 24 Challenge Tournament. This competition will be held outside. We are looking into outside venues to allows for students to participate in this in-person event. More information regarding location and registration will be available in the coming weeks.
Date: Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Location: Lakemont Park, Pavilion 1
Cost: $20/Student, 5 students per school are able to attend (Districts will be invoiced after the event.)
Registration is OPEN
8:45 Arrival, Registration, Proctor Training
9:30 Welcome, Competition Overview
9:45 Round 1
10:15 Round 2
10:45 Announce Semi-Finalists
11:00 Review rules for Round 3
11:15 Round 3 (Variables) Face-off Round
11:30 Announce finalists
11:45 Round 4 (Variables) Face-off Round
12:00 Awards Ceremony
*Participants can pack a lunch to enjoy at the pavilion prior to returning to school or leave at the end of the ceremony. IU8 staff will be cleaning up at 1:30, so the area is ready for the park to open at 3.
District/Team WILL NOT be invoiced if the event is cancelled by the IU due to low enrollment
District/Team WILL NOT be invoiced if the participant cancels at least 7 days prior to the start of the event.
District/Teams WILL BE invoiced the FULL COST if the participant cancels with less than 7 days notice of the start of the event or if the participant simply does not attend.