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 2022 Regional 24 Challenge Tournament. More information regarding location and registration will be available in 2022.
Location: Lakemont Park
Cost: $20/Student, 5 students per school are able to attend (Districts will be invoiced after the event.)
Registration date TBD
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.