February 13 2009
Volume 14 No. 7

In This Issue

Moody's Mega Math Challenge

Math + Science = Success

The Problem Site


Online PD

Teaching Math with the Problems of the Week


Free Online

For teachers of students in grades 5-9:
Using Technology and Problem Solving to Build Algebraic Reasoning

Technology Tools for Thinking and Reasoning about Probability


Moody's Mega Math Challenge (M3 Challenge 2009)


Online registration is now open for the fourth annual M3 Challenge, an Internet-based applied mathematics contest open to high school juniors and seniors in all New England and Mid-Atlantic states, from Maine to Washington, D.C. The real-world math-modeling competition will award scholarship prizes totaling $80,000.

The 2009 M3 Challenge weekend is March 7-8, and there are no entrance or participation fees. Register now before registration ends on March 2 at 5:00 p.m.

The M3 Challenge is funded by The Moody's Foundation and organized by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

View information:

  • About the Challenge
  • Challenge Archives
  • Register to Participate
  • Rules and Guidelines
  • Sample Problems
  • The Problem
  • Important Dates/Forms
  • Media Center
  • Submit Problem Ideas
  • Contact Us
  • Sign Up for Email Alerts

Math + Science = Success


This site offers tips for success in math and science to parents and students for each grade level, based on Georgia's educational system. There are also tips on volunteering--for students, parents, college students, and community members--and links to other math and science sites.

Math + Science = Success is the outreach site for the Georgia Partnership for Reform in Science and Mathematics (PRISM):


The Problem Site


Play educational games and daily puzzles, find interesting reference pages, and engage in fun problem solving activities. There are word games, math games, math problems, mystery quests, and many other free educational resources.


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