Culturally affirming, engaging, rigorous online learning community for middle school students with advanced ability or interest in mathematics. Real world projects are designed to build math mastery, learn financial literacy, enhance social emotional competency, encourage self-expression while working in small peer groups using the latest digital learning tools, applying math to real world life issues.
For more information check out the Biggest Winner Math Challenge website
Guided by Massachusetts Academic Frameworks
2022 Biggest Winner Math Challenge
Educators, innovators, content creators from VERY diverse communities thriving in an inclusive, collaborative hive of educational innovation
If you are a great math teacher and are interested in leading a few small teams of advanced students through a summer of project work on real world math then this may be for you. You can teach from anywhere these days. But to join The Biggest Winner Math Challenge you have to have a love of teaching math; a commitment to excellence in education for ALL students; a good internet connection, a desire to learn and work with other motivated math teachers while working with some of the greatest students from Massachusetts then email a letter of interest and your resume and let’s start the conversation. firstname.lastname@example.org
The Biggest Winner Math Challenge was first piloted in 2013 in New Orleans.. In target grades in the pilot school, students that were struggling raised math scores by 22%year over year. In the second year, 2 schools piloted the Biggest Winner Math Challenge exposing children to self paced, personalized tools for learning math and a community-wide campaign to engage parents and students. Both schools improved math outcomes. The pilot school in its second year moved from a D rated school to a C rated school based solely on improvements in its math outcomes year over year
Theme song recorded in 2014 at McDonough 32 in New Orleans during the 2nd year pilot.
For more information email: email@example.com
if you are interested in being an instructor or summer high school intern or working on our project teams send an email with cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE QUALIFIED and MOTIVATED PEOPLE OF COLOR TO APPLY.
During the past 2 summers, Biggest Winner Math Challenge students were able to follow the journey of a high school senior as she purchased a car. Working in small peer groups, they learned financial literacy and developed their math and social skills. The Biggest Winner Math Challenge returns for another year and another adventure.
Each summer math instructors convene virtually from across the country to experience this innovative learning environment. Many instructors find a renewed joy in teaching. Others learn new skills for engaging and motivating high achieving learners. No matter the reason, instructors in the Biggest Winner Math Challenge participate in a unique and innovative learning experience working with others in a flexible virtual environment.
Each summer high school teens apply to work in Ed Inquiry’s virtual classroom alongside our instructors. Many of these teen have expressed their desire to pursue a career teaching others. The Teen Leadership Program provides many advanced teens with their first work experience. This program, working with our partners, provides teens with all the information and guidance they need to begin their careers. The application process mimics the real world requiring rigorous process that includes, cover letter, interviews, and review by other former teen members of the program.
As the content and curriculum evolves educators are challenged to innovate so as to engage students in learning while inspirng them to become life-long learners.
Program support is hard work but rewarding when you hear how much students enjoyed their experience.
“… able to discover patterns in student education data that others miss. … capable of discovering students’ strengths and weaknesses and provide feedback to educators to help the students thrive. … work has also helped reveal inequities in the support systems for advanced African American math students in Massachusetts… “
Chief Analyst at Massachusetts Dept of Elementary and Secondary Education
Results don’t lie: From Good to Great
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