The Study Ladder Mathethon is a fundraising maths event for any school to use.
To answer as many questions as possible in 2 minutes. Leading up to the event students practise online or using printed offline worksheets. The students are sponsored by friends and family per "correct answer" on a sponsorship form provided by the school.
The students practise for the event at school or at home. They can do so online or by using offline worksheets provided here and run off by the teacher (usually for children with no Internet access at home). Resources for online practise and worksheets with direct home access are provided. No log in or registration is required for childrens mathethon activities.
|Prep/Rec/K:||Counting dot patterns.|
|Year 1 & 2:||Adding single digit numbers.|
|Year 3 & 4:||Times tables.|
|Year 5 & 6:||Times tables 5x - 12x.|
|Advanced:||Short multiplication by numbers 2-5.|
Your school can run the mathethon at any time. Simply choose a time to start the process (see Time Line below) and a date to hold the actual Mathethon.
Explain the mathethon to your students, send a note home with the sponsorship form.2: Next 3 weeks (approx):
Allow students time to practise at home and at school, while also gaining sponsors.3: Mathethon Finals Week:
Choose a week to hold the event this may coincide with "Maths week" , "Numeracy week" or could be "any week" to promote maths awareness at your school.
The more the mathethon is promoted the better results for the school!