to our 35th year of competition. Many leading teachers believe
that solving problems is the best way to teach and learn mathematics.
The Mathematical Olympiads for Elementary and Middle Schools
(MOEMS) is built upon this foundation.
stands for Person In
Charge of Olympiads.
That's you - the person who will devote time, effort,
and energy regularly to help your Math Olympians grow as problem solvers.
We salute your commitment to help your students "be all that
they can be" and extend our best wishes for an exciting, challenging,
enjoyable, and mathematically worthwhile year.
help you become aware of some details of MOEMS and to help
you prepare your students for the contests, HERE
ARE THREE BASIC POINTS TO START:
It is important that you study the following information carefully,
since you will receive all materials (including practice materials
and the contests) and submit all student data (including the scoring)
via the Online Scoring System. For every team there are three critical
pieces of information. All are needed
before our computers can accept a student's scores.
- Every team
enrolled in Math Olympiads has a unique four-digit Team
ID number. Schools with more than one team will have
a different Team ID for each team. Use
the Team ID only for the team to which it was assigned.
- Each PICO
will receive a password to the Online Scoring System. (It is
recommended that this be changed to something more memorable
immediately.) For PICOs with more than one team, the password
for the highest numbered team will give access to all
line number (1 - 35) assigned to each student tells
our computers which line of the team's file is reserved for
a given student.
To identify a specific student in a communication to MOEMS, both
team ID and line number must be used.
you cannot administer a contest on the scheduled date, do so as
soon as possible after that date. The first paragraph of the September
Newsletter contains some additional information. Record
these dates on your calendar now.
All contests will be posted to our website at least one week
before the scheduled contest date. We will send you an email
reminder at that time. Print out enough copies of the first two
pages (the problems) for all participants. Print out one copy
of the next two pages (the solutions) for grading the Math Olympiad.
Keep the questions secret until you give the Olympiad; keep
the solutions secret until you collect the student papers. IMPORTANT! These are copyrighted materials. Under NO CIRCUMSTANCES
may the actual contests or the individual problems and/or solutions
be published in any form, including the internet
ARE IMPORTANT RESOURCES FOR YOU: