Thank you for joining the ranks of educators who value problem solving as essential to math education. This year will be an adventure as it presents us all an unprecedented uncertainties and challenges. Rest assured that you are not alone and that we are here to assist you if you feel the need.
We hope you find our contests and materials a valuable addition to your math program. MOEMS® (the Mathematical Olympiads for Elementary and Middle Schools ) is built on the foundation that solving problems is the best way to teach problem solving.
A PICO is the Person In Charge of the Olympiads – that’s YOU now. We salute you for your commitment to help students grow mathematically and as problem solvers, to strive to reach their potential. We wish you and your students a lively, challenging, enjoyable, and valuable experience this year.
We suggest that before you meet with your mathletes, you review the resources listed below.
IMPORTANT! The practice problems and the current contest problems 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.
An excellent way to prepare your students for this year’s contests is to provide them with opportunities to solve non-routine problems such as the collections of Olympiad problems. An effective approach used by many teachers is the following:
If we can be of any additional help, do not hesitate to contact us.
Again, welcome to the Olympiads! We wish you a stimulating and mathematically productive year.