World Maths Day Recap and Math Game Winners
World Maths Day (or World Math Day) was a smashing success. There were 2,001,570 total participants from 204 countries and a world record of 452,681,681 total questions answered in 48 hours. Congratulations, mathletes. What a wonderful math game!
- Kaya G, an 11-year old boy from team Australia and Hall of Famer from last year’s math game is the new World Champion. Congratulations Kaya G! You’re an inspiration to every kid who competes in math games.
- Taking 2nd place, David M from Aloha College, Spain and the 3rd place winner is David A from Fraser Coast Angelica College, Australia.
- The top three individual classes in order of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd: F2 Team A, F3 Team A, and F4 Team A from Chempaka Schools, Malaysia. Yes, all three winners were from the same school. That is an amazing feat!
World Maths Day Winners
Top World Math Day Competitors from the U.S.A.
Ms. Esteva F’s class from Sweetwater Elementary ranked 17 in the individual classes category with 454,988 questions answered correctly. Windy Ridge’s class ranked 23 and Mr. Bourne’s 5th grade class from CreekView Elementary ranked 24. A.S., a student from Sunset Elementary ranked 45 in the Hall of Fame.
To see the full list of winners, head to World Math Day. Or for more information about the event, read our previous World Maths Day post. And if you participated, we want to hear from you. Comment below and let us know how it went. How did your kids practice math for the event? Did they make it into the Hall of Fame or bring home a medal?
As this contest proves, fun 1st and 2nd grade math games plus friendly competition equals math learning success. And don’t forget, World Math Day may be over, but your kids can enjoy math games all year long with DreamBox Learning!