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UIL: Number Sense Club

Who:  Mr. Salamone
When:  Tuesdays - Weekly
Start Date:  October 2, 2018
Where:  Room 126
Details:  5th and 6th graders   This event is for students that like math.  Coaches will teach students methods on how to solve math problems using mental math.  Students will have an opportunity to showcase their number sense skills by taking a times test of 10 minutes to do 80 problems, using pen.  The annual UIL competition will be in January!  Some students in this event will also be asked to participate in the TMSCA competition later in the year.
  • The strategies learned in this event will transfer to the TMSCA (Texas Math Science Coaches Association) competition in 6th grade.  5th graders are not allowed to participate in the 6th grade competition, but members of the 5th grade team are encouraged to stay for practice to get ahead on number sense strategies, so they can compete the following year in the 6th grade TMSCA State competition in San Antonio.