Each Fall the Institute offers a Back to School Special that allows individuals to purchase Family Game Sets at a reduced cost. Both the Regular Family Game Set and the Premier Family Game Set are on sale at:
All Schools/Clubs Participating in Math Pentathlon are requested to Complete the School Contact Designee (SCD) form. The SCD is the Primary Representative who receives ALL communication from the Pentathlon Institute to share with others in the School.
If you are the School Contact Designee, make sure to email or fax the
SCD FORM signed by your School Principal for the 2015-2016 school year.
2015 GREATER AUSTIN TOP SCHOOLS
In the Austin National Center the nonprofit group, Children at Risk, ranked 235 schools in the greater Austin Area (Burnet, Hays, Travis & Williamson County Schools). This ranking dealt with the success level of these schools dealing with children at risk using several indicators beyond just standardized testing. Of the top 10 ranking schools, 8 of the schools were Math Pentathlon Schools that competed in this year's National Academic Tournaments.
MATH PENTATHLON AND STEM
pleased to announce that the first pilot year of the US2020 STEM 6 Year Project, went exceptionally well for mentors that implemented the Math Pentathlon Program. One of the Math Pentathlon Mentor groups, First Internet Bank, were National Finalists and officially recognized at the White House this summer.
In the Summer of 2014, a National Competition, referred to as US2020, challenged US metropolitan cities to develop plans to dramatically increase the scale and quality of mentorship between professions working in the fields of Science, Techology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and students underrepresented in the sciences.Announced at the White House Science Fair, Indianapolis was one of 7 winning cities that was given grant money for STEM Mentoring Movements to inspire US students to follow an ever-increasing demand for STEM Careers. The sponsors of US2020 in Indy are the City of Indianapolis with the Mayor's backing along with TechPoint Foundation for Youth and VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America). TechPoint chose Math Pentathlon as one of it's major programs to implement their STEM Mentoring Movement Plan.
For Teaching & Sequencing the Math Pentathlon Program
Divisions I, II, III & IV Teaching Guides are step-by-step Program Guides of Math Pentathlon Lessons that provide effective and detailed guidance to adults who are teaching the Math Pentathlon Program at their school, club or home. The Guides are organized into monthly lesson plans with 4 lessons per month for weekly implementation. These help to ensure the success of ALL students in learning prerequisite skills and game strategies that motivate them to love math and be better problem-solvers.