**Lara Francisco, Math Specialist**

This morning during MMM I announced the winners of the last Math Challenge. Before I state the names here, I just have to say how wonderful it was to look at all of the Challenges that were turned in. I loved seeing how our 1st graders "explained their thinking" and I was totally impressed by the amount of work our intermediate students did to solve each problem. It was incredible!

And because a picture can be worth a thousand words ... I want to share a few with you:

And because a picture can be worth a thousand words ... I want to share a few with you:

**First up ... my super secret highly advanced winner choosing system!****Next, a few examples of 1st grade "math thinking" ...**

**Here are a few pictures that show some of the intermediate students' thinking. Impressive, am I right?**

**... And the winners for the QAE Math Challenge #2 are:**

**The Classrooms (primary and intermediate) with the most participation were:**

So now we are on to the next challenge.

Click here: Math Challenge #3

to get started!

Congratulations to all of the above winners and I give a huge round of applause to everyone who participated! YOU ARE ALL INCREDIBLY AMAZING and TRULY INSPIRING!! I can't wait to see what gets turned in for #3 ...

Thank you so much for taking the challenge -

Ms. Francisco

Click here: Math Challenge #3

to get started!

Congratulations to all of the above winners and I give a huge round of applause to everyone who participated! YOU ARE ALL INCREDIBLY AMAZING and TRULY INSPIRING!! I can't wait to see what gets turned in for #3 ...

Thank you so much for taking the challenge -

Ms. Francisco