### The American Math Challenge 2012

Registrations are now open for this yearly, free event, at http://www.americanmathchallenge.com/

Practice for all students starts

**MONDAY October 8th.**

The actual COMPETITION EVENT

**is on**

**October 16-17th, 2012.**

In American Math Challenge, students compete using mental math problems such as 2 x 8 or 50 - 14. It is based on Mathletics, an online Math program. Students will be tackling adaptive curriculum-based math questions

**and**competing against other real student peers in timed mental math showdowns---for prizes.

## Comments

Frankly, I find this notion anti-intellectual and anti-child.