Since its founding in 2007 by 3P Learning, the popularity of World Maths Day has multiplied fast. The day encourages students globally to take a break from the standard day-to-day math lessons. Instead, they can participate in competitive math-themed games, giving them the opportunity to win prizes and scholarships!
When Is World Maths Day?
World Maths Day is celebrated on May 5 this year, although there is an additional event that is usually celebrated in March each year.
History Of World Maths Day
Created in 2007 by digital learning resource 3P Learning, World Maths Day encourages students around the world to engage in online competitive games centered around mental math problems. The platform’s games are aimed towards students aged 4-16 with the purpose of improving accuracy and confidence in arithmetic and problem-solving.
To get their kids signed up to participate in World Maths Day, teachers and parents can head to the official World Maths Day website and register. It’s free! For more great math and educational resources in all subjects, teachers and parents can also log onto 3P Learning’s site and purchase a subscription.
Help your child improve their math by taking 30 minutes to an hour out of your day to practice it. Not only is this good for your child’s development, but it helps you keep your brain engaged, healthy, and strong!