RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eye Level (www.myeyelevel.com), the global leader in self-directed learning for children, proudly announces the 9th Annual Math Olympiad. The one-day competition will be held on Nov. 9, and students in grades 2 – 9 from around the world will put their math skills to the test for a chance to win more than $500 in prizes.
Since launching in 2004, the Eye Level Math Olympiad has challenged students' math skills at a global level, focusing on problem solving, reasoning, communication and critical thinking, and in 2012, more than 3,800 students competed. This year, students will be tasked with completing 50 multiple choice and open-ended word problems, and will compete against students in 7 countries, including Singapore, South Korea, Philippines and Hong Kong.
"Today, there's a huge focus on how our students measure up on the international stage," said Vice President of Support Division Robert Reto. "As a company, we're committed to providing high-quality programs that offer customized support – and a competitive edge – to students, and the Math Olympiad offers a fun way to reinforce math skills in our students."
The Math Olympiad will be held on Sat., Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at locations nationwide, including the Eye Level Hub in Ridgefield Park, N.J.
All students in grades 2 – 9 are eligible to participate in the Math Olympiad. Registration is open from Sept. 25 – Oct. 25, 2013, and the fee to join is $20.00 for Eye Level students and $30.00 for all other participants.
To register and find a Math Olympiad location near you, visit: http://www.myeyelevel.com.
The 2013 winners will be announced on Dec. 18, 2013.
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Eye Level (www.myeyelevel.com), a supplemental education and enrichment program, offers a teaching philosophy and education method where self-directed learning, individualized academic coaching, and critical thinking are at the core of helping children improve and excel in their academic pursuits. Eye Level has more than 190 centers in the U.S., and more than 780 additional locations throughout the world. Eye Level is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daekyo Co., founded by Young-Joong Kang, who also acts as the Chairman of Daekyo's Board of Directors.
SOURCE Eye Level