How WOOT Works Behind the Scenes
July 29, 2019
Greetings, Problem Solvers!
My name is Vanessa, but I’m better known by my username vapodaca. I’m a contractor manager at AoPS HQ, which means that I manage your teachers, assistants, and graders. Pretty cool, huh? But enough about me, we’re here to talk about WOOT, our Worldwide Online Olympiad Training course.
A Problem-Solving Approach to Language Arts
July 17, 2019
Teaching problem-solving in language arts is just as important as it is in math. Learn how a problem-solving approach to language arts motivates to students to be engaged in their own learning.
National Math Festival
July 10, 2019
The National Math Festival provides math lovers a chance to talk discuss the full scope of math, whether it be primes or how it’s used in special effects in movies.
Knowing Versus Understanding: How the Rubik’s Cube Taught Me the Difference
July 3, 2019
Knowing how to perform complex computations quickly and accurately is no longer a particularly useful skill. Jason Batterson, author of our Beast Academy series, explains why through an example with the Rubik’s Cube.
Why I Wish WOOT Existed When I Was a Student
June 26, 2019
I went to a great high school and had amazing teachers. But I still didn’t have the support I needed to move past the highest levels in academic competitions, like the United States of America Mathematical Olympiad (USAMO).