SMA 2020/2021 Academic Session - Special Maths Academy

SMA 2020/2021 Academic Session

About 2020/2021 Academic Session

Whether you want to Participate in the National or International Mathematics Olympiad, get ahead on required courses, advance your career goals, or discover new skills and interests, you can connect with instructors and classmates during our new session. SMA 2020/2021 Academic Sessions offers weekend classes in Geometry, Number theory, Algebra and Combinatorics

Special Maths Academy (SMA) welcomes you to the 2020/2021 Academic Session where cool kids from all over the country gather to share their passion for mathematics. The students will get to rub minds, work on problem sets, and network with the most brilliant minds from all over Nigeria and abroad during the camp. The students representing Nigeria at International Mathematics Olympiad and Pan-African Mathematics Olympiad will be attending the summer camp. Your wards will get the opportunity to interact with them through our classrooms and online seminars organized during the camp.

This camp is designed to teach Olympiad-level mathematics as well as instill other important skill sets that determine the success of a student; these include but are not limited to positive mindset, study strategy/tools, perseverance. We do this in order to maximize the learning outcome of our students. The participants leave our camps more inspired than they came in and we mentor them to take the strategies learned during the program and apply in other areas of their lives. Thus, creating a champion mindset out of each student.

Tuition Fee

The Registration fee for each student is N80,000 only (paid in 3 installments)

Schedule

To be Confirmed!

Time Commitment and Lesson Engagements

This is a four-week engaging program.

  • A classroom in Piazza will be created for the camp where all students can interact with the instructors and among them- selves on the topics learned in class.
  • The training involves an in-class live (zoom) sessions of 90 minutes each weekend (between 4:00pm – 5:30pm) on Saturday and Sunday.
  • There will be 24/7 online support in the classroom to further help answer students’ questions.
  • After each class, the students will be provided a problem set to work on that will prepare them for the weekend exams. There will be 2 exams, with a 2 weeks interval between the exams. These exams will be administered on Saturday through Sunday.
  • Students are to submit all homeworks and exams to the course instructor by taking a clear scan of their works (“cam scanner” from google playstore is advised). Information on how to submit the exams will be provided in the classroom during the camp.
  • The student should purchase a sufficient data package, download zoom program (https://zoom.us/download) before the camp begins.
  • At the end of the program, an electronic Gold, Silver and Bronze, Honorable Mention, Special prize and Participation Certificates will be awarded which will be determined by the cumulative scores of all the weekend exams written during the camp.
  • In addition, the top 3 students in the camp will be awarded some cash prizes: First position- N30,000 Second position- N25,000 Third position- N22,000 These students will be selected based on a number of factors and not only by their grades. This is to encourage our students to take the process seriously and put up their best self during the camp.

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