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Monday, September 22, 2014

APS Snapshots

Snapshots Highlights Annual MathDice Competition

In this week's episode of Snapshots, Superintendent Dr. Pat Murphy talks to math supervisor Margaret Chung about the annual MathDice Tournament which was held at Drew on Sat, May 11.

This year’s tournament brought together over 120 fifth grade students from 21 Arlington elementary schools. MathDice is a fun and engaging mental math game that helps supports students’ development of key math concepts and skills. To play, students generate target numbers and scoring numbers from dice. They use their scoring numbers to form a math equation that comes as close to the target as possible. The player with the closest score wins points throughout each round of play.
 


AETV You can see “APS Snapshots” on Comcast Cable Channel 70 and Verizon FiOS Channel 41. Snapshots airs at the following times: Mondays at 10:30 p.m.; Tuesdays at 7 and 10:30 p.m.; Wednesdays at 10:30 p.m.; Thursdays at 7 and 10:30 p.m. (after School Board Meetings); Fridays at 8:30 and 10:30 p.m.; and Saturdays at 2 p.m. Snapshots may also run at additional times as scheduling allows. Snapshots is also on YouTube at APSVAvideo.
 
APS Snapshots is filmed and produced by the Arlington Educational Television Department (AETV) in cooperation with the Arlington Public Schools Department of School and Community Relations. For more information about a program or segment, please call 703-228-6005 or fill out our online form.
Last Modified on June 28, 2013