# Resources

**Belmont High School math team**:- “BHS has a highly successful
**math team**, competing in two leagues as well as in national formats, such as the AMC, AIME, and the USAMO. BHS boasts a long list of local, state, and national standouts. All students are invited and should contact the math team coach for details.” (from the BHS Math Department page) - The BHS Math Team has participated in the following competitions:

- “BHS has a highly successful
**Chenery Upper School math team**:- for 7th and 8th graders (and 6th graders who qualify via a tryout)
- sign-up information usually sent in the principal’s newsletter in September
- the Upper School team usually participates in two competitions:

**Chenery Lower School math team**:- for 5th and 6th graders
- the Lower School team has participated in two competitions in past years:

**Belmont Free Lessons**(“Belmont Free Lessons was founded in March 2020 with the goal of providing free, additional learning opportunities within our community.”)- List of all classes
- August 2020 seminar “Math Opportunities Information Session” (Video and Slides)

**Khan Academy**(“We’re a nonprofit with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.“)**Art of Problem Solving**(“Art of Problem Solving creates educational materials for motivated students in grades 2–12. Our books, classes, and online resources help students become creative, successful problem solvers.“)- Free resources from AoPS include an online learning system, forums, and an archive of International math contests

**HippoCampus**from The NROC project: (“HippoCampus is a growing repository of thousands of multimedia learning objects from NROC and other respected providers, including Khan Academy, PhET, and NOAA.”)**Math TV**(“Helpful math videos covering topics from Basic Mathematics through Calculus”)**EdX free online college course**(“As a global nonprofit, edX is transforming traditional education, removing the barriers of cost, location and access.”)**MIT Open Courseware**(“The idea is simple: to publish all of our course materials online and make them widely available to everyone.”)**YouTube math channels****Math podcasts****Online Magazines and Blogs**

**Art of Problem Solving**- Premium AoPS resources include online classes and books
- AoPS Academy (“With AoPS Academy, Art of Problem Solving brings its curriculum and pedagogical techniques to the classroom.”)
- AoPS Beast Academy (“an advanced comic-based math program for students ages 6–13”)

**Juni Learning**(“Our Computer Science, Mathematics, and English programs bring students from introductory to college-level, guided by instructors from top US universities.”)**IDEAL 4 Gifted**(“Online learning for gifted and 2e students in Massachusetts and beyond”)**Achievable**- Online test-prep courses, including AMC 8/10/12, with online textbooks and practice exams

- Mathnasium of Fresh Pond
- Russian School of Mathematics Belmont
- Art of Problem Solving Academy Lexington
- Singapore School Lexington
- Kumon Belmont
- MathPlus School Newton
- The Math Club of Lexington (“The Math Club of Lexington is dedicated to developing and advancing a student’s confidence in and competency for math. Our classroom format combines instruction, individual problem solving and interactive presentations to ensure that all students are welcomed, engaged and learning!”)
- Idea Math Lexington (“IDEA MATH brings together students who take pleasure in tackling difficult math problems. Not only can students learn a great deal of math through our classes, but also they will have an opportunity to form friendships with students who, like themselves, enjoy math.”)
- Cambridge Math Circle (“The Cambridge Math Circle was established in 2018 by math and physics PhD’s with a combined 40 years of teaching experience at K-12, undergraduate and graduate levels, to give elementary and middle school students in Cambridge and surrounding towns a chance to experience deep, fascinating math and meet others who like solving puzzles and stretching their minds.”)
- Math and More in Lexington (“We believe deep knowledge comes from understanding based on logic and reasoning. Our methods inspire children to enjoy math and the learning process. “)
- Studio of Engaging Math in Brighton (“Studio of Engaging Math is an after-school math program for students in grades K-8.”)
- Lexington Youth Center for Asian Learning (“Classes are for students in grades 2 to 10, grouped by math level, using mostly textbooks published by
*Art of Problem Solving.*Each lesson runs for 1-1.5 hour with an average of 4-8 kids.”) - Harvard Extension School

**General**

- Wikipedia list of mathematics competitions in the US
- Art of Problem Solving
- American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) from the Mathematics Association of America (MAA)

**High School**

- Massachusetts Association of Math Leagues (MAML)
- American Regional Math League (ARML)
- Harvard MIT Mathematics Tournament (HMMT)
- Princeton University Math Competition (PUMaC)
- Carnegie Mellon Informatics and Mathematics Competition (CMIMC)

**Middle School**

- Math Olympiad for Elementary and Middle Schools (MOEMS)
- MATHCOUNTS (“MATHCOUNTS provides engaging math programs to US middle school students of all ability levels to build confidence and improve attitudes about math and problem solving.”)
- Exeter Math Club Competition (EMCC)
- Acton Boxborough Math Competition (ABMC)
- Lexington Math Tournament (LMT)

**Elementary School**

- Winchester Math Competition (WinMaC)
- Perennial Math competitions for grades 3-8

- Study of Exceptional Talent (SET)
- “The Julian C. Stanley Study of Exceptional Talent (SET) identifies extremely talented students based on their performance on the SAT and supports their talent development through counseling and other services”

- Duke Talent Identification Program (TIP)
**(currently on hold)**- “Collaborating with educators and parents, TIP helps gifted students assess the extent of their academic abilities with above-grade-level testing, recognizes them for their achievements, and provides them with a variety of enrichment benefits as well as accelerated face-to-face and online educational programs.”

- Belin-Blank Exceptional Student Talent Search (BESTS)
- “The Belin-Blank Exceptional Student Talent Search (BESTS) uses above-level testing to uncover information about a student’s academic abilities and learning needs, helping parents and teachers discover what that student is ready to learn. Students anywhere in the United States are welcome to test through BESTS.”

- Center for Talented Youth (CTY)
- “The world leader in gifted education since 1979, Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth is a nonprofit dedicated to identifying and developing the talents of academically advanced pre-college students around the world.”

- Research Science Institute (RSI) (at MIT)
- “Each summer, 80 of the world’s most accomplished high school students gather at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for the Research Science Institute (RSI). RSI is the first cost-free to students, summer science & engineering program to combine on-campus course work in scientific theory with off-campus work in science and technology research.”

- MIT PRIMES
- “MIT PRIMES is a year-long program, in which high school students work on individual and group research projects and participate in reading groups under the guidance of academic mentors, usually graduate students or postdoctoral scholars.”

- BU Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists (PROMYS)
- “PROMYS is a six-week summer program at Boston University designed to encourage strongly motivated high school students to explore in depth the creative world of mathematics in a supportive community of peers, counselors, research mathematicians, and visiting scientists.”

- BC Experience for High School Students
- “The Boston College Experience provides motivated high school students the opportunity to live and learn as students at Boston College.”

- Summer Institute for the Gifted
- Programs for youth ages 5–17, campus locations nationwide, including MA

- PZ Math Camp (at Williams College)
- “PZMC is a residential math camp for about 20 mathematically gifted high school students who have completed or are currently enrolled in Algebra 2 or its equivalent.”

- Idea Math
- Two week long summer program from late June – early July. Various locations (closest one is at UMASS Lowell)

- Awesome Math
- 2.5-week summer program at a university (Cornell is closest location)

- Canada/USA Mathcamp
- “Canada/USA Mathcamp is an immersive summer experience for mathematically talented students ages 13‑18 from all over the world.”

- Ross Mathematics Program
- “Ross/USA is a six-week, residential, summer session for high school students who are talented in mathematics, well prepared in standard high school math topics, and eager to explore more advanced ideas.” (Columbus, Ohio)

- Hampshire College Summer Studies in Mathematics (HCSSiM)
- “HCSSiM is an intensive six-week encounter with college-level mathematics for talented and highly motivated high school students.”

- CyberMath Academy Summer Math Camp (at Harvard)
- Ages 11-18 residential, 9-18 day camp