Math challenges guide

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How to use math challenges

Math challenges are a fun way to focus your students to work on a particular Math skill that you have chosen. Challenges can be set for a class, classes or particular students.

Students earn coins as a reward for participating in challenges.

How to create a math challenge

These instructions explain how to create a math challenge for a class or group of students.

Sumdog teacher dashboard click set work

Click ‘Set Work’

How to edit a math challenge

These instructions will explain how to edit a Math challenge that you have already created.

Sumdog teacher dashboard click set work

Click ‘Set Work’

How to view the results of a math challenge

These instructions explain how to view the results of a Math challenge you have set.

Sumdog teacher dashboard click set work

Click ‘Set Work’

How to restrict your students so they can only work on a math challenge

If your students have not been set any other activities, the challenge you created will automatically appear on their dashboard.

If you have set multiple activities for them, they can click on Tasks to view their list of available activities.

These instructions explain how to restrict your students so that they can only work on the challenge you have set.

Sumdog teacher dashboard click set work

Click ‘Set work’

How to answer math challenge questions as a student

If your students have not been set any other activities, the challenge you created will automatically appear on their dashboard and they should just click ‘Start’.

If you have set multiple activities for them, they should follow the instructions below which explain how to answer challenge questions.

Click ‘Task’

Frequently asked questions - Math challenges

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Can I choose which questions will be asked during the challenge?

How can I view a sample of the questions that may be asked in the challenge?

What is the recommended number of skills I should select for a maths challenge?

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