PESHAWAR: To demonstrate intellectual, analytical and problem solving skills through using math for the first time public sector schools participated in Math Challenge competition held in government high and higher schools for boys and girls in Peshawar. The Math Challenge is an annual national inter-school competition in which students of classes VII, VIII, IX and X are given the opportunity to demonstrate their intellectual, analytical, and problem solving skills using Math, however, boys and girls from 16 government schools in Peshawar participated in the regional rounds. The regional Math Challenge 2018 competition was held among the students of Government High and Higher secondary schools (boys and girls ) in Peshawar, with the students of GHSS. Peshawar City No.2 winning the regional round. The contest is conducted by using the latest quiz technology and technology enabled learning, while the students attempted maths questions using technology introducing them to the concept of using smart gadgets to make maths fun. The students from Lady Griffith High School said that they were excited to see that maths could be learnt in such an interesting way.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 19th, 2018.