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US Students Top World in Number of Questions Answered Correctly during World Math Day Event

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2008-03-08 05:39:51     
Voyager Learning

More than three quarters of a million students from around the world logged on to http://www.worldmathday.com on March 5, 2008, to celebrate World Math Day. By participating in the competition to answer the most math questions correctly, students from more than 100 countries answered a total of 182,455,169 questions, quickly exceeding this year's 50 million question goal and shattering last year's record of 38,904,275. The World Math Day competition was held in partnership by Voyager Expanded Learning, 3P Learning and Cartoon Network.

The event began on March 5 west of the International Dateline and continued through the last minute of March 5 east of the International Dateline. Students of all ages and ability levels competed against each other in real-time battles of speed and skill.

A total of 171,573 students in the United States logged on and correctly answered 42,087,104 math questions, more than any other country competing in the online competition.

To view the overall World Math Day results, visit http://www.worldmathday.com.

Voyager Expanded Learning

Voyager Expanded Learning provides core, intervention and supplemental reading programs, as well as math intervention and ongoing professional development programs, for school districts throughout the United States. Founded in 1994, Voyager has delivered extended-time reading and basic skills intervention programs, as well as large-scale reading programs, to more than 1000 school districts in cities such as Miami, Richmond, New York and Los Angeles, resulting in dramatically improved student performance. Voyager Expanded Learning, Inc. is a business unit of Voyager Learning Company (Pink Sheets: VLCY) and is based in Dallas, Texas. For more information, please visit http://www.voyagerlearning.com or call 1-888-399-1995.

About 3P Learning:

Founded in 2003, 3P Learning develops e-learning resources for students and teachers. Key to the success of 3P Learning's resources is the idea that play plus practice equals progress. The company's e-Learning resources are written by teachers who hold this philosophy at their core, and are proven to engage and motivate students to achieve excellent results. 3P Learning develops curriculum-based resources for the Internet that are currently used by over 1000 Australian schools and that have been used by close to 1 million students. For teachers, 3P Learning uses technology to provide up to the minute information on students' progress and the ability to fully differentiate within a class to target individual student needs. For more information about 3P Learning, please visit http://www.3PLearning.com.au.

Specialized in: Mathletics - Mathematics - Maths - Math - E-learning - Maths Online Tutorial - Australian Maths - Live Maths - Schools - Improve Maths Results - Live Maths Competition - Kindergarten To Year 12
URL: http://www.3plearning.com.au
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