Math Olympiad Level Prep (1st Grade/Advanced K)



Course Description

Math Olympiad aims to discover the “fun” in mathematics and enhance children’s logic reasoning ability by focusing on the exploration of different problem-solving strategies. The 7 modules covered in each level are: calculation, counting, combinatorics, puzzles, geometry, word problems, and number theory.

Teacher Yumeng Chen from Tong Yan School
Class Time

Every Saturday 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (EST)

From Feb 6th – Jun. 19th
14 weeks in total
No class on

Prerequisite Master addition & subtraction problems within 20;
Know addition & subtraction within 100
Main Topics
  • Calculation: The concept of multiplication and division; Finding patterns & completing the patterns; Efficient addition & subtraction calculations.
  • Counting: Real life probability, counting 2D & 3D shapes; The split strategy with/without regrouping.
  • Combinatorics: Sorting & classifying shapes; Matchstick puzzles; Reflectional (mirror) symmetry; The understanding of Odd & even; Numeral comparison; Fun dice problems; Clock angle problems.
  • Puzzles: Filling the “plus” and “minus” signs; equation puzzles.
  • Geometry: The learning of angles; Shape composition/decomposition; 3D shapes; Multi-view—Basic three-view drawings.
  • Word problem: Measuring lengths with different units; Unit conversions; Ordinal numbers; Two-step multiplication and division word problems.