10.06.2019 | The best mathematicians among Kazakhstani schoolchildren will be revealed in Almaty
The XII Republican Mathematical Tournament «Bastau» among students in grades 2-4 starts on 10 June in Almaty. The organizer of the intellectual competition is the Republican Scientific and Practical Center «Daryn» with the support of the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy.
The mathematical tournament is one of the forms of system work for the further improvement of mathematics in school and for increasing the interest of junior-level students in this subject. The main objective of the project is to identify, develop and support talented Kazakhstani primary school age. The tournament also aims to deepen and expand their knowledge of mathematics.
More than 150 pupils of grades 2-4 from all regions of Kazakhstan, cities of Nur-Sultan, Almaty and Shymkent will compete for the title of the strongest. Teams of Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools, the Republican Physics and Mathematics School and the Republican Association of Private Schools will also take part in the tournament.
The tournament will be held in the form of team competitions in two stages: 1 – regional, 2 – republican, which consists of three rounds:
- «Au, basta!» (team test)
- «Asyk» (team test)
- «Mathematical Baiga» (oral personal test)
The tasks of the tournament are based on mathematical logic, and teach the correct reasoning, the ability to make inferences and get the right judgments.
For heads of teams – elementary school teachers – will be organized a seminar on the topic «Methods of teaching younger schoolchildren how to solve non-standard mathematical problems of various kinds».
The winners and prize-winners in the team and personal competitions will be awarded with diplomas of I, II and III degrees from the Republican Scientific and Practical Center «Daryn». The team with the maximum number of points is awarded the Tournament Cup and the Grand Prix diploma.
All participants of the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy will hand over books in three languages, and to the winners and prize-winners of the competitions – gift certificates from the well-known «Meloman» store chain.
The opening ceremony will be held on June 10 at 10:00 am – Almaty, Nauryzbay district, md. Kalkaman-2, Elibayev Str, 2. (Nazarbayev Intellectual school, assembly hall).
The award ceremony will take place on June 12 at 5:00 pm – Almaty, Nauryzbay district, md. Kalkaman-2, Elibayev Str, 2. (Nazarbayev Intellectual school, assembly hall).