National Numbers Bee is a challenging and fun way for students to excel in math

While we hear a lot about poor math skills, the traditional school curriculum for math education hasn’t changed a lot over the years. And, math scores seem to be more resistant to change than reading scores. In fact, Delaware’s state math scores for 2009 were below the national average and have decreased slightly since 2007!

Hockessin, Delaware residents Sakthi and Kamatchi Vel has taken this issue on personally, instituting a Numbers Challenge in 2003 and expanding it to a National Numbers Bee.

The use of the Numbers Bee program improves students’ numerical, communication, computational, and problem-solving skills.  It has also …