World-Renowned Math Professor and US Math Olympiad Team Coach at American Heritage Schools
World-Renowned Math Professor and US Math Olympiad Team Coach at American Heritage Schools
 
World-Renowned Math Professor and US Math Olympiad Team Coach at American Heritage Schools
 
Dr. Po-Shen Loh, a professor of math at Carnegie Mellon University and national coach of the USA International Math Olympiad team, visited American Heritage Schools, Broward Campus, as part of the 2022 American Heritage Math Invitational for Middle Schools.
 
Dr. Po-Shen Loh, a Chinese American mathematician and educator, enjoys igniting a passion for Math in students. The 2022 American Heritage Math Invitational for Middle Schools included middle school mathletes from Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties competing in two 60-minute tests consisting of material from pre-algebra through geometry followed by a meet-and-greet with Dr. Loh. 
 
World-Renowned Math Professor and US Math Olympiad Team Coach at American Heritage Schools
 
While students worked on the tests, Dr. Loh hosted guest lectures and Q&A sessions for the parents to discuss his experience in the math world and make recommendations for parents on how to help students succeed. He focused his talks on proving that math is useful and can solve real-world problems.
 
The students joined following the test sessions for an awards ceremony and meet and greet with Dr. Po-Shen Loh. 
 
At the same time that the 2022 American Heritage Math Invitational for Middle Schools was happening, the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM), a math high school club at American Heritage Schools, Broward Campus, hosted its first All-Girls Elementary Invitational.
 
World-Renowned Math Professor and US Math Olympiad Team Coach at American Heritage Schools
 
Girls from grades 3rd to 5th, met in the Upper School Library to compete for the top five spots in their respective grades, with approximately 70 students from 30 Broward schools in attendance. The 60 minute test consisted of 30 multiple-choice questions. After the test was over, they discussed the answers, and the top 5 students per grade level were recognized. The competition came together after a grant was submitted by Senior Rosa Wu, Co-President of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM). The club organized each part of the event and created the test problems, guided by Mrs. Miranda Chin, the club advisor.
 
It was a full day of math that included learning and engaging activities for all involved.