LAHORE: Spirit of Math, a Canadian-based elite school system has partnered with Kids Kampus Johar Town to offer mathematics classes to high performing students. According to a statement, the basic aim of this initiative is to inculcate in students the power of critical thinking and logical reasoning, which will help them learn and grow in an informative healthy environment.Kids Kampus Johar Town, Pakistan’s leading pre-school network will be offering ‘Spirit of Math’ classes starting from the last week of August to nurture mathematical abilities of every high achiever. Classes will take place once a week for high-achieving students and the program will run for 39 weeks altogether. The registrations are open for Kindergarten to Grade-V. “With the mission to promote co-operation, inspire confidence, and release the genius in every child, Spirit of Math is paving a way forward for gifted students by challenging them in competitive environment.”While talking about the program, Kirsti Langen, academic director, Spirit of Math, commented, “Spirit of Math is Canada’s largest and most successful after-school Math enrichment programme. We are very excited to help bring Pakistani students from the top of their class to the top of the nation.” She said, “This initiative intends to amplify student’s ability to argue and learn in a competitive yet informative environment by strengthening the spirit of teamwork, confidence and character building.”“Spirit of Math, unlike other coaching centres, focuses on high performing students only, and harnesses their comprehending and logical skills. It offers a dynamic classroom environment while focusing on critical thinking, logical reasoning and mathematical skills. By updating the syllabi, training teachers and expanding a series of mathematics workbooks, the Spirit of Math is changing the course of mainstream mathematics courses being taught in Pakistan.” Published in Daily Times, June 20th, 2017.