Do I need to register for JMM as well?
Yes, all judges should also register for JMM via the regular registration process.
How long does the judging take?
This varies according to personal preferences of the individual judge. You probably want to spend at least 10 to 15 minutes with each poster to fully understand the project and to assess answers to mathematical questions.
When is the Judges Orientation Session?
The orientation session is from 12:00-12:30 on Friday, January 11, 2013. You will check in, pick up your evaluation forms, and listen to a brief description of your role.
Do I need to go to the Judges Orientation Session?
Yes! This is where you will pick up your evaluation forms. If you do not check in at this session, we will have to reassign the posters to another judge to make sure that all the posters are evaluated by enough judges.
What criteria do I follow for judging a poster?
The judging criteria can be found here.
How many posters will I be expected to judge?
Each judge is assigned 2-3 posters.
Will I be judging my own student's work?
No, judges are not permitted to judge their own students' work.
When can I leave? Do I have to stay till the end of the poster session?
No, you can leave once your evaluations are complete. In fact, we need all evaluations to be in early in order to tally the scores.
Am I the sole judge for a poster?
No, each poster is evaluated by two or three judges.
Am I expected to ask questions of the poster presenter?
Yes, asking questions is very critical to evaluating a poster. See the guidelines for judging criteria.
Is there any compensation for judges?
Judging is a volunteer role. We greatly appreciate your help, and the students appreciate your feedback!