# Category Archives: Uncategorized

## The Growing Importance of Individualization in Math Intervention

Recently, the Washington Post reported that for the first time ever, the majority of public school students are from low income families, that is students qualifying for free or reduced lunch. The article goes on to explain how this changes … Continue reading

## A Valentine for Your Math Intervention Students

Our records show that math intervention and enhancement students working in Ascend Math are making fantastic progress this year. We offer this Valentine’s Day math fun for them and you. 1. The oldest known valentine still in existence today was a … Continue reading

## Celebrate Black History Month with Math

In honor of Black History Month we’ve provided a few fun and challenging math problems. Try these out. 1. On 25 March 1965, Martin Luther King led thousands of nonviolent demonstrators on a 5-day, 54-mile march from Selma, Alabama to … Continue reading

## The Super Bowl of Math

Share these five engaging Super Bowl math problems with your math intervention or enhancement students. Myth or Math? A super bowl quarterback can throw a fully inflated football 55 yards in the air. If he has his equipment manager deflate … Continue reading

## Math Intervention Advice from Gold Medal Winner

A few months ago, Amy Boyd of Holabird STEM program in Baltimore County Schools spoke to a group of math educators attending the NCTM regional conference in Richmond, VA. Holabird STEM program is an Ascend Math Gold Medal leader for 2014. … Continue reading

## Interactivity and Math Intervention! It Matters!

More than a year ago, we made the conscious decision to add a greater level of interactivity to the online lessons in Ascend Math. Ascend Math was already among the most interactive math intervention resources available. We saw the opportunity … Continue reading

## Announcing Reel Success Video Contest Winners

Crosby Middle School was the First Prize Winner in the Ascend Math Reel Success Video contest. All the schools entering videos use Ascend Math with their math intervention students. For example, 60% of tier 3 intervention students at Crosby Middle … Continue reading

## Education Tech Trends for 2015

Wondering what tech trends you might see in classrooms in 2015? The Washington Post released an article you may be interested in. They even ask for feedback on which ones might be reality and which are wishful thinking. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/12/28/nine-education-predictions-for-2015/ … Continue reading

## Happy Holidays from Ascend Math

Students using Ascend Math love to track their own progress using the Ascend Climber. They can choose their own avatar and watch as the Climber ascends the mountain with each lesson they pass. Take a look at this special Holiday … Continue reading

## Holiday Math Facts and Fun

Here are some fun math problems you may wish to share with your intervention and/or enrichment students this week: According the National Retail Federation NRF’s consumer spending survey the average adult shopper plans to spend $804 this year, up nearly … Continue reading