# Tag Archives: fun math

## March Madness is here!

This year we’ll kick off our fun related blog, March Mathness, with an activity created by the Ascend Math Team! Use the Ascend Math Graph Exploration to plot the distribution of team colors and mascots by referring to: Why you should always pick blue … Continue reading

## Upsetting Mathness!

I am from Minnesota and yes, I am a graduate of the University there. And I am upset. I’m upset at the upset of the #5 seeded Golden Gophers at the hands (large hands) of the Middle Tennessee State Blue … Continue reading

## Announcing March Mathness IV

Some of the most popular posts of the past three years have been those celebrating March Mathness, the math behind the sport of basketball! Many of you sent in your own math problems for posting. These included scores, records of teams, … Continue reading

## Math for President’s Day

Share these fun math facts about our Presidents with your students. The four Presidents featured on Mount Rushmore are often considered our greatest. What were their total years in office? George Washington, 1789-1797 (8 years) Thomas Jefferson, 1801-1809 … Continue reading

## Valentines Day Math Fun

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

## Play Holiday Bears On Us

Happy Holidays From Ascend Math We hope you have a wonderful and safe holiday break. Last year, we created a special game for Ascend Math students called Holiday Bears. We’ve been asked by many to reissue this game for the … Continue reading

## Guinness Book of Thanksgiving Math

Enjoy these math problems with your students. Want to learn more? Check out the Guinness site. Largest gathering of people dressed as turkeys Pictured above, the largest gathering of people dressed as turkeys (above) is 661 and was accomplished at … Continue reading

## The math behind plastic bottle recycling

It’s just one more week until Earth Day. Here is an Earth Day Math problem submitted by one of our staff. Don’t forget to send your Earth Day Math problems to earthday@ascendmath.com The first 10 classrooms to send a math … Continue reading