One of the things students like best about Ascend Math are the interactive multi-modal explorations.  Online virtual manipulatives and interactive problems help students understand math objectives.  Often, the more creative the exploration, the more students rave about it.

We invite all professional educators to come up with their own exploration for any objective grade 3 to Algebra II.  Download the Storyboard Template, fill it out with your exploration and upload it online to  It’s that simple. You will be automatically entered into a contest with prizes totaling $1000.


  • $500 First Prize

  • $250 Second Prize

  • $100 Third Prize

  • Three additional prizes of $50 each


  1. All entries become the property of Ascend Education.
  2. All entries will be rated for clarity, pedagogy, student interest and creativity.
  3. All entries must be received by May 8, 2015.
  4. Decision of the judges is final.