# Tag Archives: math problems

## Announcing March Mathness V

Are you ready for March Madness, the annual NCAA Men’s basketball tournament? Math plays into this annual event in more ways than you might think. Some of the most popular posts of the past four years have been those celebrating … Continue reading

## Olympic Math Events for Your Classroom

Here are a couple of Olympic Math Events to try in your classroom. Try introducing this concept to students working to understand that each circle is 360°.Two-time Gold Medal Olympian Shaun White landed the best halfpipe run of his career … Continue reading

## Celebrate Earth Day with these Fun Math Problems

Welcome to the Ascend Math Blog. This is the third year we’ve had the privilege of sharing the best Earth Day math problems sent to us by teachers and students. Please use these math problems to help your students better … Continue reading

## Prepare for Earth Day with these math problems

This week we will devote the blog to math problems celebrating Earth Day, Friday April 22. For starters, here are a couple of our favorites: If each person uses an average of 700 pounds of paper products per year, how … Continue reading

## Announcing the winner March Mathness

Thank you and congratulations to North Side Elementary! They won a $50 VISA gift certificate for their own Final Four party. Here are the remaining math problems their 4th grade students submitted to our March Mathness Contest. Michigan won 19 … Continue reading

## Announcing March Mathness Contest

On the Ascend Math blog you’ll find themed math problems to share with your class from The Winter Olympics to the Academy Awards and Mardi Gras. Now, we challenge your classes to create math problems for March Madness. Math plays … Continue reading

## Oscar Math: Fun Math Problems for Grades 3-8

The 2014 Academy Awards take place this Sunday. We thought you might enjoy sharing some fun math problems with your math intervention and math enrichment students, or maybe your entire class. Here are three. Problem 1: Grades 2-4 Two of … Continue reading