Ascend Math Best Practices

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Student Motivational Strategies

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Rewards that Work


Take Time for Affirmation


Play Games



How to Find Funding for Motivational Programs

  • Local financial institutions, car dealers, professional sports teams often have promotional items to donate. Just ask.

  • The following companies have simple grant programs and love to fund small educational needs