The National Museum of Mathematics is still taking applications for the Rosenthal Prize: The annual Rosenthal Prize for Innovation in Math Teaching is designed to recognize and promote hands-on math teaching in the upper elementary and middle school classrooms. The winning teacher will be awarded a cash prize of $25,000, and will see his or her innovative activity shared with interested teachers across the country.
The Rosenthal Prize for Innovation in Math Teaching has four goals: To recognize and reward exceptional 4th through 12th grade teachers who employ innovation(s) appropriate to the upper elementary or middle school classroom. To demonstrate to the education profession and the general public that innovative math teaching exists and can successfully reach the middle grades. To replicate the successful innovative activity of the winning teacher, distribute it to classrooms across the country, and positively impact math education in the United States. To encourage innovation and incorporation of hands-on methods in classrooms around the country. To apply go to: http://in.momath.org/rosenthalprize/