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2017 Rosenthal Prize for Innovation and Inspiration in Math Teaching

The 2017 Rosenthal Prize is designed to recognize and promote hands-on math teaching in upper elementary and middle school classrooms. The Rosenthal Prize carries a cash award of $25,000 for the single best activity, plus up to five additional monetary awards for other innovative activities.  The winning teacher(s) will have the opportunity to share their innovative activities with educators across the country.  See the 2017 flyer to learn more.

What would you do with $25,000?  Don’t miss your chance to find out!  Apply by May 24 and you might be the next winner.

Plus, for a limited time, applicants will receive a free MoMath t-shirt when they submit their application.

If you are a math teacher with an original lesson you think is phenomenal, MoMath invites you to apply for the 2017 Rosenthal Prize for Innovation and Inspiration in Math Teaching.  The Rosenthal Prize recognizes and celebrates hands-on math teaching in classrooms across the country.  If your lesson is fun, outside the box, and helps connect students to real mathematics, MoMath wants to see it.  And the preliminary application process is easy.  Simply create an account, answer a few simple questions about your lesson, and you’ll be on your way!

Know an educator who would make a great candidate?  Nominate your favorite teacher at

Don’t miss your chance to learn how you could win thousands of dollars and share your inspiring lesson with teachers across the nation.  MoMath can’t wait to hear from you!

The application process for the 2017 Rosenthal Prize is open! Click here to apply. The submission period will close on May 24, 2017.

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About Heidi DeGarmo, South-Metro Salem STEM Webmaster (141 Articles)
Heidi DeGarmo is a senior at OregonTech majoring in IT-Health Informatics. As a combat veteran it is a passion of hers to pay it forward. The South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership (SMSP) is a collaboration of school districts, community colleges, universities, out-of-school programs and business and community partners that is focused on increasing student access and success in STEM fields.