Everything You Need to Design Your Exact Path Contest

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Coming Soon: Enter to Win $500 for Your School!

Planning to or already setting up a contest this fall? We want to hear about it! Bookmark this page and return on Oct. 4 to enter our $500 giveaway (we'll link you to a short survey).

Three lucky educators, one from each grade band—elementary, middle, and high school—will be selected at random to receive a $500 Target gift card for their school. 

You can be one of them! Don't forget to get inspired here, and we'll see you soon.

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In this recorded webinar you'll learn everything you need to know to effectively use Edmentum Courseware in your virtual, hybrid, or in-person classroom this year.

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Knowledge Map & 
Current Activities

Discover how to monitor 
learning path progress.

Usage Reporting
See how students are spending their time in the program.

Uncover how and when to use assignments to support learning.

Create unique challenges to motivate your students.

Grouping Tool
Auto-group students based 
on skill readiness.

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This school year, every educator is looking to keep students learning and minimize their risk of falling behind. Keep your learners excited and engaged wherever class is in session—whether that's at school, at home in quarantine, or in and out of both—using this flexible, step-by-step toolkit! 

The Contest is On! Tell us about your Exact Path fall contest plans, now until December 31st for the chance to win one of 3 $500 Target gift cards for your school! 

Enter to Win!


Decide who will compete.

Are you organizing a contest for students across your entire school or district? Alternatively, do you prefer to keep your contest on the smaller side by challenging just your class or grade level?


Determine how long it will run.

We recommend running your contest for at least two weeks to give students enough time to make real progress in the program. A month-long or six-week contest may be optimal, with check-ins and leaderboards posted every two weeks!


Choose your metric of success.

  • One option is to challenge your students to work within the program for a certain amount of time. Exact Path research confirms that students demonstrate significant growth when they spend at least 30 minutes per subject, weekly, working in their learning path!

  • Another idea is to challenge your students to earn Mastery Trophies. Students receive a trophy each time they earn an 80% or above on a skill assessed in their Progress Check.

This built-in Exact Path tool allows you to create, assign, and monitor challenges all in one spot. Students will be notified of any new challenges in their learner interface. Challenges are most helpful for class-wide contests. 

The Learning Path Progress Report allows you to review progress for all students within your account. This area is most helpful for school or districtwide contests. Export as a CSV, so you can quickly filter to build your leaderboard.

Use these editable flyers to reflect the details of your contest and start sharing with educators and families!

Educator Flyer


Spread the word about your contest.

As you decorate bulletin boards and design social media posts to promote your contest, you may find these helpful.

Edmentum LogoExact Path IconContest Badge
Exact Path Characters


Parent & Family Flyer

Social media is a great tool to inspire participation! Following your district privacy policy, tag @edmentum and use the hashtag #exactpathcontest on your favorite social channel.


Encourage students to track their progress.

Motivate students to build on their successes using our customizable printable trackers. These are perfect for displaying on in-class bulletin boards or even at home on the fridge. 


Recognize your winners and reward success!

Print Customized Certificates

Exact Path generates built-in certificates when students earn trophies and meet challenges, but you may also want to customize your own certificates. Use these editable templates to award grand prize winners or recognize top classes, grade levels, or even schools.

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Get Inspired to Compete!

Before taking the leap, you might be wondering: What does a contest look like in action? 
Dive into these exciting contest ideas and use cases for the ultimate classroom inspo!

Get all the details so you don't miss a beat.

You've got questions, we've got answers.

Spotlighting Two Successful Contests

Respond to our short survey to describe your fall semester contest plans. 

Three lucky educators, one from each grade band—elementary, middle, and high school—will be selected at random to receive a $500 Target gift card for their school!

Enter to Win!

Survey open through December 31, 2021. Visit the links below for more details.

Increase your chances by posting about your contest plans on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. 
Just tag @edmentum and use #exactpathcontest for additional entries!