Go figure!: mathematics through sports
Boost math scores with this unique approach that is guaranteed to get kids out onto the playing field of mathematics. Based on the new NCTM and AASL standards, this book helps students explore math concepts through activities based on sports themes.
For each activity there are guidelines for the teachers, warm-up problems, a student plan, extended activities, and fascinating sports facts. Perfect for algebra and trigonometry classes, some of the projects can be used in physics courses. Many can also be adapted to basic middle school classes.
There are even activities for Information Literacy and quotes from the new AASL standards. This book helps you use the ever-popular topic of sports to excite reluctant learners about mathematics and make math more relevant to all learners.
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