Go Figure!

Go Figure!

by Lesley S. J. Farmer


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781563087080
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/15/1999
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 11 - 17 Years

About the Author

LESLEY S. J. FARMER is Coordinator of Library Media Teacher Services Credential Program and Associate Professor of Library Media Technology at California State University, Long Beach. A frequent contributor to professional journals, she was selected by CSLA as the 1997 Technology School Librarian of the Year.

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