Fantasy Football and Mathematics: A Resource Guide for Teachers and Parents, Grades 5 and Up
March 2007, Jossey-Bass
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- Tied to national math standards and can be tailored to different abilities: The programs include over 100 scoring systems that give teachers the ability to customize the content according to the skill level of their students and to reinforce specific math concepts, from fractions to algebra.
- A great way to make math exciting for kids of all ages: Fantasy sports are huge, with currently over 17 million participants in the U.S., and combining fantasy sports with teaching math is a wonderful way to keep kids interested and give them lots of practice in using math.
- Easy for teachers to implement: The instructions are easy to follow so teachers can start right away. They can use the games for one week or for a whole season to teach one math concept or many. In addition to the games, there are reproducible worksheets (also offered in the student workbooks), graphing activities, quizzes, and an answer key.