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Fantasy soccer and mathematics : a resource guide for teachers and parents

Author: Dan Flockhart
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, ©2007.
Series: Fantasy sports and mathematics series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Student create fantasy sports teams by picking real-life professional soccer players, and then follow their players' statistics and calculate their teams' total points using algebraic or nonalgebraic methods specifically designed to complement the math skills they are learning.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dan Flockhart
ISBN: 0787994464 9780787994464
OCLC Number: 123921695
Notes: "The innovative math program based on real-life sports statistics"--Cover.
Includes a complete set of reproducible worksheets.
Description: xxvii, 192 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Computing weekly points. How to play fantasy soccer and mathematics --
Explaining fantasy soccer and mathematics to students: handouts --
pt. 2. Using graphs. Graphing activities --
pt. 3. Using practice worksheets and quizzes. Practice worksheets --
Quizzes --
Assessment --
Answer keys.
Series Title: Fantasy sports and mathematics series.
Responsibility: Dan Flockhart.
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Dan Flockhart, M. Ed. , a professor and former middle school math teacher, developed a way to teach maths to kids in middle through to high school by having them play fantasy sports and work out  Read more...

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"Teachers who are seeking to find ways to engage and motivate their students through sports, particularly baseball, would be well served by this resource book." (Education Review, May 2007)

 
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