Basketball is used to teach math concepts

01/13/2010 | Peoria Journal Star (Ill.)

Fifth-graders in one Illinois district are taking part in a program created by their district's math coordinator to bring math learning to life through basketball. Members of a nearby college's basketball team worked with students on free throws and jump shots at a recent practice, after which the fifth-graders took time to learn a practical application for their math skills by recording their statistics. Students also follow the stats of particular players throughout the year.

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