Activities to help teach students about leap day, leap year

02/27/2012 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The writers of this blog suggest 10 activities that teachers can use to teach students about leap year, leap day -- today -- and other calendar lessons. Teachers can help students use math to determine which day of the week their birthday will fall on or teach them about the science behind leap year. Students also can use math to determine how likely it is that someone's birthday would fall on leap day.

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