Including sports in lessons helps at-risk students in Calif. school

06/13/2010 | Sacramento Bee (Calif.) (free registration), The

The Sports Health Academy at one California high school is seeing success using sports themes to teach core subjects, primarily to at-risk students. Academy educators use baseball statistics to deliver math lessons, sports injuries to teach anatomy in health class and the origin of various sports to teach world history. The academy, which also offers classes in sports marketing, sports medicine and broadcasting, has led to better GPAs and improved attendance. It will be expanded in the fall to include more class years.

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