Blog posts tagged with 'football'

Gaining Girls' Interest in Football with Math

Gaining Girls' Interest in Football

The rough and tumble game of football does not always appeal to a female audience. Girls may have a difficult time appreciating the game. It can be hard for them to connect to football, especially when female players are few and far between. Fans of football look forward to watching their teams ba...

Throwing Football into Math

Throwing Football into Math. How you can use the popular sport to teach math.

You will never hear a master math teacher declare that football is just a game. Football can be used to illustrate essential mathematical concepts: addition, percentages, averages, and probability all have their place on the playing field. Games on the gridiron constantly provide new opportunities...