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March Madness Lesson Ideas and Activities

March 26, 2012

It feels like the madness began only recently, yet we’ve already reached the Final 4.  Sixty teams have packed their bags, but there’s still excitement to be had over the next week.

Have you harnessed any of the March Madness excitement for your lesson planning?  Here are a few ways teachers on BetterLesson have used basketball as a hook for math lessons:

Crazy Basketball Shots — Fake or Real? (use geometry to argue) by Ryan O’Grady

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Basketball Statistics Tracker (activity for practicing fractions) by Brette Garner

 

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