Baseball in the Classroom  By: Dale Williams      EDIM 510
Overviewo How baseball relates  to Math concepts.o Analyze statistics and  interpret data.o Applying basic math to  calcul...
Looking at Baseball              Statisticso Identify and order  whole numbers and  decimalso Examine baseball  statistics...
Batting Average                               o Understand that                                 fractions represent       ...
Videoconferenceo National Baseball Hall of Fame  and Museum   o Introduction   o Discuss how math and baseball     are rel...
Fantasy Baseballo Apply what they  have learned  about statistics.o Create and track  their own fantasy  baseball team.
Referenceso Grant, J. (2010, September 12). Major League Baseball |  Flickr - Photo Sharing!. Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sh...
References continuedo Blum, D. (2010, August 29). DSCF2618 | Flickr - Photo  Sharing!. Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. ...
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  1. 1. Baseball in the Classroom By: Dale Williams EDIM 510
  2. 2. Overviewo How baseball relates to Math concepts.o Analyze statistics and interpret data.o Applying basic math to calculate baseball statistics.
  3. 3. Looking at Baseball Statisticso Identify and order whole numbers and decimalso Examine baseball statisticso Students build a Fantasy team based on batting and pitching statistics.
  4. 4. Batting Average o Understand that fractions represent parts of a whole. o Students practice setting up averages in the form of fractions.o Convert fractions to decimals and round decimal numbers.o Track player success rate.
  5. 5. Videoconferenceo National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum o Introduction o Discuss how math and baseball are related. o Reinforce math concepts o Question and answer period
  6. 6. Fantasy Baseballo Apply what they have learned about statistics.o Create and track their own fantasy baseball team.
  7. 7. Referenceso Grant, J. (2010, September 12). Major League Baseball | Flickr - Photo Sharing!. Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. Retrieved February 25, 2012, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/jonahgrant/4980972861/o McCloskey, C. (2006, September 2). Hall of Fame Club View | Flickr - Photo Sharing!. Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. Retrieved February 25, 2012, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/mccolin/244209516/o Ableman, S. (2010, June 8). Stephen Strasburg - First Major League Pitch | Flickr - Photo Sharing!. Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. Retrieved February 25, 2012, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/ableman/4684325288/
  8. 8. References continuedo Blum, D. (2010, August 29). DSCF2618 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!. Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. Retrieved February 25, 2012, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/dinur/4940648084/o Blum, D. (2011, April 24). IMG_6349 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!. Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. Retrieved February 25, 2012, from http://www.flickr.com/photos/dinur/5653272040/o Statistics: Batter Up! | Baseball Hall of Fame. (n.d.). Baseball Hall of Fame | . Retrieved February 25, 2012, from http://baseballhall.org/education/school- programs/curriculum/statistics
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