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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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