Teaching Mathematics Using Popular Culture

Teaching Mathematics Using Popular Culture

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Mathematics teachers often struggle to motivate their students. One way to cultivate and maintain student interest is for teachers to incorporate popular media into their methodology. Organized on the subject strands of the Common Core, this book explores math concepts featured in contemporary films and television shows and offers numerous examples high school math teachers can use to design lessons using pop culture references. Outlines for lessons are provided along with background stories and historical references.Strategies for Common Core Instruction from Film and Television Elana Reiser ... In an episode of That a#39;70s Show (season 5, episode 8), Kelso brings Erica#39;s math teacher over to Erica#39;s house as his Thanksgiving date. When Eric asks how he could do this, Kelso says that she wona#39;t quiz him, but just in case she does, the square root of zero is zero. In The ... that will make people answer a quiz question before they are allowed to send a text or call somebody when possibly drunk.


Title:Teaching Mathematics Using Popular Culture
Author: Elana Reiser
Publisher:McFarland - 2015-10-26
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