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NBA Players Show Students Why Math Matters on the Court

NBA Players Show Students Why Math Matters on the Court

Judging by the excitement and cheers in the John Hayden Johnson Middle School auditorium on Friday, you wouldn’t have guessed the students had gathered there to do math problems. But it’s not every day that your middle school is graced by the presence of NBA legends, players, and executives. Students at the Washington D.C. school

NBA + Discovery Education = A Math Slam Dunk

There’s a lot more to mathematics education than memorizing formulas and equations. Discovery Education wants to show students that math is at work all around us — that includes all the action on the court. We have teamed up with the NBA to create new, basketball-focused problems for Math Techbook, Discovery Education’s digital textbook series. These

March Madness! In April!

[Original Post by Kelsey Johnson] March may have come to an end, but the madness of the NCAA basketball tournament (March Madness) is still going strong! If you’re anything like me, you’ve spent the majority of the past two weekends glued to your couch watching countless hours of college basketball. If you have spent your