Getting Football Fans To Appreciate The Most-Hated Subject

May 31, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

A Reporting Piece Covering One of the Four Categories of Hard News : EDUCATION
Where Combining Those Two Together Can Not Only Help Students in Academic Performance, but It will also Get Football Fans (Young and Old) Take an Interest in a Hard Education Subject.
There are football fans that are so pre-occupied with the game, they do not take an interest in something useful like math. Why is that the way it is? Sheila Bieker is a PPCC Career planning advisor, whose office is across from the math lab at the Downtown Studio campus.
They are afraid of math, because it is overwhelming and hard to understand. Fans are so caught up in the action, they find it hard to figure out what is a numerator and denominator, and they find it hard to figure out equations. If fans use math, they can evaluate the length of the football field, and how far the player needs to throw the ball in order for the touchdown.

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