Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Greatest March Madness program


Based on this data, which do you think is the greatest March Madness program ever?

Once students decide their “best program ever” challenge them use a different criteria than they originally used. That is, ask them to think of another way to determine the best program ever.  There are lots of ways to think about it.  No one way is the only way or the correct way.  The point is to get students reasoning and communicating mathematically.  Check out the activity below:


For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions.

Greatest_March_Madness2017.docx        Greatest_March_Madness2017-solution.pdf

CCSS: 6.RP.1, 6.RP.3, 6.SP.5, 7.RP.3, MP2, MP3

from Yummy Math

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