Girls, Math, Computers, and Football…

This story was broadcast on NPR Saturday, August 2. Here is the introduction taken from the WBUR (Boston) web site:

Math is not usually the favorite subject of 7th grade girls. That’s why all girl’s math classroom has been created at the Winthrop School in Bridgeport, Connecticut. And, contrary to the idea that girls don’t like sports, the teacher there is finding success in a curriculum that teaches math through fantasy sports.

Listen to the story (and see more cool math stuff) here. (You may need to scroll down to find the ‘Fantasy Football & Math’ story.)