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Sports Analytics for Students

Who would have thought strike zones and statistics make the perfect pair? Inspired by a sports analytics conference, University School of Nashville educator Joel Bezaire is making his case for connections between math and sports organizations with his aptly titled curriculum "Sports Analytics For Students." Math educators in search of a fun way to wrap-up the school year and caregivers looking for...

https://prealgebraone.wordpress.com/sports-analytics-for-stu...
The Rise of Hyphenated Last Names in Pro Sports

You may have the jersey of a favorite athlete hanging in their closet, but have you ever thought about the significance of the name on the back? Jan Diehm, a self-proclaimed sports enthusiast and writer for The Pudding, has. "The Rise of Hyphenated Last Names in Sports" uses data from various sports reference sites to track the frequency of hyphenated last names in several different leagues...

https://pudding.cool/2019/05/hyphens/
Italian Paleography

Launched in July 2019, Italian Paleography catalogs more than 100 Italian papers and manuscripts from the 14th to 18th centuries, presented alongside "tools for deciphering them and learning about their social, cultural, and institutional settings." Paleography is a discipline concerned with studying "histories of handwriting," across various mediums, in context with the relationship between the...

https://italian-paleography.library.utoronto.ca/
Science Sparks

Created by educator Emma Vanstone and blogger Kerry Farrow, Science Sparks! is a blog that lives up to its motto of "making science fun for kids." The site curates a variety of at-home activities that are both delightful and informative. Activities are categorized by age level (Early Years Science and Primary Science), as well as some more general themes (Science Projects, STEM Challenges, and...

https://www.science-sparks.com/
The Splendid Table

The Splendid Table got its start as a call-in show on Minnesota Public Radio in the 1990s. Today the show is hosted by food writer Francis Lam, who took over from Lynne Rossetto Kasper in 2018. Recent episodes are featured on the front page of the website. For a full archive dating back to 1999 check out the Episodes page. Weekly installments cover topics such as, for example, safe practices for...

https://www.splendidtable.org/