Motivation to Run

Run headlong into a great resource. Young mathematicians explore the Nike+ app to see which measure of central tendency motivates runners the most. They use two screenshots of the app to help them make their determinations.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Team up with a physical education teacher for the activity
  • If available, show the Nike+ app to pupils
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners must be familiar with central tendency

  • Incorporates a real-world situation to make the concept more relatable

  • No worksheet or handout
Common Core