### Math & Fantasy Football

Dan Flockhart is a Math teacher at College of

the Redwoods, in Eureka, California.

The author developed this book on 'Fantasy

Football and Mathematics" as part of a thesis

project for a Masters degree at Humboldt

State University by combining 20 years'

participation in Fantasy Football with 11

years experience teaching mathematics to

students in grades 5–8. The book can be

found at www.fantasyfootballmath.com

and lists for $19.95. Dan launched this

company in 2004.

The book can be used as a teacher’s

resource guide for grades 5-12. The

guide aims to motivate students and

close the achievement gap between white students and underrepresented

students by capitalizing on the phenomenal growth of Fantasy Football, a

game in which 30 million people worldwide participate. The book

illustrates fractions, linear equations, some geometry and more with

football statistics and various scenarios. The website that accompanies

the book has many examples and further explanation of the concept.