What Does Teaching and Baseball Have in Common?

Posted on August 08, 2011

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Reflections On Baseball and Education

Spring Training started in mid-February, which means the 2011 baseball season is about to begin for Major League Baseball.  Baseball keeps statistics……..Schools keep and analyze data. (Think ERA, RBI, and Slugging Percentage versus AYP, Graduation Rate, and Formative Assessment Data). Baseball requires the combined effort of a team…….In recent years, educators have realized the power of a professional learning team. Baseball has Rookie Ball, A, AA, AAA, and MLB……….Education has pre-school, elementary, middle, and high school.  Read more HERE>

Author: Steven Weber Curriculum Director/Specialist, Hillsborough, NC