Science of Sport Teacher Training
September 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm| Free
On September 26, 2018, from 4-8 p.m., Science of Sport will host a Teacher Training program sponsored by the Allstate Sugar Bowl in the Superdome’s St. Charles Club Lounge. Forty area teachers representing 4th through 8th grades will be presented with a custom Science of Football curriculum that showcases the history and statistics of the Sugar Bowl throughout the years and a Classroom Kit which includes tools to use in the classroom that coordinate with the lesson plans.
The Science of Sport is a non-profit foundation dedicated to developing curriculum and programming that promotes Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Their programs are designed to bring math and science to life through hands-on learning by providing engaging programs for students and teachers.
The Science of Sport has developed football related lesson plans that provide a mechanism for elementary and middle school students to improve their academic performance. Their goal is to translate the love of football into an appreciation, understanding, and passion of the science and mathematics underlying the sport.