Have you heard about the NBA Math Hoops? Well, if you serve 4th to 7th graders (and especially basketball-crazy boys) in your Afterschool program you really need to hear about this amazing opportunity!

NBA Math Hoops is a fast-paced basketball board game, curriculum, and community program that allows students to learn fundamental math skills through direct engagement with the real statistics of their favorite NBA and WNBA players. The NBA Math Hoops curriculum is tied to Common Core State Standards and 21st Century Learning Skills, and it has been shown to improve students’ basic math skills and understanding of statistics, in addition to their interpersonal skills, driving them to collaborate more effectively with their peers.

With an appreciation and understanding of math, students will become passionate, self-directed learners, and they will have the capacity to control their personal and educational narratives. They will have a better chance of graduating from high school, attending college, and ultimately pursuing meaningful careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. We create Math Champions, one game at a time.

NBA Math Hoops is developed and distributed by Learn Fresh, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, in association with NBA Cares. Learn Fresh seeks to eliminate racial and socioeconomic achievement gaps, and ensure that all U.S. students are engaged in school and have a solid foundation in fundamental skills.

Want to learn more?  Join the webinar on Friday, September 8th at 2:00 PM as OAN Director Nichelle Harris introduces you to Colleen Serafini, Director of Program Partnerships and Outreach for Learn Fresh. Colleen will answer questions and tell you more about NBA Math Hoops!

Here is the webinar information:

Friday, September 8th

2:00 PM EST

1. Dial into the conference:
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Access Code: 317425
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2. Join the online meeting:
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Online Meeting ID: director551

At the scheduled date and time of the meeting, dial into the conference line. When prompted, enter the Access Code followed by the pound key.
To join the online meeting, click on the meeting link listed above and follow the prompts to join the meeting.
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