By Matt Davis
After the New Year, there’s likely a bit of Super Bowl energy and excitement running through your classroom. Luckily, there are plenty of great ways to wrangle those murmurs and turn them into teachable moments. If you’re looking to incorporate the Super Bowl into your lessons in the coming weeks, here are some of my favorite football resources from around the web. There’s a little bit of every subject — from media studies, to math, science, and the arts.
Ideas for Teaching the Super Bowl Across the Curriculum: The Learning Network provides fun and interesting ways to bring the excitement of the Super Bowl into the classroom in this resource. There are ideas for all the different subject areas, including history, language arts, and science. Topics like Super Bowl history and football economics are covered, and links to useful New York Times content are included.