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Saving the World From Zombies (and Other Ways to Make Math Matter)

Ed Surge – Mandy Morgan and Steven Morgan

“It’s the first day of school. Students are lined up outside your door, not yet comfortable enough to talk to each other as they wait to be let into math class. You fist bump them as they enter, and nervously take their seats, unsure of what to expect. That’s when you hear it, just as the second bell rings to begin class: an emergency tone, like a siren. What is going on?! Without warning, an anxious Army commander flashes across the projected screen, briefing the class on an emergency situation. “Something bad’s happened,” the commander explains hurriedly. “I can’t go into much detail but you need to get out of the building as soon as possible. We’re being overrun…by zombies.” Students let out a sigh of relief, realizing it’s all pretend. But more importantly, every single one of them is listening attentively for their next instructions—right in the middle of math class.”(more)

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