This PDF file presents a chapter of Motivation and Disposition: Pathways to Learning Mathematics (73rd Yearbook) in a downloadable file that preserves the design and layout of the book while allowing users to search and print selected pages.
Chapter 16: Using Movies and Television Shows as a Mathematics Motivator. Elana Reiser (St. Joseph’s College) explores contemporary movies and television shows that include one or more mathematical elements and suggests how mathematics teachers might use such media to boost student motivation.
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