The March Madness Skills Challenge provides fifth grade teachers the opportunity to easily blend fun into the Indiana Department of Education Standards with the NCAA® Men's Basketball Championship!
March Madness Bracket Challenge
Get ready for March Madness and learn how to build a NCAA Bracket, making math more fun!
Stories from college student athletes aligned with a weekly theme.
March Madness Updates
Weekly Updates from students at the National Sports Journalism Center at Indiana University. Example: How to fill out a bracket, Cinderella stories, and updates on the Championship.
Mix math, science, social studies, and language arts with March Madness. Example: Integrate physics into basketball activities taught by NCAA student-athletes.
Build essential skills through curated lessons. Example Lesson: CODE 5.2.8 (Roles of Citizens) Self-awareness featuring NCAA legend Coach Dale Brown.
Explore various topics aligned with the Championship and Indiana academic standards.
The programming is FREE and is approximately 15-20 minutes daily starting March 1 through April 2. Programming is also available on demand.
In addition, each participating teacher from the Indianapolis area will receive access to the fieldXperience platform for optional career and personal development with badges and a verified performance report.