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Learning Math: Patterns, Functions, and Algebra is a production of WGBH Interactive and WGBH Educational Programming and Outreach for Annenberg Media.

Copyright 2001 WGBH Educational Foundation. All Rights Reserved.

This course is based on material developed under the NSF grant "Reaching Every Teacher: A Systemic Approach to Increased Student Achievement K-12" (#955-3871). The award was made to the Waltham Public Schools in collaboration with the Education Development Center (EDC).

The contents of this module were developed in part under a grant to PBS from the Department of Education, Award Number R286A950001-99. However, the contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.

Senior Producer
Ted Sicker

Curriculum Director
Denise Blumenthal

Content Developer
Faye Nisonoff Ruopp, Educational Consultant, MA

Curriculum Project Coordinators
Anna Brooks
Laura O'Neill

Core Advisors
Carol Findell
Bowen Kerins
Joan Lukas
Michelle Manes

Designers
Plum Crane
David Crawford
Lisa Rosenthal
Christian Wise

Web Developers
Joe Brandt
Kirsten Connelly

Business Manager
Joe Karaman
Mary Mlodzinska

Unit Manager
Maria Constantinides
Rhonda Moniz

With the assistance of
Joshua Crane
Nina Farouk
Jessica Rueter
Keith Wagner

Video Series Production Credits    Back to top

Learning Math: Patterns, Functions, and Algebra is a production of WGBH Educational Foundation for Annenberg Media.

Executive Producer
Michele Korf

Senior Project Director
Amy Tonkonogy

Producer
John Browne

Content Developer
Faye Nisonoff Ruopp, Educational Consultant, MA

Facilitator
Ruth Cossey

Advisors
Nicholas Branca, San Diego State University, Calif.
Mary Eich, Newton Public Schools, Mass.
Hollee Freeman, TERC, Mass.
Susan Friel, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
DeAnn Huinker, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Susan Lamon, Marquette University, Wis.
Miriam Leiva, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Joan Lukas, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Carol Malloy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Michelle Manes, Education Development Center, Mass.
Bill Masalski, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Arthur Powell, Rutgers-Newark College of Arts and Sciences, N.J.
Sid Rachlin, East Carolina University, N.C.
Andee Rubin, TERC, Mass.
Marty Simon, Pennsylvania State University
Myriam Steinback, TERC, Mass.

Editor
Miguel Picker

Project Coordinator
Sanda Zdjelar

Associate Producers
Irena Fayngold
Jessica Rueter

Production Manager
Mary Ellen Gardiner

Post-Production Associate Producer
Peter Villa

Production Coordinator
Lisa Eure

Location Coordinator
Nathan Gunner

Director
Fred Barzyk

Camera
Sam Ameen
Bill Charette
Bart Childs
Lance Douglas
Larry LeCain
Steve McCarthy

Audio
Steve Bores
Chris Bresnahan
Mario Cardenas
Charlie Collias
David King
Keith McManus
Giles Morin
Andy Turrett

Grip
Brian Snider

Intern
David Siegel

Design
Gaye Korbet
Daryl Myers
Alisa Placas

On-line Editors
David Eells
John O'Brien

Sound Mix
John Jenkins
Dan Lesiw

Original Music
Tom Martin

Narrator
John Browne

Business Manager
Joe Karaman

Unit Manager
Maria Constantinides

Office Coordinators
Justin Brown
Ivy Moylan
Laurie Wolf

Special Thanks   Back to top

Video Production
Opening Montage:
John Belcher, The Algebra Project

Session 1. Eric the Sheep:
"Eric the Sheep" is taken from Maths 300
Permission has been given by the publisher, Curriculum Corporation, PO Box 177,
Carlton South, Victoria. 3053. Australia
http://www.curriculum.edu.au
Email: sales@curriculum.edu.au
Tel #: 61 (3) 9207 9600
Fax #: 61 (3) 9639 1616

Moses, Robert P., Meiko Kamii, Susan McAllister Swap, and Jeffrey Howard. "The Algebra Project: Organizing in the Spirit of Ella."
Harvard Educational Review 59, no. 4 (1989): 423-443. © 1989 by the President and Fellows of Harvard College. All rights reserved.
For permission to use this article outside of the context of this course, please contact Harvard Educational Review at http://gseweb.harvard.edu/hepg/her.html.

Session 3. Algebra and Medicine:
Dr. Alan Fujii, Dr. Merle Carter, and Theresa Perkins, Boston Medical Center

Session 4. Proportional Scaling:
Mark Spearing, Richard Perdichizzi, Antoine Deux, and Chiang Juay Teo,
Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT
Bettmann/CORBIS

Session 5. Slope and House Construction:
Norm Abram, This Old House
So You Want to Build A House, by Peter Hotton, Little, Brown & Company, 1976

Session 6. Balance in Pianos:
David Stanwood, Stanwood Piano Innovations
Jong Hwa Park, New England Conservatory

Session 7. Population Growth:
Mary Bachman, Harvard School of Public Health
DDB Issues & Advocacy on behalf of the David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Session 8. Tides:
Captain Greg Manchester and Pilot Mark Nickowal, The Steamship Authority
Captain Richard G. Gurnon, Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Session 9. Cryptography:
Dr. Ari Juels, RSA Security Inc.
Crispin Richey, The Construction Site
Elena Graceffa

Session 9. Homework:
Problems are adapted from Algebra: Themes, Tools and Concepts, by Anita Wah and Henry Picciotto (New York: Creative Publications, Wright Group/ McGraw-Hill, 1993).
The material may not be reproduced without the written permission of Wright Group/McGraw-Hill.

Session 10, Grades K-2. Part C:
Problems are adapted from Groundworks: Algebraic Thinking, Grade 1 and Grade 2, by Carole Greenes and Carol Findell (New York: Creative Publications, Wright Group/McGraw-Hill, 1998).
The material may not be reproduced without the written permission of Wright Group/McGraw-Hill.

Session 10, Grades 3-5. Part D:
Problems are adapted from Groundworks: Algebraic Thinking, Grade 5, by Carole Greenes and Carol Findell (New York: Creative Publications, Wright Group/McGraw-Hill 1998).
The material may not be reproduced without the written permission of Wright Group/McGraw-Hill.

Session 10, Grades 6-8. Part D:
Problems are adapted from Groundworks: Algebraic Thinking, Grade 7, by Carole Greenes and Carol Findell (New York: Creative Publications, Wright Group/McGraw-Hill 1998).
The material may not be reproduced without the written permission of Wright Group/McGraw-Hill.

Source Credits
Birkhauser Publishing Ltd.
Curriculum Corporation
Education Development Center, Inc.
Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.
Glencoe/McGraw-Hill
Harvard Educational Review
Malcolm Swan and Shell Centre Publications
Math Forum Project
Mathematical Association of America
Mathematics Education Dialogues
McDougal Littell
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
SRA/McGraw-Hill
Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley
Shelley Kriegler and the UCLA Department of Mathematics
Suzanne Chapin and Boston University (supported by the U.S. Department of Education)
University of Chicago Math Project
Wright Group/McGraw-Hill

Site Location
Oak Hill School, Newton, Mass.


 

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