Mathematics

ELA (X) - Mathematics (X)

Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine

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Ada Lovelace, the daughter of the famous romantic poet, Lord Byron, develops her creativity through science and math. When she meets Charles Babbage, the inventor of the first mechanical computer, Ada understands the machine better than anyone else and writes the world's first computer program in order to demonstrate its capabilities.

Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine

Introduction to Writing Prompts

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Observe a middle school teacher using writing prompts in a mathematics lesson and consider the value of incorporating writing in the mathematics classroom.

Measurement: What's Your Angle?

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In this professional development video, teachers focus on the topic of measurement and have students apply inductive reasoning skills to devise procedures for using a protractor. This video can be used in conjunction with the What's Your Angle? lesson plan.