Math... Who Needs It?! (grades 8-12) Jaime Escalante is joined by celebrity guests including Bill Cosby, the late jazz great Dizzy Gillespie, and Teri Garr to bring home the message that math isn't something to be afraid of--it's something to use.
Math...Who Needs It?! combines inspiring scenes from Escalante's classroom and behind-the-scenes interviews with professionals in math-related fields.
FUTURES with Jaime Escalante (grades 9-12) FUTURES was designed to motivate interest in mathematics by showing students that math is the language of the future--and a passport to creative and rewarding jobs in fields ranging from fashion and skateboard design to architecture and space exploration.
The most popular instructional television series in the history of PBS. FUTURES features acclaimed math teacher Jaime Escalante (profiled in the feature film Stand and Deliver), and is intended for use with students in middle school, high school and community colleges.
Good Morning Miss Toliver (staff development) A celebration of the teaching profession, and the power of a teacher's conviction that all students can learn.
This profile of East Harlem Tech/PS 72's Kay Toliver has become one of the most-widely used staff development resources in the country. More than 10 awards, including the George Foster Peabody Award, the Gabriel Award and the Robert Townsend Social issues Award. Find out more.
The National Math Trail (grades 3-12 / staff development) Are you looking for ways to integrate technology into your mathematics curriculum? Get students motivated? Improve their skills?
How about a staff development program that helps teachers accomplish all of the above--in the same activity!