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Learning Math: Number and Operations is a production of WGBH Interactive and WGBH Educational Programming and Outreach for Annenberg Media.

© 2003 WGBH Educational Foundation. All rights reserved.

Senior Producer
Ted Sicker

Curriculum Director
Denise Blumenthal

Content Developer
Carol R. Findell, Ed.D., Boston University, Massachusetts

Coordinating Producer
Sanda Zdjelar

Curriculum Developer
Anna Brooks

Special Projects Assistant
Nina Farouk

Core Advisors
Suzanne Chapin, Boston University, Massachusetts
Bowen Kerins, Mathematics Consultant
Michelle Manes, Mathematics Teacher and Education Consultant

Plum Crane
Lisa Rosenthal
Christian Wise

Web Developers
Joe Brandt
Kit Buckley
Rishi K. Connelly

Online Video Segment Coordinator
Mary Susan Blout

Business Managers
Walter Gadecki
Joe Karaman

Unit Managers
Maria Constantinides
Adriana Sacchi

Special Assistance of
Jennifer Davis-Kay
Rebecca Evans
Julie Wolf

Video Series Production Credits    Back to top

Learning Math: Number and Operations is a production of WGBH Educational Foundation for Annenberg Media.

Executive Producer
Michele Korf

Senior Project Director
Amy Tonkonogy

Christine Dietlin

Content Developer/Facilitator
Carol R. Findell, Ed.D., Boston University, Massachusetts

Hollee Freeman, TERC, Massachusetts
DeAnn Huinker, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Miriam Leiva, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Sid Rachlin, East Carolina University, North Carolina

Content Editor
Srdjan Divac, Harvard University, MA

On Location Consultants
Kenton G. Findell
Bowen Kerins

Glenn Hunsberger

Bob Roche

Associate Producers
Irena Fayngold
Pamela Lipton

Project Manager
Sanda Zdjelar

Additonal Editing
Dickran H. Manoogian

Production Manager
Mary Ellen Gardiner

Post Production Associate Producer
Peter Villa

Location Coordinator
Mary Susan Blout

Teacher Liaison
Lisa Eure

Set Design
Irena Fayngold

Set Assistant
Elena Graceffa

Kevin Burke
Bill Charette
Lance Douglas
Larry LeCain
Steve McCarthy
Dillard Morrison
David Rabinovitz

Steve Bores
Chris Bresnahan
Charlie Collias
Jose Leon
Dennis McCarthy
Gilles Morin

Timothy Barney
Ravi Blatt
Nina Farouk
Joe Gudema
Justin Hartery
Aimee Jones

Gaye Korbet
Daryl Myers
Alisa Placas

On-line Editors
Mark Geffen
John O'Brien

Sound Mix
John Jenkins
Dan Lesiw

Content Graphics
Glenn Hunsberger

Original Music
Tom Martin

Jeff Loeb

Business Manager
Joe Karaman

Unit Manager
Maria Constantinides

Office Coordinators
Justin Brown
Laurie Wolf

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Session 3
Number Systems for Computers

Deborah G. Douglas, Curator of Science and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Museum
Jason Glasgow, Principle Design Engineer, EMC Corporation
Rodney C. Marable, Principle Design Engineer, EMC Corporation
Photographs courtesy of MIT Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Session 4
How Do Computers Divide?

Professor Charles E. Leiserson, Lab for Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Archival footage courtesy of Analog Devices Inc., High Speed Converter Lab and Wafer Fabrication Facilities

Session 5
X-Ray Astronomy and Divisibility

Jennifer Lauer, Data Systems Operations, Chandra X-Ray Observatory
Madhu Sudan, Laboratory for Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Images courtesy of Chandra X-Ray Observatory:


Spiral galaxy NGC 4631: X-ray: NASA/UMass/D. Wang, et al.


Optical: NASA/HST/D. Wang, et al.


Antennae Galaxy: NASA/CXC/SAO/PSU/CMU


Mosaic of Galactic Center: NASA/UMass/D. Wang, et al.


Crab Nebula: NASA/CXC/SAO


Vela Pulsar: NASA/PSU/G. Pavlov, et al.


Supernova remnant E0102-72: X-ray: NASA/CXC/SAO, Optical: NASA/HST



Session 6
Internet Security

Michael Szydlo, Ph.D., Research Scientist, RSA Security, Inc.

Session 7
Babylonian Decimals

Dr. Kim Plofker, Postdoctoral Fellow, Dibner Institute
Dr. James Armstrong, Semitic Museum, Harvard University
Archival footage courtesy of Harvard University Art Museums. Illustrations taken from I. Mary Hussey, Sumerian Tablets in the Harvard Semitic Museum, Part II. © 1915 by Harvard University Press.

Session 8
Relative Reasoning in Finance

Geeta Aiyer, President, Walden Asset Management, A Division of US Trust Co. of Boston
Archival footage courtesy of Boston Stock Exchange, Costco Wholesale Corp., Walgreens Co., Merck and Co., Inc., and EMC, Inc.

Session 9
The Golden Rectangle in Architecture

Ed Tsoi, Architect

Archival footage courtesy of:
Bettmann/CORBIS, Harvard University Planning and Real Estate
Jonathan Hale, The Old Way of Seeing. © 1994 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Used with permission.
A. J. Bicknell, Bicknell's Victorian Buildings. © 1979 by Dover Publications. Used with permission.
Matila Ghyka, The Geometry of Art and Life. © 1946, 1977 by Dover Publications. Used with permission.

Session 10
Classroom Case Studies

Donna Donnell, Swasey Central School, Brentwood, NH
Victoria Miles, Abigail Adams Intermediate School, Weymouth, MA
Susan Weiss, Solomon Schechter Day School, Newton, MA

Site Location
Ferryway School, Malden, MA


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