WorldCat Identities

Escalante, Jaime

Overview
Works: 119 works in 225 publications in 3 languages and 7,427 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Educational films  Internet videos  Biography  Biographical films  Documentary films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Educational television programs  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Dedicatee, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Stand and Deliver by Edward James Olmos( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Jaime Escalante, a math teacher at East Los Angeles' Garfield High School, who refuses to write off his inner-city students as losers. Escalante pushes and inspires 18 students who were struggling with math to become math whizzes
Math, who needs it?!( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning in Jaime Escalante's East Los Angeles classroom, this video is a fun and exciting adventure showing how math is used in real life. With guest appearences by Bill Cosby, Dizzy Gillespie, Teri Garr, Joe Piscopo, Marla Gibbs, Paul Rodriguez, Jeff Altman, Rosana DeSoto, Paula Poundstone, Charles Fleischer, D.L. Hughley, world class professionals, engineers and designers, viewers are shown the applications of math from skateboard design to fashion, sports and music
Futures by Henry Binns( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussions on a variety of vocations intended to motivate students in grades 7-12 to study mathematics
Statistics & sports performance( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using statistics is a method which allows us to confidently project what could happen in the future based on past results. Highlights the increasing role of statistics in the census, in the music industry, in marketing, politics, and sports. Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chairman of President Bush's Council on Physical Fitness visits the classroom to discuss the role of statistics in determining the physical fitness of our nation's youth. Athletic performance is being shaped by technological innovation. Students see mathematics used at Santa Cruz Skateboards, Nike, Dodger Stadium, Specialized Bicycles, and other venues. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jackie Joyner-Kersee join Escalante in exploring the impact mathematics is having on world class athletics
Agriculture ; Aircraft design( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a series designed to motivate students in grades 7 through 12 to study math and science. Students learn that only through an understanding of mathematics can engineers design aircraft that can stay in the air
Putting man in space & Sound engineering( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America is committed to manning our first space station--an accomplishment of engineering and imagination. Astronaut Bonnie Dunbar joins Escalante to take students to Johnson Space Center in Houston to demonstrate how math is fundamental to the engineering that shapes our ability to operate in outer space. Students get a look at NASA's Mission Control, Weightless Environment Training Facility, Flight Simulation and Robotics Laboratory. The world of modern sound technology is designed and built using the language of mathematics. Students travel behind the scenes to a rock concert, recording studio, the world famous Hollywood Bowl, and meet film soundtrack composer Hans Zimmer. Students meet Dr. Elizabeth Cohen, sound acoustician for the Hollywood Bowl; Dr. Amar Bose, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at MIT, and president and founder of the Bose Corporation
Cartography ; Fashion( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Cartography, students learn how mapping requires the use of scale, rations, points and coordinates and the most important tool, the computer. Actor Edward James Olmos joins Escalante and Carlos Hagen-Lautrup, head of UCLA's Bruman (map) Library as this segment explores state-of-the-art mapping processes. In Fashion, students learn the importance of mathematics in the creation, manufacturing and marketing of clothing. Actor Kadeem Hardison and top model Cindy Crawford join Escalante and the students in discovering the realities behind designing and marketing "math" team jackets
Water engineering ; Optics( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Water engineering, students learn how mathematics is vital to the management of water, from flood control to the management of water supplies to large population areas. Film director Jame Cameron (The Abyss) joins Escalante to explore the water supply from New York to California where literally billions of gallons of water are needed daily. In Optics, students learn how lasers and fiber optics will revolutionize medicine, media and communications. Students see inside the University of Arizona, Tucson, Optical Sciences Center where they meet world famous astronomer Roger Angel. They also meet world renowned photo-journalist Mary Ellen Mark and photographer J.P. Morgan
Personal communication and mass communication( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first segment shows students how math relates to pagers, cellular phones, satellites, and fiber optics. The second segment discusses the role math plays in the mass communication industries including TV, radio, and satellite hook-ups
Animal care and fitness and physical performance( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First segment shows students how mathematics is used to develop more high-tech and efficient ways to care for animals. Second segment shows how math is important in sports (in the physics of shooting a basketball), dance (geometry), nutrition, biomechanics, etc
Renewable energy and environmental science and technology( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first segment takes students to Zond Industry's wind machines, to Sandia National Laboratories' solar tower, and to the Luz Corporation's solar collectors to learn how math is used in developing advanced energy concepts such as photovoltaics, geothermal, and biomass. The second segment explores the question of "What does math have to do with saving the planet?" Discusses how math concepts such as inequalities (greater-than, less-than) are applied to solar detoxification, biodiversity, global warming and the engineering of recycling and landfills
Future habitats and advanced transportation( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first segment explores how math is used to shape our vision of the future, including designing lunar landing stations, asteroid colonies, Mars outposts and other possibilities. The second segment explores advanced transportation and shows how math is used to help designers and visionaries develop cars, trains, and other transportation systems for the future
Meteorology and ocean exploration( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how math concepts help professionals in meteorology and physical, geological, chemical, and marine oceanography
Graphic design ; Industrial design( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows students how the graphic design profession offers practical applications of math in the forms of advertising, entertainment, and communication; and how geometric shapes and proportions are applied to every design
Futures: Water engineering( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Graphic design : what's in a logo? by Henk van Assen( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows students how the graphic design profession offers practical applications of math in the forms of advertising, entertainment, and communication
Water engineering : & Optics( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the connection of mathematics to water engineering
Future habitats( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how math is used to shape our vision of the future, including designing lunar landing stations, asteroid colonies, Mars outposts and other possibilities
Environmental science and technology( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the question of "What does math have to do with saving the planet?" Discusses how math concepts such as inequalities (greater-than, less-than) are applied to solar detoxification, biodiversity, global warming and the engineering of recycling and landfills
Architecture & structural engineering( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shapes such as parabolas, triangles and ellipses are used to introduce the professions of architecture and structural engineering. Professionals in these areas talk about their work
 
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Alternative Names
Escalante Gutiérrez, Jaime Alfonso

Gutiérrez, Jaime Alfonso Escalante

Jaime Escalante Bolivian educator, teacher and mathematician (1930-2010)

Jaime Escalante opvoeder uit Bolivia (1930-2010)

Хайме Эскаланте

ジェイミー・エスカランテ

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