Ada Byron Lovelace And The Thinking Machine

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Ada Byron Lovelace And The Thinking Machine

Author : Laurie Wallmark
ISBN : 9781939547200
Genre : Computer scientists
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Offers an illustrated telling of the story of Ada Byron Lovelace, from her early creative fascination with mathematics and science and her devastating bout with measles, to the ground-breaking algorithm she wrote for Charles Babbage's analytical engine.
Category: Computer scientists

Integrating Literature In The Disciplines

Author : Sharon Kane
ISBN : 9781000040081
Genre : Education
File Size : 37.33 MB
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The Second Edition of this practical and comprehensive resource offers a multitude of ways to incorporate literature into teaching and learning across a range of disciplines. Future and practicing teachers, librarians, instructional coaches, and school leaders can implement the ideas within this text to improve the literacy skills and knowledge of students, while also addressing standards and curricular goals of various content areas. The new edition recognizes a paradigm shift from content areas to disciplines, reflecting the specific ways reading and writing are used in different fields of study. Updated with current research and practices, the volume recommends and evaluates books in different genres and categories, with chapters on informational books; fiction; biography and memoir; poetry; and hands-on and how-to books. For every category, Kane provides a rationale, instructional strategies, and author studies, as well as lists and descriptions of books related to curricular areas. With a wealth of activities and new BookTalks, this Second Edition is greatly revised and features expanded attention to technology, digital learning, diversity, and culture. Using this text will create opportunities for deep discussions and will stimulate students’ interest and motivation to read and learn. Integrating Literature in the Disciplines helps educators identify books that fit with any subject to enhance the creative and affective dimensions of school life; encourages interdisciplinary connections; and increases the depth and relevance of lessons. It is ideal for professional development and serves as a tool for Readers’ Advisory to match books with readers throughout the school day and beyond.
Category: Education

Literacy And Learning In The Content Areas

Author : Sharon Kane
ISBN : 9781351206891
Genre : Education
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The Fourth Edition of Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas: Enhancing Knowledge in the Disciplines provides readers with the knowledge, motivation, tools, and confidence for integrating literacy in their disciplinary classrooms. Offering an original, literature-based approach to teaching disciplinary literacy, the new edition shares important ways in which teachers of courses in the disciplines can enhance student learning of subject matter and skills while also fostering their growth in the many facets of literacy. Throughout each chapter, Kane provides engaging and creative strategies and activities to make literacy come alive in discipline-specific courses and to encourage students to explore and learn in the classroom. Embedded in each chapter are examples, resources, and strategies to help readers actively engage with and implement literacy practices. These features include Teaching in Action examples by subject area; Activating Prior Knowledge activities to stimulate critical thinking to prepare readers to learn complex theoretical and conceptual material about teaching, learning, and literacy; and end-of-chapter Application Activities to apply field experiences to classroom use. New to the Fourth Edition Every chapter of this new edition is updated to reflect the current approaches, standards, and benchmarks for discipline-specific literacy. Enhanced Companion Website with BookTalks to introduce relevant books in many genres and subjects, encouraging readers to explore the books for themselves and providing a model for BookTalks in their own classrooms. Expanded practical instructional strategies for teaching literacy in math, science, and social studies. Updated to include newly published titles in children’s literature, young adult literature, and nonfiction.
Category: Education

Girls Who Changed The World

Author : Michelle Roehm McCann
ISBN : 9781471174926
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Going after you dream doesn’t have to wait – be empowered by these incredible women and start changing the world now. From the inspiring author of Girls Who Rocked the World comes another comprehensive collection of true, inspiring profiles of successful young women throughout history who made their mark on the world before turning twenty. Young women today crave strong, independent role models to look to for motivation. Girls Who Changed the World offers a fun and uplifting collection of influential stories with forty-five more movers and shakers who made a difference early on in life. From Cleopatra to Mindy Kaling, and Aretha Franklin to Emma Watson – each with her own incredible story of how she created life-changing opportunities for herself and the world – you’ll get to know these capable queens of empires and courageous icons of entertainment. Also included are profiles of gutsy teenagers who are out there rocking the world right now and personal aspirations from today’s young women.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

More Girls Who Rocked The World

Author : Michelle Roehm McCann
ISBN : 9781582706412
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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"Young women today crave strong, independent role models to look to for motivation. In the follow-up to the 2012 bestseller Girls Who Rocked the World, More Girls Who Rocked the World offers a fun and inspiring collection of influential stories with forty-five more movers and shakers who rocked the world before turning twenty. A variety of achievements, interests, and ethnic backgrounds are represented, from Annie Oakley and Cleopatra to Malala Yousafzai and Misty Copeland--each with her own incredible story of how she created life-changing opportunities for herself and the world. Personal aspirations from today's young women are also interspersed throughout the book, as well as profiles of teenagers who are out there rocking the world right now"--
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Numbers In Motion

Author : Laurie Wallmark
ISBN : 1939547636
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 41.36 MB
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Sophie Kowalevski was both a brilliant mathematician and a talented writer. Creative work nurtured her mathematical research, giving her a flexibility of thought she treasured. A wonderful STEAM figure, she not only did mathematical research, but she also created many literary works. This inspiring title tells the story of Sophie's journey as the first woman to receive a doctorate in mathematics, which required original research, holding a university chair in mathematics, and becoming the editor of a major scientific journal.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Grace Hopper

Author : Laurie Wallmark
ISBN : 1454920009
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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This is a children's book biography of Grace Hopper, who played a prominent role in the early days of computers.--
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Thinking Machines

Author : Niran B. Abbas
ISBN : 3825896447
Genre : Science
File Size : 23.52 MB
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The book explores historical traces of human life within the discourse of artifical intelligence. It addresses a matrix of themes about technology and change, ranging from the realm of the inanimate to the animate. it traces the ways in which the human spirit looks beyond its limitations and ponders the potentia of "being human." Niran Bahjat-Abbas is senior lecturer in the Department of Media and Cultural Studies at Kingston University, London (UK).
Category: Science

When Robots Kill

Author : Gabriel Hallevy
ISBN : 9781555538064
Genre : Law
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The first book to develop standards for the criminal liability of artificial intelligence technologies
Category: Law

The Calculating Passion Of Ada Byron

Author : Joan Baum
ISBN : UOM:39015011177832
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Traces the life of Ada Lovelace, Lord Byron's daughter, describes her mathematical education, and assesses her contributions to computer science
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Who Was Ada Lovelace

Author : Lucy Lethbridge
ISBN : 1904095763
Genre : Computers and women
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Daughter of the poet Lord Byron, Ada Lovelace was a child prodigy. Brilliant at maths, she read numbers like most people read words. In 1834 she came to the attention of scientist Charles Babbage, who had just built an amazing 'thinking machine'. Thus began a remarkable collaboration in the invention of computer. Ages 10+.
Category: Computers and women

The Bride Of Science

Author : Benjamin Woolley
ISBN : UVA:X004471543
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"[A] colorful cast of luminaries and rogues . . . This biography provides an intriguing glimpse into the beginnings of computer science and a reminder that character is destiny."­­Wall Street Journal Known in her day as an "enchantress of numbers," Ada Byron, Lady Lovelace, daughter of the poet Lord Byron, was one of the most fascinating women of the 19th century. In collaboration with Charles Babbage, inventor of the mechanical "thinking machine" that anticipated by more than a century the invention of the computer, Ada devised a method of using punch cards to calculate Bernoulli numbers and thus became the mother of computer programming. It was in her honor that, in 1980, the U.S. Department of Defense named its computer language "Ada." In this critically acclaimed biography, Benjamin Woolley, author of The Queen's Conjurer, portrays Ada Byron's life as the embodiment of the schism between the worlds of romanticism and scientific rationalism. He describes how Ada's efforts to bridge these opposites with a "poetical science" was the driving force behind one of the most remarkable careers of the Victorian Age.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Aeds Proceedings

Author : Association for Educational Data Systems
ISBN : STANFORD:36105007956910
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The Ultimate Girls Guide To Science

Author : Beth Caldwell Hoyt
ISBN : 1582700923
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Offers students a comprehensive guide to women in science, complete with mini-bios of young girl scientists, profiles of famous women scientists in history, and easy experiments. Original.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Holodeck In The Garden

Author : Peter Freese
ISBN : UOM:39015060361972
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Collecting twenty essays written by distinguished scholars from the United States and Germany, The Holodeck in the Garden offers an informative tour of the complex interrelations between science, technology, and contemporary American literature. Contributors include Michael Berube writing on Colson Whitehead's The Intuitionist; Joseph Conte on William Gibson and Bruce Sterling; David Cowart on Don DeLillo's Cosmopolis; Carl Djerassi on science-in-fiction; N. Katherine Hayles on Neal Stephenson's Cryptonomicon; Ursula Heise on risk and narrative in the contemporary novel; John Johnston on network theory; Brian McHale on Harry Mathews, Kathy Acker, and Gilbert Sorrentino; Joseph Tabbi on William Gaddis; and Curtis White on the "Great American Disaster Machine."
Category: Literary Criticism

Personal Computing Digest

Author : James R. Gerdes
ISBN : UOM:39015011736918
Genre : Electronic data processing
File Size : 50.2 MB
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Category: Electronic data processing

Computers In Society

Author : Kathryn Schellenberg
ISBN : 1561344494
Genre : Computers
File Size : 80.53 MB
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Category: Computers

Women Composers And Music Technology In The United States

Author : Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner
ISBN : 0754604616
Genre : Music
File Size : 63.93 MB
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This book is the most definitive attempt to date to discuss the achievements of women as composers of experimental and avant-garde music from the 1930s to the present day. Using a wealth of primary material, it also explores currently relevant issues in gender and technology. Drawing out the relationships between composers and their working environments, and between teachers and students, Elizabeth Hinkle-Turner discusses the contribution of women composers to electroacoustic music. The book includes a bibliography and discography covering the work of ninety composers.
Category: Music