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People from Cochabamba Department: People from Cochabamba (City), Jaime Escalante, Jaime Paz Zamora, Julio Csar Baldivieso

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Published June 11th 2010
ISBN : 9781157906766
Paperback
108 pages
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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: People From Cochabamba (City), Jaime Escalante, Jaime PazMorePurchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: People From Cochabamba (City), Jaime Escalante, Jaime Paz Zamora, Julio Csar Baldivieso, Daniel Salamanca Urey, Juan Jos Torres, Wlter Guevara, Lidia Gueiler Tejada, scar Carmelo Snchez, Carlos Fernando Borja, lvaro Garca Linera, Windsor Del Llano, Eduardo Rodrguez, Mauricio Baldivieso, William Ramallo, Marco Sandy, Diego Bengolea, Vladimir Soria, Jaime Laredo, Jos Ramiro Surez Soruco, Marcelo Quiroga Santa Cruz, Did Torrico, Franz Calustro, Javier Del Granado, Christian Vargas, Edgar Rolando Olivares, Carlos Blanco Galindo, lvaro Ricaldi, Vladimir Castelln, Marcelo Carballo, Pedro Power, Mauricio Soria, Pedro Blanco Soto, Edward Zenteno, Mario Camacho, Dominique Peltier, Pedro Ignacio Rivera, Wilson Hermosa Gonzlez, Jorge Wilstermann. Excerpt: Jaime Alfonso Escalante Gutierrez (December 31, 1930 March 30, 2010) was a Bolivian-born American educator well-known for teaching students calculus from 1974 to 1991 at Garfield High School, East Los Angeles, California. Escalante was the subject of the 1988 film Stand and Deliver, in which he is portrayed by Edward James Olmos. Jaime Escalante was born in December 31, 1930 La Paz, Bolivia. In 1964, in anticipation of moving to the United States, he began studying science and mathematics. Upon moving from Bolivia to California, Escalante could not speak English. Escalante studied at night at Pasadena City College to earn a degree in mathematics, working by day at a computer corporation (Burroughs Corporation). He subsequently continued his schooling at night to earn a mathematics degree at California State University, Los Angeles where he studied calculus. In 1974 he began teaching at Garfield High School. Escalante was initially so disheartened by the lack of preparation of his student... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=184804