ESP Biography
LAWRENCE WHISENANT, MIT Alum, Harvard Education Grad Student
Major: Archaeological Materials/Course3 College/Employer: Harvard Graduate School of Education Year of Graduation: 2012 

Brief Biographical Sketch:
I'm from a small town in north Alabama. I studied both Materials Science and Archaeology, and I was also in the Teacher Education Program at MIT. I'm a master's degree candidate at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Past Classes(Clicking a class title will bring you to the course's section of the corresponding course catalog)M6433: The Calculus: Derivatives, Limits, and Newton vs. Leibniz in Splash! 2012 (Nov. 17  18, 2012)
One of the biggest advancements in mathematics was the development of "The Calculus." In this course, we will look at the foundations of the subject (mathematically and historically) as well as the debate that emerged involving the two independent creators, Newton and Leibniz.
H5728: Tangled: A Comparative Survey in Spark! 2012 (Mar. 10, 2012)
Stories from our childhood often find their ways into the cinema. Join us in watching Disney's Tangled. We will learn about other versions of the Rapunzel story and find out what makes Tangled different.
M5167: Estimation: CLOSE ENOUGH! in Splash! 2011 (Nov. 19  20, 2011)
Need to know something exactly?
THEN SKIP THIS CLASS!
But if you want to be CLOSE ENOUGH, this is the class for you! How did we calculate the volume of Earth? Get a reasonable estimate in your head!
X4567: Estimation: CLOSE ENOUGH! in Spark! 2011 (Mar. 12, 2011)
Need to know something exactly?
THEN SKIP THIS CLASS!
But if you want to be CLOSE ENOUGH, this is the class for you! How did we calculate the volume of Earth? Get a reasonable estimate in your head!
