Humanities Moments

Humanities Moments

We’ve all had “humanities moments” — when our lives were made richer, more poignant, and meaningful because of the insights the humanities provide.

Top Secret Rosies

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In this moment a high school math teacher discusses the documentary Top Secret Rosies: The Female "Computers" of WWII. Beyond the awe for these women who took part in American military operations as human computers during World War II, this contributor is inspired by a statement made by one of the women in the movie, crediting her high school math teacher for her interest and advanced skills in mathematics.
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Why is this a Humanities Moment?

As a high school math teacher herself, this contributor understands the impact she can have on the life of her students, leading her to reflect on her own teaching– "Am I doing everything in my power to engage and energize my students so that they are open to their own potential and any opportunities that may come their way?"

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Top Secret Rosies

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As a high school math teacher herself, this contributor understands the impact she can have on the life of her students, leading her to reflect on her own teaching– "Am I doing everything in my power to engage and energize my students so that they are open to their own potential and any opportunities that may come their way?"

Description

In this moment a high school math teacher discusses the documentary Top Secret Rosies: The Female "Computers" of WWII. Beyond the awe for these women who took part in American military operations as human computers during World War II, this contributor is inspired by a statement made by one of the women in the movie, crediting her high school math teacher for her interest and advanced skills in mathematics.

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Erickson, LeAnn

Source

Top Secret Rosies: The Female "Computers" of WWII;

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top-secret-rosies

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