George Lucas Educational Foundation
Alessandra King

Alessandra King

Middle School Math Coordinator

Alessandra King explores mathematics with her students at the Holton-Arms School in Bethesda, MD. An astrophysicist by training, she has taught physics and mathematics at the middle and high school levels in three continents – in Milano (Italy), Manila (Philippines) and the greater Washington area (USA). Alessandra is a member of the editorial panel for the NCTM journal Mathematics Teaching in Middle School and has published articles and blogs on various professional journals , such as MTMS, the AMLE magazine, JAIMS, the Australian Mathematics Teacher, and Mathematics in School. She has greatly enjoyed collaborating with TED Ed on a couple of TED Ed lessons released this year on the history of numerical systems and on banned numbers.

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