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Welcome to the 2018 MidSchoolMath National Conference! 

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Session sign-up for registered attendees will open on Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Information about activating your Sched account, selecting your sessions and more is provided in FAQs.  Helpful information about planning your trip to Santa Fe, including airport options and Featured Hotels, can be found in the Location section of the Conference Website. 

Please note this is a draft agenda; session titles and topics may change and new sessions may be added prior to January 2, 2018.    

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Friday, March 2 • 9:30am - 10:15am
Invisible Mathematics

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Mathematics, for many students, is a subject devoid of meaning and sense-making.  This is partly due to the invisible nature of its subtleties. 
Invisible mathematics are numbers or operations which are hidden from view. Invisible mathematics act as obstacles for students and must be addressed for students to make sense of mathematics and persevere in problem solving. 
In this session, we will explore the invisible nature of the number 1, the invisible operations, and the invisible meaning in some common mathematical notations. We'll cover topics relevant to multiple grades and address student misconceptions that result from a misunderstanding of the invisibilities. We'll also explore a great resource for unearthing student misunderstanding of mathematical notation.

Speakers
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Andrew Glaze

7th and 9th Grade Teacher, Doctoral Candidate, Utah State University
Andrew Glaze teaches 7th grade and 9th grade mathematics at Farmington Junior High School in Farmington, Utah. He is also a Ph.D student of curriculum and instruction with an emphasis in mathematics education at Utah State University in Logan, Utah. With over 20 years of teaching... Read More →


Friday March 2, 2018 9:30am - 10:15am
Peralta Santa Fe Community Convention Center
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