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Welcome to the 2018 MidSchoolMath National Conference! 

To register for the Conference, or learn more about MidSchoolMath, please visit the MidSchoolMath National Conference website

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
Creating a Student Centered Classroom

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Limited Capacity seats available

Students learn better when they are in the driver’s seat, but letting kids drive can sometimes seem terrifying! 
This session will help you understand the components to creating engaging lessons where students are doing the heavy-lifting. We will model an engaging mini-lesson, deconstruct the mini-lesson to distill out the elements that make it engaging, and brainstorm strategies for implementation in individual classrooms. You'll leave with a list of engagement strategies and the beginnings of your own engaging activity.

Speakers
avatar for Lorraine Garrison

Lorraine Garrison

Teacher/Coach, Mapleton Public Schools
As an experienced middle and high school math teacher, Lorraine is currently part of the innovative CareerX team in Mapleton Public Schools, Thornton, Colorado. The team supports teachers and students by bringing engaging, standards based units into middle school classrooms. Cros... Read More →
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Elizabeth Tarbutton

Secondary Math Teacher, Peak to Peak Charter School
Elizabeth has been an educator since 2002, teaching science and math to students from 6th grade through medical school. Elizabeth currently teaches Algebra II/Trigonometry at Peak to Peak Charter School in Lafayette, Colorado and teaches college-level math for the Pre-Collegiate... Read More →


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