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Save the Date: Join us in Santa Fe on March 1-2, 2019!
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Friday, March 2 • 1:30pm - 2:15pm
The Parking Lot Coordinate Plane

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Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how one teaching team uses a 25' x 25' coordinate plane, painted in the parking lot, and student teamwork to open a world of possibility for their students! By scaling everything up to an exaggerated size, they find the lesson has a profound and lasting impact on the students.
You'll experience an abbreviated version of this lesson for yourself, exploring how using a live-sized coordinate plane can gets your students outside and engaged in exploring concepts from coordinate points to graphing linear equations, as teams rotate, and reflect a large scalene triangle about a giant coordinate plane. Then, explore student artifacts from 8th graders who have completed these lessons, and discuss other lessons you could develop or teach on a life-sized coordinate plane. 


Note: Because this session has limited capacity, it will be offered twice. Please only sign up for one of the two sessions.  

Speakers
avatar for Richard Armentrout

Richard Armentrout

8th Grade Pre-algebra and Algebra Teacher, Cuba Middle School
I became a mathematics teacher later in life. I received my master's degree from the University of Arizona's "Teach Arizona" program. I've taught 7th and 8th grade mathematics in both Arizona and New Mexico. I teach 8th grade mathematics and Algebra 1 at Cuba Middle School in New... Read More →



Friday March 2, 2018 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Sweeney A Santa Fe Community Convention Center

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