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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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Saturday, March 3 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
Bringing Life to Area Problems

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Limited Capacity seats available

In this session, you'll investigate and solve two real-life area problems you can take back to your students: Gift Wrapping a Present & The Area of Places in (Your) Schools. These problems spark inquiry and investigation, and provide opportunities for discussion and further exploration. 
The story for both problems helps create student interest in the mathematics.  The start of each problem occurs in the classroom, so you can give effective feedback as students go through different problem solving techniques to find their answers.  Both problems deepen student learning by taking the explorations well beyond what normally occurs in textbook problems.

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Terry Walsh

Retired Educator, retired math teacher
After retiring after 32 years as a teacher and administrator in suburban Chicago, I moved to Colorado where I was a Secondary Math Instructional Coach in a district near the Denver airport and principal of a charter secondary school in northern Colorado. I was one of three foundi... Read More →

Saturday March 3, 2018 11:30am - 12:45pm
Milagro Santa Fe Community Convention Center
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