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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
Embracing the Struggle: In the Learner’s Seat

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Limited Capacity seats available

Take off your teacher hat and experience problem-solving from the learner’s seat! 
In this session, you will sharpen your problem-solving skills by exploring a highly engaging math problem that will push your mathematical limits: the evil veterinarian problem! Patterns and functions are the basic building-blocks of this deep, rich problem. Participants will engage in high-level, intriguing mathematical exploration to find the solution. While solving the problem, we'll explore the critical elements of an inquiry-based mathematics lesson with a low-threshold (so anyone can participate) and a high ceiling (allowing for differentiation beyond the basic math principles).

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 →


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