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Save the Date: Join us in Santa Fe on March 1-2, 2019!
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Saturday, March 3 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
Probability: Problems, Puzzles, and Possibilities FILLING

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This hands-on, minds-on session explores the mathematical principles of probability and addresses common misconceptions.

Experiments, simulations, puzzles, and problems will be used to develop multiple representations and models for understanding and decision making. Random events and outcomes, simple and compound probabilities, conditional probability, and expected values will be explored. Together, we'll develop deeper understanding of fundamental principles of probability, explore appropriate representations and models to support calculations, and discuss strategies for addressing student misconceptions. You'll leave prepared to implement these activities with your students!

This session is offered twice - please sign up for only one of the two sessions.

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Thomas Evitts

Professor Emeritus, Shippensburg University
Tom Evitts is a returning presenter at the MidSchoolMath Conference. Tom is a former high school mathematics teacher and recently retired from Shippensburg University's Mathematics Department, where he was a mathematics teacher educator. Tom enjoys reading, listening to music, traveling... Read More →

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