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Welcome to the 2018 MidSchoolMath National Conference! 

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Saturday, March 3 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
Probability: Problems, Puzzles, and Possibilities

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Limited Capacity seats available

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!

Speakers
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Thomas Evitts

Professor Emeritus, Shippensburg University
Tom Evitts is a frequent presenter at NCTM annual and regional meetings and a returning presenter to the MidSchoolMath Conference. Tom is a past president of the Pennsylvania Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators and serves on the Affiliates Connections Committee for the A... Read More →


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