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Welcome to the 2016 MidSchoolMath National Conference!

Session scheduling is limited to registered attendees - all attendees should receive schedule access via email by Jan. 4 or within two business days of registering. Click on the "More Information" link for detailed directions on accessing SCHED and signing up for concurrent sessions.

Programming begins each morning at 8:15 am sharp, ending at 4:30 pm on Friday, followed by a social hour from 5:00 - 6:30 pm; and ends at 4:15 pm on Saturday.

Please note, schedule is subject to change.

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Friday, February 19 • 11:25am - 12:10pm
Save the Trees! (There's a Better Way to Factor) FILLING

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Providing students with a good understanding of numbers is foundational to their success in developing advanced math concepts and skills. Thus, cultivating number sense is an important component of the Common Core State Standards. This is also means we, as teachers, need to move away from teaching and promoting the use of “factor trees” for prime factorization.

During this session, we'll explore the structure of numbers and learn how to develop and sustain good number sense by teaching and promoting prime factorization with the “ladder” approach.

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Sharon Fogle

Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Los Alamos Public Schools
Sharon Fogle serves as the Director of Curriculum and Instruction for Los Alamos Public Schools. In this role, she supports learning and thriving for students, families, and staff in the areas of curriculum, professional development, and assessment. Her work is dedicated to meeting... Read More →

Friday February 19, 2016 11:25am - 12:10pm MST
Peralta Santa Fe Community Convention Center