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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 • 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Growth Mindset Interventions Yield BIG Dividends FULL

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This session will present a case study of how one alegebra teacher chose to provide mindset interventions that made a substantial impact on students willingness' to engage in learning, as well as their self-efficacy. This teacher provided opportunities for her students to learn how to be learners, provide meaningful feedback to each other and to build a community where deep mathematical learning took place.

In light of Dr. Boaler's and Dr. Dweck's growing body of research around mindset and how it affects student efficacy in mathematics, this case study aligns with the research findings on mindset interventions. Mindset interventions can pay big dividends in helping students become the proficient mathematicians described in the CCSS Mathematical Practices.

You'll see see journal and video data that shows the depth of these interventions, have discussion about research on mindset and mindset interventions, and leave the session with goals for providing mindset interventions in your classroom.

Presenters
avatar for Cathi Cracraft

Cathi Cracraft

Teacher, White Pine High School
Cathi has experience teaching 5th grade, middle school mathematics, and is currently teaching high school math. Cathi has just completed her Master's of 6-12 Mathematics Education from Western Governors University. Cathi is passionate about doing what it takes to help all her students... Read More →
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Christina Westwood

Regional PD Coordinator, Northeastern Nevada Regional Professional Development Group
Tina Westwood has a Bachelor's degree in Secondary Math Education from the University of Utah and is currently completing her Master's in 6-12 Math Education from Western Governors University. She has experience teaching high school mathematics and professional development in Utah... Read More →


Friday February 19, 2016 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Coronado Santa Fe Community Convention Center

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