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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.

To learn more about MidSchoolMath or register to attend the conference, please visit www.midschoolmathnationalconference.com or email conference@midschoolmath.com.

 

Saturday, February 20 • 1:10pm - 2:25pm
Problem Solving? No Problem! FULL

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This session will address the national shift from teaching isolated problem solving skills in mathematics, to teaching mathematics via a problem-solving approach.  A collection of resources will be provided to attendees, which they will be able to take back to their own classrooms and utilize immediately with their students. Multiple versions of problem-solving templates that have been created by teachers involved in the Arizona Mathematics Partnership will be shared, as well as utilized, during the session.  Attendees will actively engage in problem-solving tasks, and will experience, first-hand, how the incorporation of a tool such as a problem-solving template can help to raise their students' performance levels.

Presenters
avatar for Lynda Boepple

Lynda Boepple

Project Coordinator, Arizona Mathematics Partnership
Lynda is the Project Coordinator for the Arizona Mathematics Partnership, a grant program (funded by the National Science Foundation) that is dedicated to promoting excellence in Arizona middle school mathematics and increasing student achievement through systemic instructional change... Read More →
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Eugene Tan

Adjunct Faculty, Scottsdale Community College
Eugene is a Ph.D student at Arizona State University, and adjunct faculty at Scottsdale Community College. He is also a researcher on the Arizona Mathematics Partnership (AMP), focusing on multiplicative reasoning, problem-solving, and professional development for teachers. Prior... Read More →


Saturday February 20, 2016 1:10pm - 2:25pm
Peralta Santa Fe Community Convention Center