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Welcome to the 2019 MidSchoolMath National Conference! #MidSchoolMath2019

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Friday, March 1 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
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In the session, we'll highlight the power of social learning through an interactive activity attending to the Math Practice Standards and exploring ideas of educational equity in our math classes. Our goal is to simulate the leveling of learners and illuminate the effect that this practice has on students’ access to learning.

You'll engage in a hands-on building activity, then we'll debrief this experiential metaphor in an interactive discussion pulling from both your experience and current research. 

Speakers
avatar for Annie Adams

Annie Adams

Math Coach, Independent School District of Boise Cit
I get my teaching energy from generating and facilitating student discussions on problem solving and number sense. I have taught middle school mathematics in the San Francisco Bay Area and Boise, Idaho. It is my first year as a Math Coach in the Boise School District.
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Marti Dinkelman

Math Coach, Independent School District of Boise Cit
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Sharon Tennent

Math Coach, Independent School District of Boise Cit
With a passion for early numeracy and development of mathematical structures, I work to provide growth opportunities for my fellow educators in the Boise School District.  
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Andrew Webb

Math Coach, Independent School District of Boise Cit
avatar for Suzanne Wolfkiel

Suzanne Wolfkiel

Math Coach, Independent School District of Boise Cit
Currently a math coach for the Boise School District, my twenty years of experience has allowed me to see multiple states' standards and multiple levels of learners. From this, I have found a passion for engaging all students in a variety of experiences in order to deepen their thinking... Read More →
avatar for Lucas Younger

Lucas Younger

Math Coach, Independent School District of Boise Cit
I draw on my education and experience as both a teacher and a school counselor to provide professional education and enrichment for my fellow educators in the Boise School District.


Friday March 1, 2019 10:45am - 12:00pm
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  • MATH STANDARDS & PRACTICES Standards for Mathematical Practice
  • WHAT WILL ATTENDEES GAIN? The biggest gain will be experiencing and feeling the limiting effect of leveling students by perceived ability.
  • BEYOND "STAND & DELIVER" Interactive hands-on activity where participants will experience being split by levels and limited by who they are able to learn with and from. collective reflection is

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