Welcome to the 2019 MidSchoolMath National Conference! #MidSchoolMath2019

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Friday, March 1 • 1:25pm - 2:10pm
Introduction to SMP Tasks

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What are SMP tasks you ask? SMP stands for Standards of Mathematical Practices. These tasks provide a rich opportunity for students to engage with the current content of the unit through the lens of the Standards of Mathematical Practice.

How is an SMP different than an Essential Skills problem? A SMP task is not a single problem but rather a series of related problems that are leveled. Student choice is a central focus to allow exploration of deep mathematics which includes mathematics, research, and writing.

This session focuses on the structure of SMP tasks and an introduction on steps to create your own.

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Shannon Mashinchi

High School Math Teacher, Reynolds High School
As a veteran teacher, it has been career changing to work toward a classroom where students are engaged and find success. In our school district there has been an influx of students from war torn countries with interrupted educational experiences. Providing opportunities to interact... Read More →
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Clair Thiel

TOSA Tech, Reynolds School District

Friday March 1, 2019 1:25pm - 2:10pm MST
Sweeney B
  Sessions: Engage & Explore: Creative Ideas in Lessons & Learning
  • MATH STANDARDS & PRACTICES Math Practice Standards
  • WHAT WILL ATTENDEES GAIN? A rich understanding of how to structure SMP tasks that align with your traditional content units.