Here we go! Things I’m interested in:

1. Mathematical modeling in the middle school classroom
3. Anything that promises to provide lots of rich tasks I can use on Monday
4. Equity in inquiry-based classrooms
5. Engaging students in rigorous practice

Sessions I really want to go to:

  • Thursday 8:00 am: Math Anxiety and Girls: Is It All in Her Head? — Abigail Norfleet James
  • Thursday 9:30 am: “Key Words Help,” “Inquiry Won’t Work,” and Other Myths — Alexis Dixon, Juli Dixon
  • Thursday 9:30 am: How Can We “Make Use of Structure”? — Jenny Tsankova, James Matthews
  • Thursday 11:00 am: Mathematical Perseverance: Instilling a Desire to Struggle in Solving Problems — Elisabethe Jaffe, Ruth Cogan, Ashley Wegener
  • Thursday 12:30 pm: Promoting Equity through Teaching for a Growth Mindset — Jo Boaler
  • Thursday 12:30 pm: Change the Classroom, Not the Students: Attaining Equity Using PBL — Carmel Schettino
  • Thursday 1:00 pm: How Can “10-Minute Tasks” Change My Classroom? — Edward Nolan
  • Thursday 2:00 pm: Fluency .. It’s More Than Fast and Accurate — Linda Gojak
  • Friday 8:00 am: Mathematical Modeling: What Is It Really? — Michelle Cirillo, Jinfa Cai, John Pelesko
  • Friday 8:00 am: Real-World Lessons with Mathalicious — Matt Lane, Karim Ani
  • Friday 9:30 am: Video Games and Making Math more Like Things Students Like — Dan Meyer
  • Friday 11:00 am: Why “Getting Real” Requires Being “Radical” in High-Stakes Education — Rochelle Gutierrez
  • Friday 2:00 pm: Closing the Achievement Gap with “Deep Practice” — Robert Sun, Cred Dobson
  • Friday 2:00 pm: One of Us: Every Teacher a Blogging Teacher — Kate Nowak
  • Friday 2:00 pm: Setting the Scene: Designing Your Problem-Based Classroom
  • Friday 3:30 pm: Revisiting Ma and What I Learned about Fraction Division — Mary Swarthout
  • Saturday 8:00 am: Are Students Using Technology or Is technology Using Them — Avery Pickford
  • Saturday 11:00 am: Problem-Based Learning Is More Than Solving Problems — L. Diane Miller, Brandon Banes

Too many conflicts, and I’m sure too many more great sessions I haven’t picked out yet.

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