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Welcome to the 2015 MidSchoolMath National Conference!
For more information about the conference, please visit www.midschoolmath.com. Ample space is available in all sessions at the present time!  

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Friday, February 27 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Earth Day Mathematics LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

See the Eight Standards of Mathematical Practice come to life, through a first-hand experience in which you'll be introduced to the work of a small business whose focus is on recycling flat bicycle inner tubes from an Arizona bike shop.

Utilizing a hands-on approach, you'll engage in the activities from the perspective of a middle-school student, seeing true applications of the concept of volume and calculating unit conversions. Scaffolding of activities will be apparent throughout the lesson as successive problems are introduced that build on the concepts previously introduced and discussed during the session. All participants will receive resources to take back to your classroom to replicate this lesson.

Presenters
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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. She is also an adjunct math professor at Chandler-Gilbert Community College. Previously, Lynda spent 23 years in the middle school environment as a 7th and 8th... Read More →


Friday February 27, 2015 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Lamy Santa Fe Community Convention Center

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