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Monday, October 8 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Mindset Mathematics: Visualizing and Investigating Big Ideas

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Based on the book Mindset Mathematics by Jo Boaler, Jen Munson, and Cathy Williams, participants will explore unique, research based visual approaches to to the big ideas in mathematics. In this session, participants will be introduced to a collection of tasks that will help them engage students and understand the connections between mathematics concepts by looking at the big ideas through visualization, play, and investigation.

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Heather Bennett

Bagdad Instructional Coach, Leander ISD
This is my tenth year as an instructional coach at Bagdad Elementary School in Leander. Prior to that, I was a Math/Science Facilitator for 2 years in Victoria ISD. Prior to that, I taught 5th grade for 8 years in Victoria ISD.
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Dawn Minton

Intervention Specialist
This is my fifth year as an Intervention Specialist at Bagdad Elementary School (and one of those years, I split my time between Bagdad and Plain Elementary). Prior to that, I was at Cypress Elementary for about 12 years as a 3rd math teacher and as a 1st grade teacher. My first... Read More →

Monday October 8, 2018 2:45pm - 4:00pm CDT