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Secondary (6-12) [clear filter]
Monday, October 14
 

8:15am

Do You DESMOS? Using DESMOS Activities to Facilitate Productive Conversations & Deepen Student Learning
Experience a Desmos activity through a student lens and learn how to use the teacher dashboard and classroom conversation toolkit to facilitate individual and collaborative student thinking. Participants will learn how to implement dynamic lessons and use pre-built activities from Desmos itself. Bring a tablet or laptop to maximize your participation.All Desmos activities are free.

Speakers
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Jessica Breur

Mounds View Public Schools/ Desmos Inc.



Monday October 14, 2019 8:15am - 9:45am
1311

8:15am

Exploring a Standard Algorithmic Problem from a Model and Data Science Perspective.
This session will explore how a standard algorithmic problem can be approached from a conceptual modeling and data science perspective and lead to natural lines of inquiry for student exploration. While only a specific task will be explored, the session learnings can be generalized and applied to a variety of classes of problems, contexts, and concepts.

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Shannon McLaughlin

Norwalk High School


Monday October 14, 2019 8:15am - 9:45am
1315

9:15am

Basketball Data Analytics Battles
Results from BDAB 2019 will be shared including highlights from the Drake Data Analytics Conference that concluded the competition. Survey results along with plans for 2020 will be shared including ways to incorporate this into your curriculum. More math modeling ideas will be shared too.

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Rick Spellerberg

Iowa Center for Interdisciplinary Training
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Vicki Hamdorf

Assistant Director, Iowa Center for Interdisciplinary Training
I have taught 6-12th grade Mathematics for 34 years. I coached a First Tech Challenge robotics team for 10 years. I started the 90 degree Mathematics Club at North Cedar. I am currently assisting Rick Spellerberg with the Iowa Center for Interdisciplinary Training to promote the... Read More →


Monday October 14, 2019 9:15am - 10:00am
2315

1:30pm

Introduction to Building Desmos Activities
Are you ready to create your own Desmos activites? Join me as I introduce the Desmos design principles and options available for creating your own high quality activities to enhance conversations, increase engagement, and provide greater opportunities to meet the needs of all your students. Learn how the Desmos Activity Builder can help you create dynamic activities as well as how to use pre-built activities from Desmos itself and its user community. We’ll show you how to get started building your own activity and answer questions along the way. Bring a tablet or laptop to maximize your participation.

Speakers
avatar for Jessica Breur

Jessica Breur

Mounds View Public Schools/ Desmos Inc.



Monday October 14, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm
1311

2:30pm

Making Math Discourse Work
Are you frustrated with the lack of quality conversations when you give students a chance to engage with a math task? Are you looking for some tangible ways you can get kids more engaged in mathematical discourse? Then this session is for you. I'll give you a chance to play the role of student and share my successes and failures in supporting mathematical discourse with students. I'll share some specific strategies and tools as well as some key resources that have helped me along my journey to facilitating better conversations in math class.

Speakers
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Isaac Rodenberg

Instructional Coach, Johnston High School



Monday October 14, 2019 2:30pm - 3:15pm
1339