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Friday, February 16 • 10:55am - 11:30am
Keynote: Making and Breaking Conjectures: Supercharging Mathematical Thinking in Your Classroom
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We want mistakes to be a launchpad to learning. But is that how students see them? By inviting students to make conjectures and break them with counterexamples, we can create a classroom culture that promotes productive struggle, healthy debate, and real understanding. Let’s explore how this structure of problem-solving can scaffold courage and curiosity for students, and lead to true mathematical learning.

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Dr. Dan Finkel

Founder, Math for Love
Dan Finkel is the Founder and Director of Operations of Math for Love, a Seattle-based organization devoted to transforming how math is taught and learned. Dan works with schools, develops curriculum, leads teacher workshops, and gives talks on mathematics and education nationally... Read More →



Friday February 16, 2018 10:55am - 11:30am CST
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