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We host this conference as an investment in the most important educational resource that America has—the classroom teacher. We are honored that you will join us. It is our hope that what you see, hear, do, and learn at this conference will motivate and inspire you to continue the pursuit of mathematics with your students and colleagues!                                        

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The conference will be held at the beautiful Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport Hotel in Burlingame, California. Just five minutes from San Francisco International Airport. The LEED® Gold certified hotel has easy access to Highway 101 and offers a complimentary shuttle to SFO.

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Saturday, February 22 • 11:50am - 1:05pm
From Mist-takes to First-Takes: The Role of Reframing Errors

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Session 2j: Peter Drucker famously quipped, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast every time”. What can that perspective teach us about our work to grow reflective, innovative problem-solvers? This session will highlight the importance of encouraging mistake-making and reflection (for students and teachers!) in developing a culture of joyful growth and innovation. We will present strategies to move students and teachers from a posture of hiding mis-takes‚ to one of reflectively embracing first-takes.

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Chris Luzniak

Math Teacher/Dept Chair, The Archer School
Chris Luzniak is currently a math teacher and department chair at The Archer School for Girls in Los Angeles. His 15+ years of teaching mathematics began in New York City public schools, where he also founded and coached the Speech and Debate team. Through this combination of teaching... Read More →

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