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Welcome to the 2019 High AIMS Summer Institute! 

High AIMS is a consortium of 30 public school districts in southwest Ohio. Fairfield City Schools will serve as this year’s host to 2,000+ educators for our 6th annual Summer Institute. We will offer two nationally acclaimed keynote speakers and 250 breakout sessions as teachers and administrators immerse themselves in dynamic and inspiring professional learning.

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                                          August 1-2, 2019                                                                                            Held at Fairfield High School
                                          8:30 am - 4:00 pm                                                                                           8800 Holden Blvd.
                                                                                                                                                                   Fairfield, OH 45014


Keynotes:        August 1 - Hall Davidson
                         August 2 - Ron Clark



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Friday, August 2 • 2:15pm - 3:45pm
Diving into the Desmos Activity Builder (90 min) LIMITED

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The free Desmos online graphing calculator has been around for over 6 years and is the online calculator found on the state tests. However, there is more to Desmos than the graphing calculator; there are Desmos Activities and the Desmos Activity Builder. At its basic level, Desmos Activities are interactive slideshows made specifically for math, but when you look deeper, their tools allow you to exploit pedagogical methods that will help student deepen their understanding of math. This session will help introduce you to working with the Desmos Activity Builder. Participants will see how Desmos activities increase both engagement and understanding of mathematics, and how you can create your own custom activities.

Presenters
avatar for Steve Phelps

Steve Phelps

Instructional Technology Consultant, Hamilton County ESC
I am an Instructional Technology Consultant at the Hamilton County (Cincinnati) Education Service Center. Prior to that, I served as a mathematics teacher for 28 years, teaching everything from Algebra through Calculus, most recently teaching AP Statistics and AP Computer Science... Read More →



Friday August 2, 2019 2:15pm - 3:45pm EDT
HS 3411