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Welcome to the Alaska Cross Content Conference program!  We will not have a print program available.  This program is a planner for you and does not guarantee you a seat in a session.

Please note that things will be changing daily.  Field trips are being finalized. Sessions are still coming in...so stay tuned and watch for changes - the beauty & the beast with technology.  
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Juli Dixon

University of Central Florida
Professor and Author
Orlando, FL

Juli Dixon is professor of mathematics education at the University of Central Florida (UCF). She coordinates the award-winning Lockheed Martin/UCF Academy Master of Education in K–8 Mathematics and Science and the PhD in Mathematics Education. Dr. Dixon is focused on improving teachers’ mathematics knowledge for teaching so that they support their students to communicate and justify mathematical ideas. She is a prolific writer who has published numerous books, textbooks, and articles. Dr. Dixon delivers keynotes and other presentations throughout North America. She is co-author of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s Go Math for K-8 Mathematics and AGA and Integrated Mathematics for High School. She is also co-author of Solution Tree’s Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching book and video series. Especially important to Dr. Dixon is the need to teach each and every student. She shares her personal story of supporting her own children with special needs to learn mathematics in an inclusive setting.


 


Juli is joined by her teenage daughters Alex and Jessica. The Dixons provide a unique perspective on supporting each and every student to learn. Juli provides the educator’s viewpoint as a parent of children with special needs. Alex, a college freshman enrolled in Early Childhood Education shares her story related to educational struggles. Jessica, a high school junior and co-author of A Stroke of Luck: A Girl’s Second Chance at Life provides the position of a high achieving student with disabilities.

Juli Dixon will be participating at the Author's Breakfast on Sunday, October 1.