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Welcome to California Mathematics Council - South’s 2015 Annual Conference Program!
This year’s conference is in Fabulous Palm Springs, Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7!
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Friday, November 6
 

8:30am PST

177: How NORMAL are we EXPECTED to be?
Participants will engage in classroom ready activities that deepen student understanding of expected value and normal distribution related to the Common Core State Standards for the Algebra 2 curriculum. Bring your handheld calculator.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 3981

Speakers
RL

Robin Levine-Wissing

University of California Riverside Extension
RM

Rhoda McInerney

Teacher, Glenbrook North High School



Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr
  8 - 12

8:30am PST

178: Using the Math Practices to Focus Teacher Inquiry
We will explore how teachers can collaborate using the Standards for Mathematical Practice to support student learning and deepen their professional learning about mathematics, pedagogy and have a lens for formative assessment.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 3987

Speakers
MS

Michael Simone

New Visions for Public Schools
MT

Matthew Taylor

Instructional Specialist Mathematics, New Visions for Public Schools



Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Renaissance-Sierra
  8 - 12

8:30am PST

105: Choosing a Task for Orchestrating Classroom Discussions
How do I select a task to teach common core math to my students? Join us as we investigate criteria for choosing a math task to engage students in the common core. We will use number line tasks for K-12 to illustrate.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 48160

Speakers
MM

Melanie Maxwell

Mathematics Coach, Riverside Unified School District



Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Renaissance-Chino B
  PK-12

10:30am PST

242: Fractions Number Talks
Explore fraction through open-ended questions that invoke reasoning in order to develop a deep understanding of fraction and their relationships. By utilizing the Mathematical Practices let’s examine the

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 7274

Speakers
avatar for Kim Webb

Kim Webb

Mathematics Consultant, Tulare County Office of Education



Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-San Jacinto
  3 - 8

10:30am PST

253: What's the Odds? Probability in Middle School.
Report on a Probability lesson study by three 7th grade teachers and their diverse students. Engage in and reflect on the activities, watch videos of student academic discourse and the Standards for Mathematical Practice in action.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 7769

Speakers
JR

Johnny Reyes

Math 7 & 8 Teacher, Pomona USD
Man, that trip to Costa Rica changed my life forever. Loving everyday! Pura Vida!!


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Andreas
  6 - 8

10:30am PST

254: Getting Students To Ask Better Questions
Questioning is a key part of student learning and a vibrant classroom. This session will explore different types of questions ranging from factual to divergent, and we will brainstorm ways to increase the quality and quantity of student questions.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 7771

Speakers
avatar for Avery Pickford

Avery Pickford

Math Teacher, Lick-Wilmerding HS
The way I teach math != the way I was taught math. This is my Nth year teaching, but I haven't come close to "figuring it all out." I try to get my students to do as much of the thinking as possible, and I am particularly interested in the teaching and learning of mathematical habits... Read More →



Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr
  6 - 8

10:30am PST

258: More Face Time with a Flipped Classroom
Overview of how to implement a flipped classroom: video-making tools, checking for understanding, classroom management, along with other technology resources including ways to collaborate with colleagues and students using an electronic format.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 334560

Speakers
MB

Mary Byrnes

Math Teacher/Department Chair, Rialto Unified School District
SC

Suzanne Cowan

Rialto Unified School District


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Pueblo A
  6 - 8

10:30am PST

259: Desmos and Modeling: A Mathematical Match Made in Heaven
Join us for a hands-on exploration of how to use Desmos—the free online graphing calculator with power and beauty to spare—to model and solve engaging problems arising in mathematics and the world around us. We’ll discuss modeling best practices and tackle rich tasks in multiple domains. (Bring a laptop or tablet for maximum graphing joy.)

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 114762

Speakers
avatar for Michael Fenton

Michael Fenton

Lead Instructional Designer, Desmos
Exploring the intersection of mathematics, technology, and curiosity.


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Santa Rosa
  6-12

10:30am PST

273: Supporting Meaningful Mathematical Student Discourse
Many teachers have heard it is important for students to work in groups and to have student discussions. Creating a setting where that supports this being done in a meaningful way requires planning and reflection.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 8296

Speakers
MT

Matthew Taylor

Instructional Specialist Mathematics, New Visions for Public Schools



Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Sierra
  8 - 12

10:30am PST

212: Number Sense: It all begins with Structuring of Numbers!
Orchestrating a balanced combination of procedure with the conceptual understanding of "doing math" in the K-2 classroom can best be achieved by structuring numbers in the range of 1-20.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 4573

Speakers
avatar for Mary Dickerson

Mary Dickerson

Coordinator Elementary Instruction, Fontana USD
avatar for Jacqueline Piddington

Jacqueline Piddington

Teacher on Assignment- Elementary Mathematics, Fontana Unified School District


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Pueblo B
  PK - 2

1:30pm PST

374: Promoting Critical Thinking in Geometry
Providing students with in-depth, engaging tasks allows them to think critically & use problem solving techniques. Teachers will experience Geometry tasks & discuss how the tasks address the Standards for Mathematical Practice.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 10726

Speakers
KM

Katie Martinez

Math Teacher/Department Chair, La Costa Canyon HS


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Renaissance-Andreas
  8 - 12

1:30pm PST

375: The Core of The Core
The Common Core is more than a list of standards; it is a Noble Cause. Understand what that ultimate purpose is, why it changes our job description, and how you can successfully live up to it.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 11090

Speakers
avatar for Chris Shore

Chris Shore

Coordinator of Secondary Curriculum & Instruction, Murrieta Valley USD/The Math Projects Journal
Chris Shore is editor and founder of The Math Projects Journal. As a nationally-known speaker and a 30-year veteran of public education, Chris has a unique, practical perspective on the new 21st Century Standards.



Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Renaissance-Catalina
  8 - 12

1:30pm PST

376: How to do Group Work Poorly… or Not
Many teachers unknowingly create problems in the way they do group work with their students. Teachers in this workshop will learn how to turn common exercises found in most textbooks into groupworthy tasks that engage high and low-achieving students.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 11091

Speakers
avatar for Vanessa Cerrahoglu

Vanessa Cerrahoglu

Mathematics Coordinator, Orange County DE
I started my journey as an educator, curriculum developer, and workshop facilitator with LAUSD over 20 years ago. In this time, I taught at three high schools, each with a unique set of challenges and opportunities: low-socio economic & high Spanish speaking population, a math... Read More →
avatar for Jeremy Hansuvadha

Jeremy Hansuvadha

Teacher: The Art of Mathematics & IMP, California School of the Arts
I am immensely fascinated with IMP, Complex Instruction, mistakes, The Beatles, sports analytics, A Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones, punk/metal, Dan Meyer, the Seattle Seahawks, bass guitar, and ska/reggae.



Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Renaissance-Santa Rosa
  8 - 12

1:30pm PST

394: Calculus Before Calculus in a Student Centered Class
Why wait until calculus to have students explore topics such as rates of change. With technology, carefully written problems and student led discussions, they can grasp concepts before seeing them formally in a calculus class.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 11268

Speakers


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr
  8 - 12, AP Calculus

1:30pm PST

323: What Does Maker Education Have To Do With Math?
Learn what Maker Education is, specific details about how it connects to our Math curriculum, and how it supports STEM and 21st century learning as well as possible school structures that support this type of learning.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 9226

Speakers
avatar for Joshua Curtiss

Joshua Curtiss

Math Teacher, Tulare County Office of Education
I am a high school teacher turned Math Consultant turned back into teacher. I have been bitten by the maker bug and have launched the first ever maker class in my school. It has been extremely challenging, but incredibly rewarding. I am eager and excited to present what I have... Read More →
avatar for Casey Shea

Casey Shea

Maker Education Coordinator, Sonoma County Office of Education
Casey Shea is the Curriculum Coordinator for Maker Education at the Sonoma County Office of Education and teaches in the Sonoma State University Maker Certificate program and the North Coast School of Education Credential Program. Casey worked with Dale Dougherty of Makermedia to... Read More →


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Renaissance-Sierra
  PK - 5

1:30pm PST

306: Monitoring a Task for Orchestrating Classroom Discussions
What does a teacher do while students are engaged in a Common Core task? What role does questioning play in monitoring students during such an activity? We will engage participants in creating questions to probe and deepen student thinking.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 9119



Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Renaissance-Chino B
  PK-12

3:30pm PST

477: Looking for Structure and Repeated Reasoning in Algebra
Through problem solving activities that help orchestrate a CCSSM classroom, we will explore some interesting CCSSM algebra and function standards & make connections to standards for math practice with a focus on coherence in content progressions.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 12411

Speakers
TB

Tyler Boogar

Garden Grove Unified School District
JC

Joshua Chesler

CSU Long Beach



Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
Renaissance-Andreas
  8 - 12

3:30pm PST

478: Math Placement and Diagnostic Feedback Together!
Diagnostic assessments about student preparedness for specific math courses can help place students appropriately and simultaneously provide teachers and students meaningful feedback.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 12412

Speakers
BA

Bruce Arnold

Director, UCSD



Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
Renaissance-Chino B
  8 - 12

3:30pm PST

479: Back to Writing the Future of Our Classes
Argumentation is an important part of the common core. We will explore again how powerful a tool expression through the written word is in a mathematics class.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 12413

Speakers
CB

Carl Blankenhorn

Teacher, Montebello USD
LS

Lauren Swanson

Assistant Professor, Whittier - on behalf of Laura McEnaney



Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
Renaissance-Santa Rosa
  8 - 12

3:30pm PST

495: I Love My AP Calculus Class!
Participants get motivational strategies for success in AP Calculus, review tips & tricks on building a successful AP program, explore ways to make their program and class exciting, and learn strategies to help ensure student success on the AP exam.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 12623

Speakers
avatar for Howard Alcosser

Howard Alcosser

Mathematics Teacher, Walnut Valley USD
Howard Alcosser has taught all levels of high school mathematics for 37 years. He has taught AP Calculus AB and BC and IB Higher Level Math at Diamond Bar High School in Diamond Bar, California for 32 years where he has been the architect of the AP Calculus program that was designated... Read More →



Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr
  8 - 12, AP Calculus
 
Saturday, November 7
 

8:30am PST

575: Proofs Versus 'Poofs'
This highly interactive session will prompt critical thinking by asking the "what if" questions, generalizing with caution, doing proofs versus "poofs" and thinking outside the box without flattening the box.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 14956

Speakers
NE

Noureddine El Alam

Mr. Noureddine El Alam, Pacific Ridge School


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Renaissance-Andreas
  8 - 12

8:30am PST

576: Communicating Math through Vocabulary and Writing
Inspire students to unleash their use of precise vocabulary and rigorous writing! Come to this interactive session to explore different strategies that can enhance students’ use of academic vocabulary and develop their writing skills.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 14999

Speakers
DK

Deepti Khare

Math Teacher/Department Chair, Aspire Public Schools
avatar for Craig Rawe

Craig Rawe

Secondary Math Teacher, Aspire Public Schools
I have taught Calculus, Precalculus, Economics, and Algebra 1 through my 6-year career. During this time, I've dived deep into creating reliable and useful curriculum for precalculus - the "undefined" course in most districts - through vertical alignment, problem solving, and the... Read More →



Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Renaissance-Chino B
  8 - 12

8:30am PST

577: English and Math: a Natural Pairing for Common Core
Like a fine meal, our effort to optimize student learning through the collaborative development of interdisciplinary standards-based units, grounded in real world phenomena, have proven to surpass expectations. Come learn how we do it!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 74121

Speakers
avatar for Susan Carle

Susan Carle

Coordinator of English Language Arts, Orange County Department of Education
avatar for Vanessa Cerrahoglu

Vanessa Cerrahoglu

Mathematics Coordinator, Orange County DE
I started my journey as an educator, curriculum developer, and workshop facilitator with LAUSD over 20 years ago. In this time, I taught at three high schools, each with a unique set of challenges and opportunities: low-socio economic & high Spanish speaking population, a math... Read More →



Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Renaissance-Pueblo A
  8 - 12

8:30am PST

578: Select/Sequence Student Work to Enhance Class Discussions
How do we use student work to maximize learning? In this interactive session, we will consider how to choose and prioritize student work to meet instructional goals and to enhance discourse leading to students making richer connections.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 8594

Speakers
CH

Cara Hetrick

Chula Vista Elementary School District
RT

Ron Tsui

San Diego Unified School District


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Renaissance-Pueblo B
  8 - 12

8:30am PST

579: Applied Mathematics in the High School Classroom
Some call it real world, some call it modeling, mathematicians call it applied math, and have been doing it for centuries. Come learn a number of applied math lesson ideas for your classroom, from finance to music to physics.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 9942

Speakers
avatar for Heather Dallas

Heather Dallas

Director/lecturer, UCLA Math


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Renaissance-Ventura
  8 - 12

8:30am PST

595: Composition – Slope Fields Forever
How do you practice for the AP Calculus performance? The TI-Nspire CX CAS is an instrument that makes it possible for students to explore, graph and learn slope fields and solve differential equations for a successful performance on the AP Exam.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 15261

Speakers
avatar for Veronica Carlson

Veronica Carlson

Math Teacher, Glendale UHSD
avatar for Kim Thomas

Kim Thomas

Math Teacher and Title I Coordinator, Moon Valley HS/Glendale UHSD
I am a high school math teacher in Arizona, an AYA Math NBCT, and a T3 National Instructor. I am passionate about teaching with technology to promote student understanding and exploration of mathematics.



Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Renaissance-Chino A
  8 - 12, AP Calculus

10:30am PST

675: A Paper Cup + A Gust of Wind = Yearlong Rich Task
Explore how revisiting a rich task over the course of a year in geometry, emphasizes math as reasoning not simply answer-getting and grows capacity for making strategic choices, from use of physical models through application of trig functions.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 17393

Speakers
avatar for Peg Cagle

Peg Cagle

teacher-in-residence, Vanderbilt University/LAUSD
Geometry! 2D, 3D, non-Euclidean, building it using origami-anything geometric and you have my attention. Also interested in thinking with others about the learning trajectory for teachers as professionals. Plus the fact that I am a policy wonk.


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Andreas
  8 - 12

10:30am PST

677: Discrete Mathematics in High School
Online credit card data? Facebook distance? The foundation of networks, encryption, and modern technology is discrete mathematics. We will explore these and related topics hands-on and see how they can supplement classes (a different 4th course?).

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 17404

Speakers
BH

Brian Hopkins

Professor, Saint Peter's University


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Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Chino A
  8 - 12

10:30am PST

678: Use Your Opening Activity to Orchestrate Your Lesson
Come discuss and create algebra lesson openers that insure lesson success by pre-assessing the skills and pre-requisite knowledge needed for the day. Instructional modes encouraged by the opener and tools to collect on-the-fly data will be shown.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 17405

Speakers
AB

Allan Bellman

Professor of Mathematics Education, University of Mississippi


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Chino B
  8 - 12

10:30am PST

679: No Slight of Hand Just Armed With Algebra
What is a better way to increase student engagement and critical thinking? Getting the students intrigued by using algebra under the camouflage of having fun and doing magic.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 17406

Speakers
CC

Cherlyn Converse

Professor, CSU Fullerton
BC

Bianca Converse

CSU Fullerton


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Pueblo A
  8 - 12

1:15pm PST

704: Course and Unit Blueprints
Tour a new resource on Illustrative Mathematics! These free tools will illustrate how the standards can be structured into mathematically and pedagogically coherent units and courses with sample activities to inform and elucidate curricula.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 19621

Speakers
avatar for Patrick Callahan

Patrick Callahan

Co-Director of the California Mathematics Project, Callahan Consulting
I'm a mathematician who is passionate about making the world a better place by improving mathematics education for all students and teachers. I am the statewide co-director of the California Mathematics Project and have recently founded a consulting company to help teachers, administrators... Read More →
KU

Kristin Umland

University of New Mexico


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:44pm PST
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr
  PK-12, FEATURED |   Featured, FEATURED

1:15pm PST

742: Teaching EL Math Students Through Rich Tasks
Participants will experience how rich math problems can be used as language catalysts in heterogeneous classrooms while maintaining high cognitive demand and promote meaningful interactions between all students.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 20404

Speakers
avatar for Glenn Kenyon

Glenn Kenyon

Teacher on Special Assignment, SFUSD
Math content specialist in the SFUSD Math Department who believes in the promise of digital resources as tools to ensure that all students and teachers will make sense of rigorous mathematics in ways that are creative, interactive, and relevant.
avatar for Noam Szoke

Noam Szoke

Math Content Specialist, SFUSD
Noam Szoke is a math content specialist and works with elementary teachers across the district. Previously he taught math and other subjects from preschool to adult, mostly in Oakland, CA. He is passionate about teaching that allows every student's brilliance and creativity to shine... Read More →



Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
Renaissance-Sierra
  3 - 8

1:15pm PST

775: The Practices Are For Kids
Yes, we know that the practices are for the students. But how do you teach them? Three activities will give a better understanding of what the practices are, how to teach them explicitly, and how to apply them in tasks.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 24959

Speakers
avatar for Chris Shore

Chris Shore

Coordinator of Secondary Curriculum & Instruction, Murrieta Valley USD/The Math Projects Journal
Chris Shore is editor and founder of The Math Projects Journal. As a nationally-known speaker and a 30-year veteran of public education, Chris has a unique, practical perspective on the new 21st Century Standards.



Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
Renaissance-Catalina
  8 - 12

1:15pm PST

778: Mathematical Modeling
Where do authentic mathematical modeling tasks come from? How can they be developed? How should they be assessed? These questions, and many more will be addressed in this session.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 141042

Speakers
MS

Melinda Shacklett

Mathematics coordinator, San Diego COE


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
Renaissance-Chino A
  8 - 12

1:15pm PST

705: Everyday Every Class: Formative Assessment for SMPs
What does it mean to use formative assessment strategies to gauge students’ conceptual understanding & use of the SMPs? With the support of Dr. Tim Kanold & Dr. Dylan Wiliam, 10 CA districts have been collaborating to answer this particular question.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 19622

Speakers
EF

Eric Frandsen

Coordinator, C&I, Oceanside Unified
Eric has worked in education for the past 18 years as a mathematics educator, project specialist and coordinator. Prior to launching his career in education Eric spent the 13 years working as a fishing boat captain, working in the fields of marine ecology, marine aquaculture  and... Read More →
NR

Nick Resnick

Program Manager: Math in Common, California Education Partners


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
Renaissance-Cactus
  Leadership

3:15pm PST

842: Assessment Practices + DOK = Deeper Understanding of Math
Use the formative assessment process to build a deeper understanding of mathematics; supporting students in achieving the depth and complexity of the CCSS-M standards, both in content and practice utilizing sample items of various DOK levels.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 28257

Speakers
avatar for Christine Roberts

Christine Roberts

Mathematics Staff Development and Curriculum Specialist, Tulare County Office of Education
I have a passion for teaching and learning mathematics. Discovering how others think about and approach problems interests me. I love to hear mathematical thinking from students to better understand how they see and do mathematics.
avatar for Stephanie Verners

Stephanie Verners

Math Consultant, Tulare County Office of Education



Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Renaissance-San Jacinto
  3 - 8

3:15pm PST

876: Discover How Anyone Can Speak Write and Engage Common Core
Learn how to make your classroom fluent in Common Core. Participants will receive new and easy strategies to engage, assess, and improve daily instruction. Small changes in the Algebra classroom will produce big results for the students.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 28939

Speakers
avatar for Cat Nolan

Cat Nolan

Mathematics Teacher, Capistrano Unified School District


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Renaissance-Catalina
  8 - 12

3:15pm PST

877: Bay Area Secondary Partners: San Francisco and Oakland

Lizzy and Harold will be joined in this session by Phil Daro and Phil Tucher.
We are organizing this interactive session in response to demand; we recognize that many districts are grappling with a course sequence that preserves the coherence of CCSS and the thoughtful learning progressions, and also provides opportunities for access to high level mathematics.  We have found many districts in California and across the US are interested in our process, from the research basis to the outreach to the implementation.  The issue has garnered both media attention and peer interest.  



EVALUATION POLL CODE: 28945

Speakers
avatar for Harold Asturias

Harold Asturias

Director, Center for Mathematics Excellence and Equity, University of California Berkeley
Harold Asturias is the director of the Center for Mathematics Excellence and Equity (CeMEE) at UC Berkeley. He has experience providing professional development in the areas of standards and assessment in math for large urban districts and smaller rural districts. He has also designed... Read More →
avatar for Lizzy Hull Barnes

Lizzy Hull Barnes

Mathematics Supervisor, SFUSD
Lizzy Hull Barnes has taught math to PreK–6th graders in schools around the Bay Area, and she has supported the learning of adults in Louisiana and fellow teachers and coaches in San Francisco. The Common Core has provided all of us a precious window to reframe the question \\"What... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Renaissance-Madera
  8 - 12

3:15pm PST

878: Active Algebraic Thinking
The Common Core places a renewed emphasis on algebraic thinking. This includes algebraic expressions, constructing functions, and solving systems. This workshop will present hands-on activities and ideas that develop students' algebraic thinking.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 28946

Speakers
BB

Brian Beaudrie

Northern Arizona University
avatar for Barbara Boschmans

Barbara Boschmans

Director, Northern Arizona University


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr
  8 - 12

3:15pm PST

879: From Seeing Dots to Lewis Carroll
The Algebra 2 Common Core Standards address using Structure of an Expression to identify ways to rewrite it. We will explore a thread of activities that help your students make these connections.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 28949

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Katz

Michelle Katz

Northridge Academy High School, LAUSD
I've been teaching for 34 years in Los Angeles Unified School District. I am a National Board Certified Teacher,and I've been honored as a state finalist for the Presidential Award for Mathematics and Science twice, in 2009 and 2013. I am the President of the Greater Los Angeles... Read More →



Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Renaissance-Sierra
  8 - 12

3:15pm PST

805: Do You Know It When You See It? CCSS-M Implementation K-8
All districts are helping their teachers understand the shifts in CCSS-M, BUT, how can we gauge the degree to which teachers are shifting their practice? With the support of Dr. Tim Kanold, 10 CA districts are collaborating to answer this question.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 27102

Speakers
NF

Neal Finkelstein

Program Director, WestEd
NR

Nick Resnick

Program Manager: Math in Common, California Education Partners


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Renaissance-Cactus
  Leadership

3:15pm PST

810: “Clap Like Me” for Early Math Learning – Birth to Five
Orchestrating early math learning begins at home by making numeracy a natural part of everyday. Experience CMC’s “PD in Your Pocket” and take away Early Learning Math at Home (English & Spanish). Share with families, your children or grandchildren.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 27411

Speakers
avatar for Rebecca Lewis

Rebecca Lewis

Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Shasta County Office of Education
VV

Vicki Vierra

K-12 Math Specialist, Ventura COE (retired)



Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Renaissance-Santa Rosa
  PK - 2