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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

143: Buddy Teachers + Buddy Classrooms = Math Success
Come with your teaching partner from primary and learn the best fact fluency games for cross graded settings. For older students it deepens their math understanding as they teach k-2 students, Everyone practices! A win/win. Gameboards provided._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
JF

Jane Felling

Educator, Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks
Jane is co-author of the award winning Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks series and has been doing workshops in the area of games as a teaching strategy for over 25 years. She has conducted workshops across North America for K - 8 contracts and has been a featured speaker at the National... Read More →



Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Hilton-Horizon I
  3 - 5

8:30am PST

144: Sparking Deeper Understanding of Fractions for Every Student
Speaker will offer strategies and tools to develop deep understanding of fractions, focusing on fractions as numbers, equivalent fractions, operations with fractions, and decimal notation. She will engage attendees with real-world fraction problems._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Donna Knoell

Dr. Donna Knoell

Educational Consultant
Dr. Donna L. Knoell is an esteemed, highly sought after speaker and educational and technology consultant who works with schools, districts, and teachers, to help them improve their instructional programs, with special emphasis on advancing achievement and engagement for Gifted and... Read More →


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Hilton-Horizon II
  3 - 5

8:30am PST

160: Proportional Reasoning: 3 Strategies to Spark Engagement
Come experience three activities that engage students in concept development and practice of proportional reasoning: "poster problems," a "blank paper lesson," and a "big square puzzle." Take-away lessons included!_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Shelley Kriegler

Shelley Kriegler

President, Center for Mathematics and Teaching
Dr. Shelley Kriegler was a middle and high school math teacher for 20 years. She then joined the UCLA Mathematics Department as the Director of the Math Content Programs for Teachers where she created and taught courses for teachers who wanted to earn authorizations to teach middle... Read More →
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Cynthia Raff

Center for Mathematics and Teaching


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Mesquite D
  6 - 8

8:30am PST

185: Deepening Algebraic Thinking and Understanding
Learn strategies to help students make coherent connections and deepen their conceptual understanding. Hand-outs will be provided that teachers can use to help students retain the concepts and skills to improve their mathematical growth mindset._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Al Rabanera

Fullerton Joint Union High School District


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Mesquite E
  9 - 12

8:30am PST

150: At the intersection of not very-traveled roads
In this session the regular pentagon will be the master of ceremonies guiding our integration of school mathematics with the MPs, creating meaningful connections among school ideas, between mathematical ideas and other subjects, and with daily life._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
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Greisy Winicki Landman

Professor, Dept of Mathematics and Statistics



Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock One
  G.I. 6 - 12

8:30am PST

151: Language Thinking and Mathematics
LetÕs explore the role of language and thinking in the mathematics classroom. What are some challenges? How might we begin to overcome them? What do our students experience? How do we connect student ideas to the mathematics we seek to teach them?_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
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Javier Garcia

Mathematics Specialist, Tulare COE


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three
  G.I. 6 - 12

8:30am PST

152: How to do Groupwork Poorly...or Not (the sequel)
Many teachers unknowingly create problems in the way they do group work with their students. Teachers in this workshop will learn how to structure group work in order to create discourse communities that engage high and low-achieving students._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
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 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock Two
  G.I. 6 - 12

8:30am PST

154: Deeper Understanding for High School Special Ed Students
Participants will experience strategies proven to work with Special Education students in mathematics. Station activities will provide cognitive challenges many students struggle with in Math 1 and Algebra I._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Dianne DeMille

Dianne DeMille

Mathematics Consultant, JenDi Consultants
How can we support students who struggle in high school to achieve Common Core Mathematics: including Special Ed, English Learners, and All students who struggle to learn mathematics?
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Jennifer Munoz

Redlands Unified School District


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree A
  G.I. 6 - 12
  • Session Number ELL
  • Location ( Hotel ) 154
  • Tags PSCC

8:30am PST

116: Mathematics + Integrated ELD = Access and Deep Understanding
Do you need to ignite your math support for English Learners? Deepen your understanding of CA Integrated and Designated ELD and discuss strategies to provide access for all students. Spark your thinking as you design an Integrated ELD lesson._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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



Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Renaissance-Santa Rosa
  G.I. PK - 12

8:30am PST

132: Sparking Deeper Understanding in ELs: It Is Possible!
Can teachers have rigor and emphasize the math standards to spark deeper understanding for ELs? Yes they can! The session presents features of effective lesson design for ELs and then models how to implement them in a lesson taught in Portuguese._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Mesquite C
  G.I. PK - 5
  • Session Number ELL
  • Location ( Hotel ) 132
  • Tags PSCC

8:30am PST

133: Promoting DepthÊThrough Students' Representations
It's one thing to promote multiple strategies, but what do we do withÊkids' strategiesÊafter they come out? Research-basedÊsolutions are here, along with tasksÊyou canÊuse next week._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Ryan Dent

Ryan Dent

Regional Math Specialist, Lake Elsinore USD


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Renaissance-Chino B
  G.I. PK - 5

8:30am PST

120: Growth Mindset in a CGI Inspired Classroom
This PD shares activities and strategies promoting a classroom culture supporting conversation, exploration, and a mindset celebrating success and mistakes. Class videos show productive struggle and student ownership in a CGI inspired class._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Gordon Smoire

Gordon Smoire

Teacher, LAUSD
I have taught Kinder through Second grades in LAUSD for the last 18 years. My interest is conceptual learning and creating a classroom culture that accepts success and mistakes. I use concepts from trainings that I have attended in CGI through UCLA, as well as concepts from a Growth... Read More →


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Hard Rock-Roxy Two
  PK - 2

8:30am PST

121: Kindergarten - the Initial Hook of a Math Journey
Two teachers set out to engage kindergarten students, promote conversation and instill a joy in learning. Adapting routines from MTBoS, we prepare our students to be critical thinkers by making big connections, seeing patterns, and building numeracy._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Kristen Acosta

Kristen Acosta

TOSA- K-6 Math Coach, West Covina Unified School District
K-6 Math Coach, middle school teacher, #MTBoS



Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Hilton-Plaza A
  PK - 2

8:30am PST

123: Developing Mathematical Concepts for ALL Early Learners
Learn research-based strategies to introduce the language of mathematics to engage ALL students as they build mathematical conceptual understanding. Experience hands-on manipulative activities, games, and Children's Literature connections._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Hilton-Plaza D
  PK - 2

8:30am PST

124: Implementing Number Talks in the Primary Classroom
Primary teachers will learn how to use Number Talks to develop their students' mathematical fluency in the Common Core classroom. You'll learn how to expand students' mental math abilities and you watch videos of children engaged in Number Talks._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Renaissance-San Jacinto
  PK - 2

10:30am PST

240: Parent Voice and Knowledge in the Elementary Math Classroom
Help students understand the CCSS/M through parent involvement. Experience how we engaged parents in math lessons and school sessions that correspond to CC. Take lessons and ideas ready to implement. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
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Armando Martinez-Cruz

Professor, CSU Fullerton


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hilton-Plaza A
  3 - 5

10:30am PST

241: Station Teaching in Action: Unpacking Meaning of Fraction
Participants will actively engage in station teaching activities to unpack CCSS fraction progressions about meaning of fraction. Stations will allow engagement with various manipulatives to unpack linear, area, & discrete representations of fraction._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:



Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite A
  3 - 5

10:30am PST

243: Creating Conversation and Communication in Math
Teachers will take a deeper look at communicating reasoning (SBAC Claim 3 & SMPs 1 &3). Come to this interactive session to take away a variety of strategies to incorporate communication & discourse into your instruction and/or assessments. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:



Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr
  3 - 5

10:30am PST

244: Multiplication Fact Fluency Built on Understanding
Spark studentsÕ excitement and confidence as you build their fluency with multiplication and division facts. Learn how students develop deeper understanding while being engaged in hands-on activities and games that you can use throughout the year._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Julie Joseph

Julie Joseph

Math Consultant, Tulare County Office of Education


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Santa Rosa
  3 - 5

10:30am PST

260: Perseverance Problem Solving Strategies for Understanding
Do your students feel that they donÕt know how to begin when given a problem to solve, so they just shut down? Learn strategies that allow all students an entry point into the problem and motivate them to persevere to find a sensible solution. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
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Andrea Cadman

Temecula Valley USD


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hard Rock-Palladium North
  6 - 8

10:30am PST

261: Seeing Proportions: Hands-on to Visual to Abstract
Stretch elastic or shrink plastic to engage students in the proportions and rates. Move from hands-on activities to visual tasks to real-life situations to develop deep understanding. Focus on questioning to promote levels of understanding._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Sheldon Erickson

Fresno Unified School District


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three
  6 - 8

10:30am PST

264: Guiding Students to Those Aha Moments Without the Ughh!
ItÕs not funny giving away the punch line of a joke before telling the joke. The same goes for teaching math. Come learn how to help students discover the Òpunch lineÓ of a lesson through guided discovery activities. Ready-to-use handouts provided._x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hilton-Tapestry
  6 - 8

10:30am PST

266: Number Talks Ð You Can Start Next Week!!
A Number Talk is a daily routine to build computational fluency. Mental math strategies spark deeper understanding of algorithms/properties. Participate in a Number Talk & discuss what is gained by adding this simple routine to your daily schedule. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Chris Harris

Chris Harris

Math Teacher on Special Assignment, Escondido Union School District
I'm a second career teacher who taught middle school math for 15 years. For the last 4 years I have been a district level Math TOSA. I spent 2.5 years helping 4th and 5th grade teachers implement the new CA Math Standards and now I am working with 6-7-8 math teachers. I am obnoxiously... Read More →


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite G
  6 - 8

10:30am PST

267: Meaningful teaching of Integers Expression n Equations
Best ways to represent Integers, expression and equations. Strategies for teaching these concepts meaningfully to students who are 2+ years behind._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite H
  6 - 8
  • Session Number ELL
  • Location ( Hotel ) 267
  • Tags PSCC

10:30am PST

10:30am PST

287: 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._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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 →


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Sierra
  9 - 12

10:30am PST

250: No Heads or Tails: The Juicy Middle of Real Word Problems
You will never present a word problem the same ever again! Experience how to unlock the secret to studentÕs sense making and perseverance. Learn how to present word problems authentically causing student to love word problems. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Tim McCaffrey

Tim McCaffrey

Mathematics Coordinator, Secondary Instruction, Fontana Unified
I have taught middle and high school mathematics. I have also served as a Teacher on Assignment coaching teachers and current serve as the mathematics coordinator.



Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock One
  G.I. 6 - 12

10:30am PST

230: Formative Assessment Practices in CGI
How do you know what students already know? Learn about formative assessment practices and strategies teachers use to make ongoing instructional decisions based off student thinking. See the effects of feedback on student learning._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


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Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hilton-Plaza C
  G.I. PK - 5, CGI

10:30am PST

231: Using Questioning to Spark Deeper Understanding
Questioning can be a powerful tool! By engaging all learners in conversations and discourse, it can be the catalyst to a student-centered classroom. Participants will leave with strategies that will help improve all aspects of instruction._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
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Gohar Hamo

Los Angeles Unified School District
avatar for Matthieu Hamo

Matthieu Hamo

Elementary Math Specialist, Glenoaks ES
Have taught grades 3 -8 over 16-year career. Now I am a math coach for grades TK - 6.


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hilton-Plaza D
  G.I. PK - 5

10:30am PST

220: Oh the Math That They'll Know! ÊK - 2ÊPost Game Activities
K - 2 teachers use games all the time, but struggle with how to have students do journal response.ÊÊCome play games and learn specific follow up activities to help students go deeper into concepts. Games use cards, dice,Ê journal mastersÊshared. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
JF

Jane Felling

Educator, Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks
Jane is co-author of the award winning Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks series and has been doing workshops in the area of games as a teaching strategy for over 25 years. She has conducted workshops across North America for K - 8 contracts and has been a featured speaker at the National... Read More →


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hilton-Horizon I
  PK - 2

10:30am PST

221: Making Sense of Addition & Subtraction Through Literature
Revisit favorite childrenÕs books with an eye towards addition and subtraction structures. Deepen student understanding of these operations by placing them in familiar contexts and considering multiple representations. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Sara Moore

Director of Mathematics & Science, ETA hand2mind


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hilton-Horizon II
  PK - 2

1:30pm PST

341: IGNITE your math class with MATH TALKS!
Math Talks are one of the most sure fire ways to IGNITE your math class. In this fast-paced session you will experience first hand how to SPARK your students' conceptual understanding. You'll leave ready to try some first thing Monday morning!_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
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Rhonda McEntee

Math Coach, Saratoga USD


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Hilton-Palm Canyon
  3 - 5

1:30pm PST

343: Mathematics a verb?!
Context matters: Think, Move, Construct. Learn how to use childrenÕs natural curiosity to engage them in deep mathematical thinking around real-life contexts. Examples from both Dual Language and English-only classroom projects will be shared._x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:



Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Hilton-Plaza B
  3 - 5, CGI

1:30pm PST

364: Division of Fractions Through Problem Progressions
Help students discover the algorithm for dividing by fractions through a series of lessons where students look for patterns and test conjectures as problems progress from concrete to abstract._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Marisa Aoki

Marisa Aoki

PK-8 Math Coach, Fresno County Superintendent of Schools
I am currently a Mathematics Content Specialist with the Fresno County Superintendent of Schools serving Preschool through 8th grade teachers. Before that, I taught middle school mathematics for 10 years.


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree A
  6 - 8
  • Session Number ELL
  • Location ( Hotel ) 364
  • Tags PSCC

1:30pm PST

387: Getting High School Students to Communicate Mathematically
Geometry & Algebra 2 teachers will take a deeper look at communicating reasoning. Come to this interactive session to take away a variety of strategies to incorporate communication into your instruction & assessments._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Katie DeGraffenreid

Katie DeGraffenreid

Secondary Math TOSA, PYLUSD


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Renaissance-Sierra
  9 - 12

1:30pm PST

351: Survey Said! Playing Family Feud to Spark Engagement
In this interactive session we will play Family Feud using mathematics-based questions. We will show how the game can be customized to cover any topic or grade level. Each attendee will leave with an editable template of the Family Feud activity._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three
  G.I. 6 - 12

1:30pm PST

352: Teach Problem Solving Strategies So ALL Succeed in Algebra
Examples of how teaching problem solving strategies such as Guess & Check, Look for Subproblems, Make a Table, Use a Manipulative to explore and learn algebra can enable all students in heterogeneous classrooms to engage and succeed._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock Two
  G.I. 6 - 12

1:30pm PST

320: Counting & Number Sense with Young Children
Come see how children develop number sense through counting and the exploration of numbers in the immediate environment using a CGI approach. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Rosie Torres

UCLA Lab School


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Hilton-Plaza C
  PK - 2, CGI

1:30pm PST

322: The Hundred Chart- Not Just a Wall Ornament!
Join us to see how your students will build deep understanding of number sense by using the 100 chart to add and subtract--- even with 2-digit numbers. You will never look at the 100 chart the same way again._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Janelle Chisholm

Janelle Chisholm

Consultant, No Teacher Left Behind
Janelle Chisholm, National Board Certified Teacher, served as a classroom teacher for 19 years before moving to the district office as a math coach in a large urban school district in Phoenix, AZ for three years. She has been presenting teacher workshops full time for the last four... Read More →



Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Renaissance-San Jacinto
  PK - 2

3:30pm PST

461: Using Proportions as a solid foundation for Linear Functions
Proportional Reasoning is a critical focus of 7th grade, come explore a lesson series created to spark a deeper understanding of proportionality. Guided inquiry. Multiple representations. Authentic experiences. Leave with an entire unit ready to use!_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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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 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three
  6 - 8

3:30pm PST

462: Noodling (Note taking + Doodling) for Understanding
Do students like to doodle? YES Do they like to notetake? NOT REALLY But, they'll love noodling...AND, best of all they'll retain and comprehend with deeper understanding if you use and give students permission to use a few simple techniques._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
Hilton-Horizon I
  6 - 8

3:30pm PST

466: Building Complexity from Simple Little Pattern Blocks
Break the NCLB world of mile wide, inch deep and multiple choice tests.Ê Using the simple pattern block, see how to guide your students into complex, multi-level explorations of equations, equivalencies and then areas of non-standard shapes._x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

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

3:30pm PST

482: Using Algebra Tiles to Spark Deeper Understanding - HS
Help your students develop a deeper understanding of solving equations, systems of equations, multiplying and factoring polynomials, and "completing the square". Do this by using algebra tiles, particularly for your visual/kinesthetic learners._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
CE

CPM Educational Program

Regional Coordinator, College Preparatory Mathematics (CPM)
CPM offers grades 6-calculus math texts using problem based learning in student centered classroom. We support our materials with eight days of professional development led by classroom teachers.



Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock Two
  9 - 12

3:30pm PST

484: Look Who's Talking! Mathematics Discourse in the Classroom
Go beyond checking for understanding! Participate in several student interaction strategies that promote student discourse and provide students with deeper understanding. Walk away with something that can be immediately implemented in the classroom._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite F
  9 - 12
  • Session Number ELL
  • Location ( Hotel ) 484
  • Tags PSCC

3:30pm PST

451: Engage Students: Increasing Opportunities to Respond (OTRs)
Have you ever provided opportunity for deeper understanding, but your students engaged in behavior problems instead of math problems? OTRs 3-5 times per minute decrease behavior problems and increase student engagement and performance. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
Hard Rock-Roxy Two
  G.I. 6 - 12

3:30pm PST

453: Weapons of Math Instruction...APPSolutely
Learn how to integrate technology in a math classroom from a warm-up, through a lesson and formative assessment, to finishing with an Exit Ticket, all done electronically. Very cool stuff! Bring your device to experience it all._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Steve Morris

Steve Morris

TOSA, Riverside USD
This is my 29th year of teaching in Riverside USD and what a ride it has been to this point! I have had the awesome opportunity to teach elementary and secondary grade levels. The last two years, I have been a teacher on special assignment, helping some of our Custom Schools with... Read More →


Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite G
  G.I. 6 - 12
  • Session Number ELL
  • Location ( Hotel ) 453
  • Tags PSCC

3:30pm PST

420: Accessible Problem Solving for ALL K-2 Students
Deepen your understanding of problem solving to ensure it is accessible to ALL students. Language is often a barrier, so it is vital to adjust our instruction. Through video clips, participants will learn practical, research-informed strategies._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
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Susie Katt

K-2 Mathematics Coordinator, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE


Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
Hilton-Horizon II
  PK - 2

3:30pm PST

423: The Nimble Number Line
The number line is often an underutilized tool that deepens number sense and operational proficiency. We'll explore the importance of the number line as a visual representation for helping children develop greater flexibility in mental arithmetic._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite A
  PK - 2
  • Session Number ELL
  • Location ( Hotel ) 423
  • Tags PSCC
 
Saturday, November 7
 

8:30am PST

500: Number Talks and the Standards for Mathematical Practice: Teachers and Students Learning Together
Number Talks develop numerical reasoning skills for students and teachers alike and are a powerful vehicle for bringing the Standards for Mathematical Practice to life in elementary through post-secondary classrooms. This session will engage participants as learners while highlighting critical aspects that make Number Talks a safe space for the having of mathematical ideas._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 9:59am PST
PSCC-Primrose A
  General Aud., FEATURED |   Featured, FEATURED

8:30am PST

541: Beyond Invert & Multiply: Make Sense of Fraction Computation
Students often struggle with fraction computation. WeÕll focus on "fraction sense," to help students understand fractions as numbers and learn to compute accurately, efficiently, and with understanding. Video from classrooms will be shared._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three
  3 - 5

8:30am PST

583: Making Sense of Statistics in Algebra 2
Participants will engage in activities and discussion around different ways students can connect with statistics, especially in vocabulary and the interpretation of data and their measures of spread. Ready-for-use resources will be provided._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Hilton-Plaza C
  9 - 12

8:30am PST

592: Statistics in Int 3:Be Random & Normal...w/ Margin for Error
Demystify the CCSS for Statistics in Integrated 3/Alg 2. We will deepen understanding of randomness in different settings, normal curves and simulations to get a feel for margin of error through activities. Scaffolded handouts will be provided._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Renee Kollar-Bachman

Renee Kollar-Bachman

Teacher/Dept Chair, Vista Unified School District
I am a math and drama geek. I have taught AP Stats for a long time and have been part of the AP Reading for 8 years. I'm also an Integrated 1 teacher. In my spare time, I teach dance, choreograph all our musicals and watch San Diego Padres games with my family.
avatar for Tina Shinsato

Tina Shinsato

Math Teacher, Rancho Buena Vista HS
Talk to me about your favorite places to kayak, hike, and bike in the Sierras...and where we're going for lunch.


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Renaissance-Sierra
  9 - 12

8:30am PST

551: The Clothesline: Statistics on the Number Line
Help students understand the meaning of various statistical measures without making a single calculation. This Master Number Sense Maker will blow your mind; I promise. clotheslinemath.com_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Mesquite E
  G.I. 6 - 12

8:30am PST

553: Debate in the Math Classroom to Spark Deeper Understanding
To debate is to ask questions, develop arguments &Êlisten to othersÕ thinking; key practices for mathematicians! Our session provides tools for creating a culture of mathematical debate in your classroom. Come ready to experience debate in action!_x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:



Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Renaissance-Andreas
  G.I. 6 - 12

8:30am PST

512: Starting A Math Fight
You have a wealth of free resources available to you and a breadth of people who are willing to help. Join us for a session that will get students arguing, thinking, and challenging the way that they think about math._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for John Stevens

John Stevens

Chaffey JUHSD
John is an instructional math and technology coach in Southern California. He is the author of Table Talk Math and co-author of The Classroom Chef, blogs about his passions at http://fishing4tech.com, and would love to create more opportunities for kids to love mathematics.


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Mesquite G
  G.I. PK - 12
  • Session Number ELL
  • Location ( Hotel ) 512
  • Tags PSCC

8:30am PST

521: Pattern and Place Value Connections
Explore engaging activities and instructional strategies using pattern to help students develop place value understanding and number sense. Guide your students to conceptual understanding. See fun and learning happen in your classroom!_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
MK

Michelle Kubiak

Teacher 2nd grade, Bishop ES
avatar for Susan Kunze

Susan Kunze

Author, teacher resource materials
Susan Kunze is an enthusiastic and experienced teacher-educator and resource writer, with nearly four decades of primary teaching experience. Her expertise in curriculum development has been shared as a national and regional conference presenter, a member of the California Common... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Hard Rock-Roxy Two
  PK - 2

8:30am PST

524: Ten Frames Number Lines Rekenreks: Tools for Thinking
Use tools to justify answers. Students learn about decomposition and parts of the whole. More, less, the same, how many more, and how many less are all ideas that can be developed within the student's brain using these visual tools._x000B__x000B__x000B__x000B__x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Ann Carlyle

Ann Carlyle

U.C.S.B.


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr
  PK - 2

10:30am PST

601: Building a Coherent Teacher-Owned Middle School Curriculum
Illustrative Mathematics is writing a complete set of lesson plans, assessments, and differentiated learning supports for Grades 6Ð8 mathematics. The curriculum will be aligned to the Common Core State Standards, mathematically coherent, and attuned the daily classroom needs of teachers. It will be an open education resource released under a Creative Commons Attribution license, so that teachers will be able to adapt it to their local needs, while still preserving the basic architecture. In this presentation we will describe some of the key features of the curriculum and give participants an opportunity to work with some of the materials._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:59am PST
PSCC-Primrose C
  6 - 8, FEATURED |   Featured, FEATURED

10:30am PST

603: 'In the Position of Possibility' Many Mini Lessons Teaching and Learning in the Urban Classroom
Let's explore the challenges and paths to success of teaching students "in the position of possibility" (formerly known as at risk). Textbooks, testing, mandates, decrees, and breakfast service; experience the life of a South Los Angeles teacher through addition, subtraction, multiplication and division mini lessons. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:59am PST
Renaissance-Catalina
  G.I. PK - 5, FEATURED |   Featured, FEATURED

10:30am PST

641: Talk Number to Me: Fraction Number Strings
We will give 3rd-5th grade teachers strategies to build fraction sense via Number String mini-lessons. Our 10-minute lessons use mathematical models like the Ratio Table and the Number Line which are rich in context and number relationships._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Christina Lincoln-Moore

Christina Lincoln-Moore

Assistant Principal, Los Angeles USD
Christina Lincoln-Moore is an innovative Constructivist educational leader who is tenacious and profoundly dedicated to mindful project-based learning to engender formidable mathematics identities. She taught for LAUSD from 1996 until 2014. She is currently an Assistant Principal... Read More →



Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hard Rock-Roxy Two
  3 - 5

10:30am PST

643: Walk the Number Line With Research-Based Results!
This session will focus on using empty number lines for skills like place value, fractions, decimals and alternative algorithms. Kim Sutton will model strategies that are simple and ready to go. You will love the practical handout!_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Kim Sutton

Kim Sutton

Educational Consultant, Creative Mathematics
Kim Sutton has been an elementary educator for more than 40 years, having taught primary, intermediate, and upper grades. Kim has won many honors and had many exciting experiences: • Mentor Teacher in Mathematics and Science • Finalist for the Presidential Award as “Math Teacher... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr
  3 - 5

10:30am PST

660: What to Do When Group Work IsnÕt Working
We will discuss common group work issues and provide specific strategies and resources for addressing them. After implementing these techniques, our students were able to work collaboratively and develop a deeper understanding of mathematics. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
YM

Yekaterina Milvidskaia

Mathematics Teacher, Vista Unified School District
TT

Tiana Tebelman

Math Teacher, Vista USD, MfA San Diego, YouCubed
I have been teaching 8th grade math at Vista Magnet Middle School in Vista for 6 years. I have been trained in DNR instruction by Guershon Harel through the Math for America San Diego program and in complex instruction and mindset through Jo Boaler. These trainings have greatly shaped... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hilton-Plaza C
  6 - 8

10:30am PST

661: Building in Supports for English Learners in OER Curriculum
Illustrative Mathematics is writing complete middle school OER curriculum in partnership with the K-12 OER Collaborative. With input from a team of interdisciplinary experts, the curriculum has many built-in supports for English language learners._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
KU

Kristin Umland

University of New Mexico


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hilton-Tapestry
  6 - 8

10:30am PST

664: Screencasting and Accountability in a 1:1 or BYOD Classroom
Utilize free screencasting resources to extend student learning in a 1:1 or BYOD flipped classroom. Learn to integrate yours and students' screencasts with EDpuzzle to increase accountability. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree E
  6 - 8

10:30am PST

682: Doing Vs. Listening: Experience The Magic Of Cards With Math
We all know that we must get the students engaged to spark a deeper understanding. Come and experience how the fun of discovering the mathematics behind cards tricks is engaging, addicting, and mathematically rewarding. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
CC

Cherlyn Converse

Professor, CSU Fullerton
BC

Bianca Converse

CSU Fullerton



Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hilton-Plaza B
  9 - 12

10:30am PST

690: Create a Deeper Understanding of Algebra Using Applications
Looking for a way to connect your content to actively engage your class? Spark your studentsÕ interest by learning how Algebra helps your students understand the world around them. Join us and take home ready-made classroom activities._x000B_ _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Kasey Grant

Kasey Grant

High School Math Teacher, FJUHSD
I am in my 13th year of teaching math. I specialize in Algebra 1. I have been the Math Coach & Algebra Team Leader for my site, on the curriculum committee and have been a leader among my peers. I am also involved in curriculum development. I was on the 2008 Advisory Board for... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Pueblo A
  9 - 12

10:30am PST

651: Deeper Understanding Sparked by Univ/District Collaboration
A 1990 collaboration between a high school math teacher and a university professor has led to more than ten years of 7 annual BTSA math workshops promoting deeper understanding and expanded to do the same for district special education teachers_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hilton-Horizon II
  G.I. 6 - 12

10:30am PST

652: The Clothesline: Geometry on the Number Line
See how this Master Number Sense Maker can enhance studentsÕ proportional and spatial reasoning in Geometry. This simple, manipulable tool will blow your mind; I promise. clotheslinemath.com_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite E
  G.I. 6 - 12

10:30am PST

653: Math Is Fun Ð As We Rise with Common Core Math Pedagogy
Participants will experience a variety of dynamic inquiry oriented investigations Ð promoting students thinking - along with FUN FILLED opportunities in making mathematics teaching coherent and fun filled. Come, get involved and win prizes! _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree C
  G.I. 6 - 12
  • Session Number ELL
  • Location ( Hotel ) 653
  • Tags PSCC

10:30am PST

632: From Access to Ownership: Supporting our ELs in Math
Providing support for your ELs to engage in the Math Practices is crucial! We will use the CA ELD Standards and strategies for collaborative conversations/student discourse to uncover and build on the math in what students say and do._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:



Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite C
  G.I. PK - 5
  • Session Number ELL
  • Location ( Hotel ) 632
  • Tags PSCC

10:30am PST

634: The CGI (Cognitive Guided Instruction) Classroom
CGI sparks a deeper understanding of math. WeÕll show you what it looks like while covering all the standards. When you apply CGI, your classroom will have daily academic collaborative discourse! See how it all works using a variety of methods. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
ST

Susan Tate

Teacher, Downey Unified School District


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Chino B
  G.I. PK - 5

10:30am PST

635: Sparking Algebraic Thinking and Problem Solving Without XÕs
Strategies to develop algebraic thinking and to spark deeper understanding with problem solving will be shared. Attendees will be actively engaged with real-life problem solving that promotes algebraic thinking, and solving for unknowns._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Donna Knoell

Dr. Donna Knoell

Educational Consultant
Dr. Donna L. Knoell is an esteemed, highly sought after speaker and educational and technology consultant who works with schools, districts, and teachers, to help them improve their instructional programs, with special emphasis on advancing achievement and engagement for Gifted and... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-San Jacinto
  G.I. PK - 5

10:30am PST

620: CGI with Young Children: Stories to Problems
Learn how childrenÕs natural curiosity and imagination inspire mathematical story problems that allow them to deeply engage in rich, meaningful problem solving tasks. Walk away feeling confident you have strategies to implement in your classroom._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hard Rock-Palladium North
  PK - 2, CGI

10:30am PST

623: SUBITIZING!Ê A QUICK RECOGNITION OF QUANTITIES
Gaining a deeper understanding of numbers by Subitizing using structuring tools likeÊFinger Patterns, spatial patterns, five frames, ten frames and Rekenreks!Ê This is a make and take session!_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Mary Dickerson

Mary Dickerson

Coordinator Elementary Instruction, Fontana USD


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three
  PK - 2

10:30am PST

625: To Number Bonds...And Beyond!
The way students construct meaning with addition and subtraction inÊK-2 will have a significant impactÊfor their learning beyond whole numbers.ÊLearn strategies and representations that will enrichÊstudent understanding of these crucial concepts!_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree A
  PK - 2

1:15pm PST

700: Boost Conceptual Understanding & Procedural Fluency with Rich Number Sense Tasks
Would your students benefit from rich number sense tasks connected to ratios, proportions, expressions, solving equations, functions, and more? Come participate in hands-on tasks that provide students with opportunities to use their own reasoning strategies and methods for solving problems that coherently build conceptual understanding and procedural fluency. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Andrew Stadel

Andrew Stadel

Math Instruction Coach, Tustin USD
Andrew is currently is a math instructional coach where he partners with secondary math teachers to expand their professional skill set by focusing on effective teaching practices. You can also find free resources at his widely-acclaimed website, Estimation 180. When Andrew is not... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:44pm PST
PSCC-Primrose A
  6 - 8, FEATURED |   Featured, FEATURED

1:15pm PST

707: ÊLeadership and Classroom Pedagogy Leading to Student Proficiency for ALL in Mathematics
Teachers and teacher leaders must focus on both equity and excaellence. This requires a paradigm shift to a leadership pedagogy, where equity and excellence are at the center of all efforts. This pedagogy includes the following knowledge, beliefs, and actions: mathematics content knowledge, equity, advocacy, and outcomes focused._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:44pm PST
Renaissance-San Jacinto
  General Aud., FEATURED |   Featured, FEATURED

1:15pm PST

740: Integrating Algebraic Thinking:ÊThe Power of a Routine
Using CGI research, learn how a 15 min. routine helps develop deep understanding in algebraic thinking while engaging ALL students. WeÕll share some classroom-tested routines and the power of recording student thinking._x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Melissa Canham

Melissa Canham

Math TOSA, Downey USD
Math teacher leader, CGI trainer and enthusiast, UCLA instructor, and above all, a mother to one amazing daughter.
avatar for Glenda Martinez

Glenda Martinez

Elementary Math Teacher Specialist, Downey Unified School District
Math Teacher Leader CGI Trainer and Enthusiast Mom who experiments math problems with her two sons.


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
Hard Rock-Palladium South
  3 - 5

1:15pm PST

741: Building Measurement Lessons While Moving Full STEAM Ahead
Research reveals measurement to be an oft forgotten domain. We begin with a history of metric measure, and then explore activities and tools to build meaningful lessons. Attendees will leave ready to integrate measurement into their STEAM curriculum._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:



Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
Hard Rock-Roxy
  3 - 5

1:15pm PST

744: Sparking Deeper Understanding Through Real-World Problems
Using real-world problems helps ignite your students' higher level thinking. You will be provided with high interest, real-world problems where your students take what they've learned and apply it. Handouts will be provided to try first thing Monday._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
RM

Rhonda McEntee

Math Coach, Saratoga USD



Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
Renaissance-Pueblo B
  3 - 5

1:15pm PST

763: Revolutionize Your Class One Open-Ended Question at a Time
Wouldn't it be great to see ALL of your students asking each other great questions throughout a lesson? In this session, participants will dive into problems, as they find an innovative way to get their students to ask each other great questions. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Steven Krolikowski

Steven Krolikowski

Math Dept. Chair/PLC Lead/Teacher, Downey Unified School District
I have been teaching math for 23 years now. In the past 4 years, I have worked closely with the Smarter Balanced Consortium and the California Dept. of Education writing and reviewing problem-based resources. Currently, I am writing the 6th Grade Math Test-Prep book for Barron's... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
Hilton-Plaza A
  6 - 8

1:15pm PST

780: Shifting Cognitive Load through Geometric Transformations
How can geometric transformations spark discussion and a deeper understanding? Teachers experience problems that allow students to discover and see the need for the most important elements of transformations, leading to congruence and similarity. _x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
YM

Yekaterina Milvidskaia

Mathematics Teacher, Vista Unified School District
TT

Tiana Tebelman

Math Teacher, Vista USD, MfA San Diego, YouCubed
I have been teaching 8th grade math at Vista Magnet Middle School in Vista for 6 years. I have been trained in DNR instruction by Guershon Harel through the Math for America San Diego program and in complex instruction and mindset through Jo Boaler. These trainings have greatly shaped... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
Hilton-Plaza B
  9 - 12

1:15pm PST

754: Ignite Math Literacy with Interactive Notebooks!
Looking for a new way to engage your students, support the Math Practices every day, strengthen math literacy, increase organization, and decrease loose worksheets in your classroom? Join us as we dive into the world of Interactive Notebooking! _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
LH

Lisa Hoegerman

Teacher, Apple Valley Unif. S.D.
8th grade Teacher AVID Coordinator 31 years teaching Interact Club Advisor


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite H
  G.I. 6 - 12

1:15pm PST

759: Language Thinking and Mathematics
LetÕs explore the role of language and thinking in the mathematics classroom. What are some challenges? How might we begin to overcome them? What do our students experience? How do we connect student ideas to the mathematics we seek to teach them?_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
JG

Javier Garcia

Mathematics Specialist, Tulare COE


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
Renaissance-Santa Rosa
  G.I. 6 - 12

1:15pm PST

731: It's All About that Task No Trouble
Spark student interest by exploring and developing tasks that engage learners of all levels. Learn how to implement efficient use of manipulatives to provide depth and rigor within instruction, build student confidence, and foster the SMPs._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Nicholas Lopez

Nicholas Lopez

Teacher, Dinuba Unified School District



Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
Hard Rock-Roxy Two
  G.I. PK - 5

1:15pm PST

734: Go Digital with Go Math!
Explore digital components of Go Math (ThinkCentral). Learn to integrate into whole class, small group, and individualized instruction. Support parent understanding of instructional shifts in California State Standards. Bring your own device._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Noelle Kreider

Noelle Kreider

Teacher, Rialto USD


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree F
  G.I. PK - 5

3:15pm PST

841: Promoting Discourse and Conceptual Understanding
Experience how to promote discourse to assist students with problem solving techniques. Multiplication/division concepts and standards for whole numbers using 3-dimensional materials, 2-dimensional representations and mental models will be explored._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Hilton-Tapestry
  3 - 5

3:15pm PST

849: What do you mean 'Let them have FUN?'
Good-bye NCLB and a-page-a-day.ÊHello interesting, challenging, intriguing, complex and FUN! Tangrams will develop special thinking and build a deeper understanding of perimeter and area with these FUN SMP-embedded activities for all students._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite A
  3 - 5

3:15pm PST

861: Give Them Something to Talk About
Math Talks and communication amongst peers are valuable teaching tools promoting deeper understanding of math concepts. Learn how easy it is to use Math Talks effectively. Participants will focus on progressions and walk away with examples in hand._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
AC

Andrea Cadman

Temecula Valley USD


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Hilton-Plaza A
  6 - 8

3:15pm PST

862: Developing Students Algebraic Thinking and Academic Language
Participants will engage in activities that build studentsÕ access to and confidence in doing rigorous mathematics, in particular for English learners, through problem-solving tasks that develop algebraic thinking and academic language proficiency. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Hilton-Plaza C
  6 - 8

3:15pm PST

864: Make No Mistakes About Integers!
We will show typical mistakes students make when using integer rules. We will show different techniques to teach integer rules and bring real life examples to help solidify the deeper understanding. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Tracey Dunn

Tracey Dunn

Mathematics Staff Development and Curriculum Specialist, Tulare County Office of Education


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Renaissance-Santa Rosa
  6 - 8

3:15pm PST

881: Doing Vs. Listening: Experience The Magic Of Cards With Math
We all know that we must get the students engaged to spark a deeper understanding. Come and experience how the fun of discovering the mathematics behind cards tricks is engaging, addicting, and mathematically rewarding. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
CC

Cherlyn Converse

Professor, CSU Fullerton
BC

Bianca Converse

CSU Fullerton



Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Hilton-Plaza B
  9 - 12

3:15pm PST

850: Engagement Strategies for the Common Core Classroom
You'll get many ideas to transform your CC class to a vibrant learning environment where students feel excited to come.We'll explore tech tools,incorporate writing in projects,encourage thinking through warm up activities and inspire them to grow._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Madeleine Strasburg

Madeleine Strasburg

Math Teacher / BTSA Support Provider, RUSD
With a background Engineering, it was not a difficult decision to chose Math as my teaching subject. I was not prepared for the love that I would find in teaching and interacting with teenagers. I also love working with the New Teachers and helping them develop in this great p... Read More →



Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Hilton-Plaza D
  G.I. 6 - 12

3:15pm PST

851: Understanding A Deep Number Structure via Doubling
In this session participants will engage first in an investigation into the structure of numbers through a process of doubling. One of Humanity's earliest models for multiplying will be examined within the context of a "magic trick." _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite B
  G.I. 6 - 12
  • Session Number ELL
  • Location ( Hotel ) 851
  • Tags PSCC

3:15pm PST

856: Fostering A Deep Understanding of Functions with Desmos
Desmos is a free, powerful, online graphing calculator with many tools available for manipulating functions and visualizing concepts. Desmos can be integrated into your math curriculum by encouraging visualization and experimentation with functions._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree F
  G.I. 6 - 12
  • Session Number ELL
  • Location ( Hotel ) 856
  • Tags PSCC

3:15pm PST

833: Supporting ELsÕ Problem Solving and Understanding
Attending to a multi-modal environment to support language acquisition gives ELs tools and experiences that affect mathematical understanding and increase number and operational sense. Problem solving tools and strategies are immediately applicable._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Nora Ramirez

Nora Ramirez

Executive Director, TODOS: Mathematics for ALL



Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Renaissance-Pueblo A
  G.I. PK - 5

3:15pm PST

822: Performance Tasks in the Primary Classroom
What are performance tasks for primary students and how can we use them as a formative assessment tool? We will examine authentic performance tasks and identify what makes a good task for young students. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock One
  PK - 2

3:15pm PST

825: Developing Mathematical Concepts for ALL Early Learners
Learn research-based strategies to introduce the language of mathematics to engage ALL students as they build mathematical conceptual understanding. Experience hands-on manipulative activities, games, and Children's Literature connections._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite C
  PK - 2