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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
 

10:30am

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
Renaissance-San Jacinto
 
Saturday, November 7
 

1:15pm

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

Math Content Specialist, San Francisco USD
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.
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Noam Szoke

Math Content Specialist, SFUSD



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

1:15pm

745: Sum Thing Interesting
An engaging exploration that involves simple addition yet yields engaging patterns both simple and complex. This allows you to adapt the activity to the level of your students. A great Friday filler. A classroom-ready handout is available.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 21315

Speakers
avatar for Brad Fulton

Brad Fulton

Teacher, Mistletoe STEM Institute
I have been in education for 37 years, and in math, science, and STEM instruction for 26. I have been presenting at national workshops and conferences since 1994.



Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Hilton-Horizon I

1:15pm

746: Hearts in an Earthworm a Pentagon Toes on Human Foot?
What do these have in common?They were discussed on day 5 of our 100 Day Book.We’ll share a routine with fraction, decimal, %, & prime factoring work evoking student generated conjectures and connections (dimes in $.50; ½ of 10; binary code & more)

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 334561

Speakers
avatar for Teresa McCarthy

Teresa McCarthy

6th Grade Math & Inquiry Teacher, Double Peak K-8, San Marcos Unified School District
This will be my 20th year teaching. I recently transitioned to 6th grade single subject math after teaching 5th grade (10 years) in San Marcos, CA. Prior to that, I taught middle school special education classes for 4 years, one year of 6th grade in an elementary setting in Corona... Read More →
avatar for Nancy Paulson

Nancy Paulson

Teacher, San Marcos USD
I currently teach 5th Grade, but I've taught grades 4-8 for my whole career, including 9 years Middle School Pre-Algebra and Algebra. I earned my Masters of Education degree, with an emphasis in K-8 Mathematics Education from San Diego State University in May of 2012. My 20-Month-old... Read More →



Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock One

1:15pm

747: Composing Problem Solving in Your Common Core Classroom
All students are capable of developing critical thinking skills by working collaboratively. Participants will learn how to conduct a classroom of problem solvers and student discussion by learning how to use the development of student work.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 334562

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Morris

Jennifer Morris

Principal, Foothill Knolls STEM Academy of Innovation
My passion is my work in education. As a school leader, I empower all students by opening windows and doors through meaningful Project Based Learning. Studying neuroscience research and how it applies to 21st-century learning drives my work. I believe students need to design and... Read More →
avatar for Kristyl Nuckolls

Kristyl Nuckolls

Teacher, Upland Unified School District



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

3:15pm

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
Renaissance-San Jacinto

3:15pm

845: Composing Problem Solving in Your Common Core Classroom
All students are capable of developing critical thinking skills by working collaboratively. Participants will learn how to conduct a classroom of problem solvers and student discussion by learning how to use the development of student work.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 28321

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Morris

Jennifer Morris

Principal, Foothill Knolls STEM Academy of Innovation
My passion is my work in education. As a school leader, I empower all students by opening windows and doors through meaningful Project Based Learning. Studying neuroscience research and how it applies to 21st-century learning drives my work. I believe students need to design and... Read More →
avatar for Kristyl Nuckolls

Kristyl Nuckolls

Teacher, Upland Unified School District



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