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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

171: Under Construction: A Different Perspective
Use the properties of quadrilaterals as the basis for all types of geometric constructions. Approach constructions from a different perspective than the "old skool" way. Gain ideas to promote conceptual understanding rather than memorizing steps.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 3109

Speakers
SR

Stephen Roeder

Oceanside Unified Schools



Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
PSCC-Mesquite D
  • Session Number 171
  • Location ( Hotel ) PSCC

8:30am

172: Sense-making the Ultimate Intervention
The call to build procedural fluency on a foundation of conceptual understanding helps struggling students the most. Come learn how to orchestrate instruction to help these students be successful learners.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 3110

Speakers
BK

Barbara Kuehl

author and consultant, Mathematics Vision Project
avatar for Janet Sutorius

Janet Sutorius

author and consultant, Mathematics Vision Project
We offer more than 200 rich tasks and they are free! If you are using the MVP curriculum or are interested in it, ask about professional development. Our professional development shows teachers how to use task-based instruction in their classroom. It embodies the 8 Teaching Practices... Read More →


Quiz docx

Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
PSCC-Mesquite E
  • Strategies Eq
  • Session Number 172
  • Location ( Hotel ) PSCC

8:30am

173: Discover M3 Concept- Making Math Meaningful
Discover how to incorporate Standards for Mathematical Practice in math content to broaden the goal of math education from mere mastery of algorithms to development of critical thinking & problem solving skills through a theme based lesson plan

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 3112

Speakers
avatar for Deepika Srivastava

Deepika Srivastava

STEAM & Innovation Coordinator, Redlands Unified School District


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
PSCC-Smoke Tree B

8:30am

174: Orchestrating A Desire in Your Students to Learn Statistics
We will be doing activities to increase your students' conceptual understanding of statistics by calculating residuals, creating upper and lower bounds of predictions, and creating a unique line of best fit called the least squares regression lines.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 3129

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 8:30am - 10:00am
PSCC-Smoke Tree C
  • Strategies Eq, ELL
  • Session Number 174
  • Location ( Hotel ) PSCC

8:30am

175: Transformation Geometry Immediate Interactive Investigation
Students discover the geometry in 15 seconds! Get hands-on experience using a handheld, iPad, or computer software, students will become engaged quickly and deeply. Get a free complete unit of materials for grades 8-10 and see how to implement.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 3467

Speakers
avatar for Tom Reardon

Tom Reardon

Mathematics Instructor, Fitch HS/Youngstown State Univ
I like to integrate problem solving, rich tasks, excellent questioning techniques, standards, and appropriate technologies. Technologies that I use include iPads and math apps, SMART Boards, and TI technologies.I am currently working on some interactive activities that help students... Read More →


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
PSCC-Smoke Tree E

8:30am

176: Check for Understanding with Student Created Videos
Let students do all the work! Have them create video tutorials. Use their submissions to check for understanding and provide intervention for deeper/clearer understanding

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 3486

Speakers
avatar for Princess Choi

Princess Choi

Math Teacher, Perris UHSD
I am a Math and Computer Science teacher at a Title One school. Let's talk about how we can help students get motivated. How can we help these students do better?


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
PSCC-Smoke Tree F

8:30am

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
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr

8:30am

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
Renaissance-Sierra

8:30am

179: Move and Groove in the Classroom with Engaging Activities
Get students moving and talking with activities that will not only engage, but support all levels of student learning. Activities give teachers informal assessments of student progress. Student work will be examined and resources provided.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 3992

Speakers
MC

Marcella Cook

Colton Joint Unified School District
avatar for Linda Faulk

Linda Faulk

Teacher, Colton JUSD
Math, Math and more Math. I am currently doing a lot of reading about brain research and how to structure classroom lessons to take advantage of how students learn. I love to hear about activities that get and keep kids engaged and topics that teachers find difficult. When we share... Read More →



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

8:30am

195: Orchestrating the FTC Conversation: Explore Prove Apply
We will use an inquiry-based approach to teach this central topic in Calculus: first generating the intuitive conceptual sense through targeted exploration; defining & proving; finally tapping into a rich mix of contexts and writing exercises.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 4253

Speakers
BF

Brent Ferguson

The Lawrenceville School
Ask me for a copy of my compilation of favorite mathy books. I'll have plenty with me throughout the weekend. : )I've taught for 20+ years in all HS course levels, in public and private, East coast and west, all-boys and coed. I now teach lots of Calculus and grade AP exams in June...it's... Read More →



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

8:30am

196: Taming the AP Statistics Investigative Task
The investigative task asks students to transfer their statistical understanding to a novel setting. In this session, we’ll examine strategies based on the mathematical practice standards to help students tackle these outside-the-box questions.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 4285

Speakers
avatar for Daren Starnes

Daren Starnes

Math Department Chair, The Lawrenceville School
The Lawrenceville School



Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Roxy One

10:30am

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
Renaissance-Sierra

10:30am

274: Orchestrating Simulations in Common Core Statistics
The Common Core requires students to understand information from simulations in order to reason statistically. This session will target ways teachers can enhance their statistics instruction and student understanding through the use of simulation.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 8297

Speakers
avatar for Jason Molesky

Jason Molesky

Apple Education Development Executive, Lakeville Area Public Schools
My goal? Simple...To facilitate change in the educational system through dynamic leadership, engaging professional development, innovative resource development, and a commitment to the continuous improvement process. My description? Simple...turbonerd & datageek.
avatar for Douglas Tyson

Douglas Tyson

Teacher, Central York SD
I'm a former Mathematics teacher who is now a Statistics teacher. Teaching Statistics is my passion, but I also like growing tomatoes, making snow, and scuba diving. Jelly Belly jelly beans are my Kryptonite.



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

10:30am

275: Classroom Routines to Support Mathematical Discourse
Talking about math helps students develop a deeper understanding of their own and their peers’ thinking and to better communicate ideas. A math talk doesn’t have to take all day. Each activity is a “bite-sized” task that allows for rich discussion.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 8298

Speakers
avatar for Bree Pickford-Murray

Bree Pickford-Murray

Teacher, The Bay School of SF



Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Roxy

10:30am

276: Math Tech-Toolkit
What is a 21st Century Skills Math teacher, where our students use tools appropriately, communicate readily, and collaborate regularly? Learn to model these practices with this tech toolbox and increase your ability to engage ALL students.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 8299

Speakers
avatar for Rachel Lasek

Rachel Lasek

Mathematics Department Lead / Instructional Technology Coach, West Sonoma County Union High School
Rachel Lasek is a Mathematics and French teacher at a rural, public high school in Northern California, with over ten years experience. She has taught a wide-range of mathematics courses ranging from Remedial Math to Honors Precalculus. Over the past two years, Rachel spearheaded... Read More →



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

10:30am

277: What Makes a Good Application Problem?
A central theme of the Common Core is Applications - using math in situations that require mathematical knowledge. What makes a good application? We will examine this question through a few well-chosen examples.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 8690

Speakers
avatar for Tom Seidenberg

Tom Seidenberg

Mathematics, Phillips Exeter Academy
I've taught 41 years - 15 in public, 26 in private. I helped write the mathematics curriculum at Phillips Exeter Academy. I am the director of the Anja S. Greer Mathematics &Technology Conference at Exeter (www.exeter.edu/mst), and I do workshops for schools on curriculum and student-centered... Read More →


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

10:30am

278: Building Conceptual Understanding with Scenario-Based Tasks
We will share Scenario Based Tasks that help student create meaningful mathematical connections in the Function Strand of the CCSS. We will discuss how we have modified these tasks to promote productive struggle in our classroom.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 161571

Speakers
avatar for Nate Goza

Nate Goza

Teacher, Math for America Los Angeles
avatar for Liem Tran

Liem Tran

Math Teacher, Los Angeles Unified School District


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Roxy Two

10:30am

295: 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: 8703

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.



Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree E

10:30am

296: Connecting Data Analysis Design and Statistical Inference
Students often miss the link between how and what kinds of data were collected and the appropriate methods of analysis. In this session, we’ll look at several applets that promote this connection and discuss strategies for using them effectively.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 8720

Speakers
avatar for Daren Starnes

Daren Starnes

Math Department Chair, The Lawrenceville School
The Lawrenceville School



Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Roxy One

1:30pm

370: Higher DOK Problems That Will Get Your Students Talking
Participants will be challenged with higher level Depth of Knowledge (DOK) problems that will require them to construct viable arguments & critique the reasoning of others. Learn how to find & make these types of challenging tasks.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 10447

Speakers
avatar for Nanette Johnson

Nanette Johnson

Teacher on Special Assignment, Mathematics, Downey USD
I am a math coach in Downey, California. I love learning, learning about learning.


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
PSCC-Mesquite B
  • Strategies Eq
  • Session Number 370
  • Location ( Hotel ) PSCC

1:30pm

371: Expected Value: Orchestrating Understanding
A sequence of activities from the CMP materials building strong conceptual understanding of expected value with area models and simulations. Compute EV's to make decisions in different contexts. Change EV from a rule to a problem solving concept.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 10472

Speakers
avatar for Jim Short

Jim Short

Math Coordinator, Ventura County Office of Education



Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
PSCC-Mesquite D

1:30pm

372: Learning Over Time With Task-based Instruction (Part 2)
This session will continue the cycle of tasks introduced in Part 1. Conceptual understanding is only the beginning. It’s important and necessary for our students to get good at the math. Enduring understanding and procedural fluency is the goal.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 10506

Speakers
BK

Barbara Kuehl

author and consultant, Mathematics Vision Project
avatar for Janet Sutorius

Janet Sutorius

author and consultant, Mathematics Vision Project
We offer more than 200 rich tasks and they are free! If you are using the MVP curriculum or are interested in it, ask about professional development. Our professional development shows teachers how to use task-based instruction in their classroom. It embodies the 8 Teaching Practices... Read More →


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
PSCC-Mesquite E

1:30pm

373: Developing a Conceptual Understanding of Slope
Some students seem to think of slope as just a rule. We’ll explore a variety of tasks (some using TI-Nspire technology) designed to help students develop a conceptual understanding of slope as they engage in the Mathematical Practices.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 10632

Speakers
BG

Betty Gasque

Mathematics Consultant, Retired Mathematics Teacher, Mathematics Consultant



Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree A

1:30pm

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
Renaissance-Andreas

1:30pm

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
Renaissance-Catalina

1:30pm

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
Renaissance-Santa Rosa

1:30pm

377: Two-Way Frequency Tables: Teaching a New Statistics Standard
Come investigate patterns of association in bivariate categorical data by creating/interpreting two-way tables! You’ll deepen your knowledge of new statistics content in this engaging presentation and leave with conceptually driven lesson resources.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 11092

Speakers
avatar for Chase Orton

Chase Orton

PD Facilitator and Curriculum Writer, Center for Mathematics and Teaching
I'm passionate about helping promote student engagement in the math classroom. I work with teachers to help them find ways they can breathe more life into math curriculum by creating a classroom culture of inquiry, collaboration, and exploration.



Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Hard Rock-Palladium South

1:30pm

378: Understanding the Statistics in Common Core Algebra 1 & 2
Statistics depth and content have been dramatically increased under the Common Core. Many of these concepts are new to many teachers. This session will examine the theory behind the essential concepts of this new stat content via a 20+ page handout.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 11095

Speakers
DR

Dr. Robert Gerver

North Shore Schools (retired)



Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock One

1:30pm

379: Zombies in the High School Classroom
Are you a fan of The Walking Dead or Call of Duty? Join us to investigate how zombies can be used to integrate math, science & English in a way that interests students as they learn about exponential growth curves, the spread of disease & history

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 334558

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Leann Iacuone

Dr. Leann Iacuone

Assistant Principal, Riverside Unified
Assistant Principal


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree B

1:30pm

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
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr

1:30pm

395: Orchestrating a ‘Flipped’ AP Calc Class Using TI-Navigator
Record flipped lectures and use TI-Npsire/Navigator technology to enhance student collaboration and formative assessments. Flipping provides opportunities for students to further enhance their problem-solving, reasoning and modeling skills.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 11293

Speakers
JR

Joanne Ryan

Mathematics Department Chairman, The Buckley School
I've been teaching for 42 years, 11 years in Montreal Canada and 31 years in California. I have been teaching AP Calculus AB and BC since 1992. I have been using the TI graphing calculators since 1990. I have given presentations on graphing calculators at NCTM, Tcubed, CAIS... Read More →



Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree E

1:30pm

396: Stats Projects for CCSS--Engaging AND Meaningful Projects!
Assigning data collection projects when we teach stats is an obvious way to make your unit fun. From middle school to AP projects, we will explore rubrics, the very helpful GAISE document, and technology resources to make your stats projects awesome!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 11294

Speakers
avatar for Jared Derksen

Jared Derksen

Teacher Specialist, Mathematics, Chaffey JUHSD


GAISE pptx

Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Hard Rock-Roxy One

3:30pm

470: Create an Engaging & Dynamic Algebra Classroom
Enhance & Orchestrate your Algebra Classroom with hands on activities, math talks and performance tasks. Take home activities and handouts provided.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 12284

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 →
AR

Al Rabanera

Fullerton Joint Union High School District



Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
PSCC-Mesquite A

3:30pm

471: Orchestrating the Math Practices with At-Risk Students
Experience activities used in special education math classes that helped transform student mindsets, and engaged them in challenging math tasks, orchestrating a culture of positive problem solving in the classroom.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 12342

Speakers
avatar for Jim Short

Jim Short

Math Coordinator, Ventura County Office of Education
JS

Jennifer Silva

Moorpark High School



Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
PSCC-Mesquite D

3:30pm

472: Functional Thinking for Making Wise Decisions
Let us solve real-world linear programming problems with GeoGebra software by balancing conceptual and procedural knowledge about linear inequalities, systems of equations, functions, and their visual representations with technology.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 12343

Speakers
AT

Agnes Tuska

Professor, California State University Fresno



Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
PSCC-Mesquite E

3:30pm

473: Arithmetic Sequences and Series as a Bridge to Quadratics
Sequences and Series come up throughout the CCSS, but have been an afterthought in Algebra textbooks. We will share Problem Based Lessons that help students understand Sequences and Series and make connections between Linear and Quadratic Functions.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 12344

Speakers
avatar for Nate Goza

Nate Goza

Teacher, Math for America Los Angeles
avatar for Liem Tran

Liem Tran

Math Teacher, Los Angeles Unified School District


Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
PSCC-Mesquite F

3:30pm

474: Google Tools in the Math Class
Less piles of paper, less grading, less confusion. Google Classroom and Drive work together to organize stuff that used to be in file folders by the classroom door. Let’s try out strategies to de-clutter math class and work smarter.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 12364

Speakers
avatar for Matt Vaudrey

Matt Vaudrey

Bonita USD
A Google Certified Innovator and EdTech Coach from Southern California, Matt brings risk-taking to the forefront of the classroom. His students — kids and adults — build confidence and motivation by taking risks in a safe environment where failure is cheap. His book, The Classroom... Read More →


Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree C
  • Strategies Tech
  • Session Number 474
  • Location ( Hotel ) PSCC

3:30pm

475: Making the Math Practices Accessible to Students
How do we help our students on their journey to become mathematically proficient? How can we help students who don’t yet know how to make sense of problems and persevere in solving them? Lead your learners to level up to the math practices.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 12377

Speakers
avatar for Jill Gough

Jill Gough

Director of Teaching and Learning, Trinity School
Jill Gough learns, serves, and teaches as the Director of Teaching and Learning at Trinity School, an independent, co-educational elementary school located in northwest Atlanta, Georgia, serving ages three through sixth grade. Jill transitioned to Trinity School from The Westminster... Read More →
avatar for Jennifer Wilson

Jennifer Wilson

Mathematics Teacher & Curriculum Specialist, Rankin County School District
bit.ly/slowmathtrig bit.ly/AccessibleSMPs Teacher & Learner of mathematics. Live sustainably at First Fruits Farm with chickens, donkey, dog, cat, kitten, 2 daughters, and husband. Use technology in classroom to make my students' thinking visible.


Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree D

3:30pm

476: Inquiry Based Geometry Instruction Enhanced with Technology
We will discuss how to develop growth mindset and inquiry based instruction in order to prepare students for CCSS based assessments. We will also look at how technology can make that inquiry more effective and interactive. BYOD. Samples provided.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 12410

Speakers
SJ

Sarah Jensen

Math Teacher/Curriculum Assessment Coach, Whittier Union High School District
You made it to my profile! Please copy and paste the link below into a new browser to access the google slides we will be using in my session: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1nySgqikNARA24UrzkGdJWwQj0xzZHjG8tFaCNge1hj0/edit?usp=sharing


Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree F

3:30pm

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
Renaissance-Andreas

3:30pm

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
Renaissance-Chino B

3:30pm

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
Renaissance-Santa Rosa

3:30pm

481: Interactive Transformations: Sense Making With Visual Tools
Transformations are more than a before and after image. Get quick tips on how to effectively use common classroom tools, including those that don’t plug in. Explore area with rigid congruence, circles with similarity, and more. (BYOD)

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 12455

Speakers
avatar for Jedidiah Butler

Jedidiah Butler

TOSA - Instructional Tech, Heritage HS, Perris UHSD
In the classroom Jed has incorporated 1:1 technology for secondary math and now works for the innovative Perris Union High School District as a TOSA supporting instructional technology. 


Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hard Rock-Palladium South

3:30pm

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
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr
 
Saturday, November 7
 

8:30am

570: Lessons for SpED ELL & All Students Who Struggle w/ CCSSM
Participants will experience rigorous mathematics lessons proven to work with Special Ed students. These adapted Common Core lessons will support ALL students who have cognitive challenges with equitable learning of high school Mathematics.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 14319

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?
JM

Jennifer Munoz

Redlands Unified School District



Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
PSCC-Mesquite A

8:30am

571: Increasing Coherence in High School Math
The high school math curriculum, even if integrated, can be badly fragmented. Unifying concepts can bring focus and coherence. I’ll give two examples: transformations, and a natural introduction to complex numbers as an instance of system extension.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 14320

Speakers
avatar for Lew Douglas

Lew Douglas

Math Ed Consultant, Private
After teaching math in private high schools for 32 years, I went to work at the Lawrence Hall of Science, UC Berkeley in 2007. I was Co-Director of the Bay Area Mathematics Project, which supports teachers of mathematics K-12, until Aug. 31, 2014. I am passionate about effective teaching... Read More →



Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
PSCC-Mesquite F

8:30am

572: Using Google Forms for Quick Formative Assessments
Wish for a faster and easier way to check student understanding? Learn to create Google Forms for quizzes and assignments, which students can access on any device and receive feedback. Get students writing about math and making viable arguments!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 14791

Speakers
avatar for Rachel Lasek

Rachel Lasek

Mathematics Department Lead / Instructional Technology Coach, West Sonoma County Union High School
Rachel Lasek is a Mathematics and French teacher at a rural, public high school in Northern California, with over ten years experience. She has taught a wide-range of mathematics courses ranging from Remedial Math to Honors Precalculus. Over the past two years, Rachel spearheaded... Read More →



Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
PSCC-Smoke Tree C
  • Strategies Tech
  • Session Number 572
  • Location ( Hotel ) PSCC

8:30am

573: Pre-Assess Model Monitor Differentiate – Winning Combo
Mathematical modeling, in well-formed groups, is a perfect way to engage students in realistic problem solving while supporting the mathematical practices. Experience and discuss how timely assessment can help form and reorganize modeling work groups

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 14925

Speakers
AB

Allan Bellman

University of Mississippi


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
PSCC-Smoke Tree D

8:30am

574: Problem Solving CCSS Rich Tasks Interactive Technologies
Hands-on: 3 activities that promote active student engagement – mapped to the standards and practices. Learn instructional strategies that stimulate deep conceptual understanding. Discover, explore, investigate, analyze with appropriate technologies.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 14937

Speakers
avatar for Tom Reardon

Tom Reardon

Mathematics Instructor, Fitch HS/Youngstown State Univ
I like to integrate problem solving, rich tasks, excellent questioning techniques, standards, and appropriate technologies. Technologies that I use include iPads and math apps, SMART Boards, and TI technologies.I am currently working on some interactive activities that help students... Read More →


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

8:30am

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
Renaissance-Andreas

8:30am

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
Renaissance-Chino B

8:30am

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
Renaissance-Pueblo A

8:30am

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
Renaissance-Pueblo B

8:30am

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
Renaissance-Ventura

8:30am

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
Renaissance-Chino A

10:30am

670: Pythagoras + Geometry Habits of Mind With Geogebra
Learn to concretely illustrate the Pythagorean Theorem with Geogebra. Use its proofs to promote geometric habits of mind. We will share pre-made files to illustrate these ideas in the classroom. BYOD with Geogebra.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 17003

Speakers
AM

Armando Martinez-Cruz

Professor, CSU Fullerton
LR

Lorenzo Rodriguez

CSU Fullerton



Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree F
  • Strategies Tech
  • Session Number 670
  • Location ( Hotel ) PSCC

10:30am

671: Shift from “Coverage” to “Understanding” with Algebra Tiles
Learn how to use algebra tiles to make algebra into a concrete visual experience for your students. Teachers will have a chance to explore algebra tiles and learn how to use them to balance conceptual understanding and procedural knowledge.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 17065

Speakers
avatar for Vivian Lezak

Vivian Lezak

Math Department Loyola Marymount University
avatar for Micheal Marsh

Micheal Marsh

Teacher, Culver City USD
Micheal Marsh Mathematics Teacher Culver City Unified School District Culver City High School 4401 Elenda Street, Culver City, CA 90230 voice: (310) 842-4200 Ext. 6122 fax: 310-842-4302 michealmarsh@ccusd.org



Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
PSCC-Mesquite F

10:30am

672: Prob/Stats in Int 2/Geo: To Be or Not To Be.. Independent
Use 2-way tables as a basis to explore the Prob/Stats CCSS in Int 2/Geo. Orchestrate relevant data & make sense of probabilities revealed. Independence, conditional probability and more…handouts scaffolded to address different levels of understanding

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 17097

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 10:30am - 12:00pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree C

10:30am

673: Using Great Tasks to Teach Statistics Topics in Algebra
Common Core State Standards allow us to orchestrate the world where Statistics and Algebra intersect. Come and participate in great tasks that include univariate and bivariate Statistics topics that are ideal for an Algebra course.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 17098

Speakers
avatar for Kyle Atkin

Kyle Atkin

Kern HSD


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree D
  • Strategies STEM
  • Session Number 673
  • Location ( Hotel ) PSCC

10:30am

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
Renaissance-Andreas

10:30am

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


CMCS pdf

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

10:30am

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

University of Mississippi


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

10:30am

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
Renaissance-Pueblo A

10:30am

694: 3 Sets of 3 Questions–Practicing Inquiry With Taylor Series
Participants will be introduced to a plan for teaching Taylor Series that starts the conversation with central questions. This inquiry is the seed out of which grows lots of rich mathematical fruit, including patterns, theorems, and habits of mind.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 19310

Speakers
BF

Brent Ferguson

The Lawrenceville School
Ask me for a copy of my compilation of favorite mathy books. I'll have plenty with me throughout the weekend. : )I've taught for 20+ years in all HS course levels, in public and private, East coast and west, all-boys and coed. I now teach lots of Calculus and grade AP exams in June...it's... Read More →



Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
PSCC-Mesquite G

10:30am

695: Mathematical Modeling in Calculus: Classroom-Tested Examples
NCSSM mathematics has had a modeling focus for the past 30 years, so we have lots of modeling activities, both large and small, that have been classroom tested. This session will look deeply at 2-3 examples and share several more in a dropbox.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 19312

Speakers
avatar for Dan Teague

Dan Teague

Instructor of Mathematics, NC School of Science and Mathematics
I have been an Instructor of Mathematics at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics since 1982, and have taught mathematical modeling at NCSSM since 1986. I am currently a member of the Board of Directors of NCTM and previously served on the Board of Governors of the... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
PSCC-Mesquite C

10:30am

696: Stats FRAPPYs! Free Response AP Problems Yay!
FRAPPY is an approach to develop conceptual understanding and enhance communication skills. Learn to utilize Free Response Questions as formative assessments and develop a strategy to implement effective feedback in your Statistics classroom.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 19328

Speakers
avatar for Jason Molesky

Jason Molesky

Apple Education Development Executive, Lakeville Area Public Schools
My goal? Simple...To facilitate change in the educational system through dynamic leadership, engaging professional development, innovative resource development, and a commitment to the continuous improvement process. My description? Simple...turbonerd & datageek.
avatar for Douglas Tyson

Douglas Tyson

Teacher, Central York SD
I'm a former Mathematics teacher who is now a Statistics teacher. Teaching Statistics is my passion, but I also like growing tomatoes, making snow, and scuba diving. Jelly Belly jelly beans are my Kryptonite.



Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hilton-Plaza A

1:15pm

770: Solving Common Core and Fun Problems With Confidence
Students learn when math is fun. The presentation will be an interactive. Audience members will experience unique ideas that make common core problems, fun adaptable to the classroom! All participants will receive a complimentary CD for all work.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 23878

Speakers
MH

Michael Hatter

Adjunct Professor, Mount Sac Antonio College
avatar for Viken "Vik" Hovsepian

Viken "Vik" Hovsepian

Professor of Mathematics/Author, Rio Hondo School District
Professor Hovsepian is a Senior National Mathematics Consultant to McGraw-Hill and an author of several of its mathematics programs including Glencoe’s Common Core 2014 Pre-Calculus program. He holds an elementary teaching credential in Mathematics as well as secondary credentials... Read More →



Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm
PSCC-Mesquite D

1:15pm

771: Group Work Strategies for Student Mathematical Discourse
Discover a variety of group work strategies that actively engage your students in mathematical discourse through productive student-to-student conversations about math. Shift yourself from being the sage on the stage to being the guide on the side.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 23886

Speakers
avatar for Micheal Marsh

Micheal Marsh

Teacher, Culver City USD
Micheal Marsh Mathematics Teacher Culver City Unified School District Culver City High School 4401 Elenda Street, Culver City, CA 90230 voice: (310) 842-4200 Ext. 6122 fax: 310-842-4302 michealmarsh@ccusd.org
avatar for Carrie Velasco

Carrie Velasco

Math Teacher, Port of Los Angeles High School



Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm
PSCC-Mesquite G

1:15pm

772: Merging the Bookends of STEM: Science and Mathematics
Integrating science and math should be seamless, natural, and painless. Come see how the philosophy of STEM comes alive for Common Core success.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 24184

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Lukens

Jeff Lukens

National Education Consultant, Retired Science Teacher
Curriculum integration, especially science and math, is my educational passion. The use of handheld technology is paramount to having students see the connections between science and math in the high school classroom.


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree D

1:15pm

773: TI-84CEcolor & TI-SmartView Emulator Tips Tricks Pedagogy
Learn all essential features - easily drag’n’drop screen shots into tests & worksheets, import photos into your TI-84CE and use them creatively. Use the Graph-Table feature to trace, use y= as an evaluator, and more cool ideas. Get a 12-page primer.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 24712

Speakers
avatar for Tom Reardon

Tom Reardon

Mathematics Instructor, Fitch HS/Youngstown State Univ
I like to integrate problem solving, rich tasks, excellent questioning techniques, standards, and appropriate technologies. Technologies that I use include iPads and math apps, SMART Boards, and TI technologies.I am currently working on some interactive activities that help students... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree E

1:15pm

774: Maximizing Critical Thinking Via Algebra
Let’s maximize students’ critical thinking skills via optimization problems! Ready for classroom use videos, handouts, and spreadsheet activities illustrate how we can orchestrate a balance between understanding, problem solving, and procedures.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 24895

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Roberto Soto

Dr. Roberto Soto

Assistant Professor, Cal State Fullerton
I taught at my alma mater, Sierra Vista High School in Baldwin Park, before being inspired by my students to pursue a PhD in math. The journey took 10 years - working as a program specialist at San Bernardino Unified School District along the way - but I just recently earned a PhD... Read More →



Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree F

1:15pm

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
Renaissance-Catalina

1:15pm

776: Math Modeling 'Out of the Box': A Closer Look at CA CCSSM
Many ordinary problems are "modeled" using ordinary tools. We include a discussion of the CA CCSS Standard with special attention to unique problems, and examples from the Standard, including delivery routes, scheduling, and designing tournaments.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 25244

Speakers
avatar for Chuck Biehl

Chuck Biehl

L Charles (Chuck) Biehl
I'm all about mathematical modeling, and all about bringing discrete mathematics into the mainstream curriculum. Come and hear all about both. Please feel free to bring a browser-equipped device to surf for support during the talk. This is not a lecture. If you have any questions... Read More →



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

1:15pm

777: Structuring Student Learning with Comprehensive Notebooks
Train your students to create notebooks to deepen their conceptual understanding by keeping track of their learning. See them rely on their structured notes during mathematical discourse and problem solving. Example notebooks will be from high school

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 26096

Speakers
BS

Bence Szamosfalvi

Math Teacher, La Canada High School


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Hilton-Palm Canyon

1:15pm

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
Renaissance-Chino A

3:15pm

804: REPEAT: Google Tools in the Math Classroom
Less piles of paper, less grading, less confusion. Google Classroom and Drive work together to organize stuff that used to be in file folders by the classroom door. Let’s try out strategies to de-clutter math class and work smarter.
Session Poll Code: 12364
THIS IS A REPEAT OF SESSION #474 

Speakers
avatar for Matt Vaudrey

Matt Vaudrey

Bonita USD
A Google Certified Innovator and EdTech Coach from Southern California, Matt brings risk-taking to the forefront of the classroom. His students — kids and adults — build confidence and motivation by taking risks in a safe environment where failure is cheap. His book, The Classroom... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:30pm
PSCC-Mesquite C

3:15pm

871: Rubrics Portfolios Continuums: Alternatives to Percentages
We will look at these tools and discuss the benefits and the challenges of offering alternative methods of evaluation, including peer and student self assessment. Walk away with samples and strategies to create and implement these in their classroom.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 28892

Speakers
MS

Melinda Shacklett

Mathematics coordinator, San Diego COE


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm
PSCC-Mesquite F
  • Session Number 871
  • Location ( Hotel ) PSCC

3:15pm

872: Zombies in the High School Classroom
Are you a fan of The Walking Dead or Call of Duty? Join us to investigate how zombies can be used to integrate math, science & English in a way that interests students as they learn about exponential growth curves, the spread of disease & history

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 28893

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Leann Iacuone

Dr. Leann Iacuone

Assistant Principal, Riverside Unified
Assistant Principal


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree A

3:15pm

873: #SlowMath: Looking for Meaning Before the Procedure
How might we leverage technology to build procedural fluency from conceptual understanding? What if we encourage sketching to show connections? Come experience right triangle trig & equations of circles through the lens of the Slow Math Movement.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 28911

Speakers
avatar for Jill Gough

Jill Gough

Director of Teaching and Learning, Trinity School
Jill Gough learns, serves, and teaches as the Director of Teaching and Learning at Trinity School, an independent, co-educational elementary school located in northwest Atlanta, Georgia, serving ages three through sixth grade. Jill transitioned to Trinity School from The Westminster... Read More →
avatar for Jennifer Wilson

Jennifer Wilson

Mathematics Teacher & Curriculum Specialist, Rankin County School District
bit.ly/slowmathtrig bit.ly/AccessibleSMPs Teacher & Learner of mathematics. Live sustainably at First Fruits Farm with chickens, donkey, dog, cat, kitten, 2 daughters, and husband. Use technology in classroom to make my students' thinking visible.


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree D

3:15pm

874: Use Zombies and Forensics to Enhance Your Math Classroom
Use "Zombie Mania" to make math content become "un-dead" in your classroom! Then do some sleuthing to cleverly determine the identity of a missing person based on time-of-death. Make sure to bring your brains to this hands-on session.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 28915

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Lukens

Jeff Lukens

National Education Consultant, Retired Science Teacher
Curriculum integration, especially science and math, is my educational passion. The use of handheld technology is paramount to having students see the connections between science and math in the high school classroom.


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree E

3:15pm

875: Orchestrating the CC Classroom With FORMative Assessments
Use Google forms with Flubaroo, G(math) and Snag-it to easily create assessments to determine how to differentiate, reteach and challenge students of different levels

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 28937

Speakers
avatar for Cheryl Brown

Cheryl Brown

Interdisciplinary Coordinator, Innovative Education Management
M.A. Technology, Google Certified Educator, Technology Integration Certification. Amplify learning using technology! Sample Quiz: http://goo.gl/forms/ZZFegVGfBd Link to presentation: http://edtechmentor.org/formative-assessments/ Google+ cbrown@ieminc.org


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree F

3:15pm

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
Renaissance-Catalina

3:15pm

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 Lizzie Hull Barnes

Lizzie Hull Barnes

Math Supervisor, San Francisco Unified School District
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
Renaissance-Madera

3:15pm

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
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr

3:15pm

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
Renaissance-Sierra

3:15pm

882: Persevering in Solving Problems
The Mathematical Practices ask students to persevere in solving problems. This session will discuss and engage the participants in solving problems in multiple ways with a focus on how to help students understand perseverance.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 29020

Speakers
DI

Daniel Ilaria

West Chester University


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