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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

115: Performance Tasks & Rubrics for Primary Grades
Come hear about how primary students can engage in rich tasks that promote problem solving and reasoning and allow for multiple entry points, representations and solution strategies.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 49610

Speakers
avatar for Pia Hansen

Pia Hansen

Director of Professional Development, Math Learning Center



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

8:30am

117: Counting & Number Sense with Young Children
In this session we will explore different ways that young children develop number sense via counting, and how we support them in the discovery of wide range of strategies that helps them to demonstrate their thinking.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 49646

Speakers
RT

Rosie Torres

UCLA Lab School


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Hilton-Plaza C
  • Strand CGI
  • Strategies Eq
  • Session Number 117
  • Location ( Hotel ) Hilton

8:30am

118: Developing Problem Solvers in the Primary Classrooms
How do you teach young students to engage in problem solving? This workshop will provide strategies to help students develop a mathematical mindset and problem solving skills. Experience these strategies firsthand and see evidence of student work.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 49743

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Linder

Jeff Linder

Math Specialist, Montecito USD
Thinking Routines Problem Solving UCSB Mathemaics Project Number Talks
AS

Abbey Shaw Linder

Rio School District



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

8:30am

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
Hard Rock-Roxy Two

8:30am

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
Hilton-Plaza A

8:30am

122: Our CGI Journey
We have been bit by the CGI bug! We are excited to share our two year journey of learning CGI with other teachers that want to create a deeper understanding of math with K-2 students. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Hilton-Plaza B

8:30am

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
Hilton-Plaza D

8:30am

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
Renaissance-San Jacinto

8:30am

125: Rock Your Math Class
Teach number sense, counting, place value, math facts, time, skip counting and so much more_x000B_with easy-to use games, songs, and strategies. Join us for a fast-paced session that will get your math class rockin'! Prizes! Handouts! Fun!_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Renaissance-Ventura

10:30am

202: What is Academic Rigor in the Primary Classroom?
The subject of rigor brings up lots of questions that need to be examined. What makes a task rigorous? Is harder always better? How do we know when struggling with a task will lead to understanding and when it will not? We will look at what we need to consider to provide rigorous, yet appropriate, tasks for young children._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:



Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 11:59am
PSCC-Primrose A

10:30am

205: Developing Competency for Grade 1 Essential Math Skills
In this workshop we will consider which Grade 1 number skills and concepts must be deeply learned rather than just covered. Participants will understand how to design instruction that meets the needs of each student.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 4417

Speakers
avatar for Bob Sornson

Bob Sornson

President, Early Learning Foundation
The Early Learning Foundation works with schools, parents, and community organizations to help every child have a chance to build the foundation of early learning success. In math learning, we offer a simple way to track each child's progress toward COMPETENCY in every essential... Read More →


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

10:30am

211: Math Fact Fluency! Every Teacher's Responsibility!
Kim Sutton will share her motivating approach to math fact fluency through music, dance, and nontraditional activities for students PK-2. Participants will experience a handout filled with games and drills that promise to thrill all students!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 4559

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 →


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
PSCC-Mesquite C

10:30am

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

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 4573

Speakers
avatar for Mary Dickerson

Mary Dickerson

Coordinator Elementary Instruction, Fontana USD
avatar for Jacqueline Piddington

Jacqueline Piddington

Teacher on Assignment- Elementary Mathematics, Fontana Unified School District


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

10:30am

213: Math in the Moment - Exploring Number in Early Childhood
Participants will consider how our youngest learners explore math concepts. How can we extend the common core down to PK/TK? What does math learning look like in the early years? The session will include video and hands-on math activities.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 5103

Speakers
BC

Barbara Chisholm

Early Math Instructional Coach, San Francisco Unified School District
NS

Noam Szoke

Math Content Specialist, SFUSD


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hilton-Plaza B

10:30am

214: Math Lab: Let’s Explore Let’s Share
We share activities and strategies promoting a class culture of discussion and exploration resulting in student ownership and confident problem solvers. Class videos indicate productive struggle while students are meeting the SMP’s in a CGI inspired classroom

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 4575

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 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hilton-Plaza C

10:30am

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
Hilton-Horizon I

10:30am

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:

Speakers
SM

Sara Moore

Director of Mathematics & Science, ETA hand2mind


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

10:30am

222: Teacher Moves to Differentiate your CGI Math Lesson
We will share how we differentiate our lessons through word problem types, number choices, and problem solving strategies. We will discuss the different ways students solve problems and the teacher moves that push them towards building efficiency._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:



Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hilton-Plaza B

10:30am

224: Sparking Deeper Understanding with Lesson Study
The session will address the methods of lesson study. In particular, how 5 educators used this practice to gain a better understanding of the subject matter for themselves. Most importantly deepen the mathematical understanding for their students. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:



Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance-Chino B

1:30pm

312: “I’m Bored”: Challenging Advanced Learners in Primary Grades
Have you ever heard students say, “I’m bored” in math? How do we provide challenge for primary students without simply assigning more problems? Learn how to keep kids engaged and excited about learning math and receive resources to use Monday!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 9193

Speakers
avatar for Michele Ogden, Ed.D.

Michele Ogden, Ed.D.

Principal, Irvine Unified School District


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Hilton-Plaza D

1:30pm

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:

Speakers
RT

Rosie Torres

UCLA Lab School


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Hilton-Plaza C

1:30pm

321: Math is All Around Us: Exploring the World With Mathematics
This hands-on session will unravel a sequence of teaching tools and activities to develop students' number sense. Participants will explore ways to leverage students' every day experiences to develop number sense and relational thinking. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
CY

Cathery Yeh

University of California Irvine


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr

1:30pm

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
Renaissance-San Jacinto

3:30pm

401: From Counting to Problem Solving: Supporting the development of understanding for each student
Beginning problem solving can seem challenging for students and teachers. This session will focus on how to use counting collections to support students to solve problems. The session will provide examples as well as elucidate the underlying principles that support the connection between counting collections and problem solving. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Megan Franke

Megan Franke

Professor of Education at UCLA, UC Los Angeles
Megan Franke is a Professor of Education at UCLA. Megan’s research focuses on understanding and supporting teacher learning for preservice and inservice teachers. She studies how teachers’ use of research-based information about the development of children’s mathematical thinking... Read More →


Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 4:59pm
PSCC-Primrose C

3:30pm

411: Let's Get Physical With Math on the Floor!
Teachers will explore kinaesthetic learning of all of the concepts in Number Sense. Strategies for other strands will be addressed as time permits. Ideas for making your own floor grid will be readily shared,

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 11743

Speakers
WH

Wendy Hill (The Learning Carpet)

President, The Learning Carpet-TLC, Inc.
430


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

3:30pm

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
SK

Susie Katt

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


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

3:30pm

421: Supporting the Development of Young Children's Counting
In this CGI session we will consider how attending to the details of what children do as they count can create opportunities to respond in ways that recognize and build from childrenÕs partial and emerging understanding of counting principles._x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Nick Johnson

Nick Johnson

Research & Professional Development, San Diego State Univ



Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hilton-Plaza C

3:30pm

422: Mathematical Lenses: Learning How Students See Math
Each day, we plan through our lens, choosing numbers & questions needed to engage in the math. Do we ever plan for students to see math through their mathematical lens? We'll explore contexts & literature that allow us to learn how students see math._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers


Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hilton-Tapestry

3:30pm

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
PSCC-Mesquite A
  • Session Number ELL
  • Location ( Hotel ) 423
  • Tags PSCC

3:30pm

426: LET'S EXPLORE THE CORE - with Math on the Floor!
Teachers will see that by engaging children in the physical exploration of math concepts on a large 100-square floor grid, the visual representations will develop a deeper understanding. Other strands will be explored as time permits. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
WH

Wendy Hill (The Learning Carpet)

President, The Learning Carpet-TLC, Inc.
430



Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Renaissance-Ventura
 
Saturday, November 7
 

8:30am

520: Fact Fluency: Sparking a Deeper Understanding with Families
Explore computational fluency standards using visual models to foster flexible, efficient, and accurate thinking strategies and number sense. Spark a deeper understanding with families and learn about activities and free online tools for use at home._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

JRU 3 doc
M 7 doc

Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Palladium South

8:30am

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
Hard Rock-Roxy Two

8:30am

522: Number Sense and a Love of Math Pre-K to Grade 3
Some math skills need more than coverage. Number sense is the essential foundation, and must be developed to competency to allow students to become successful math learners for life. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Bob Sornson

Bob Sornson

President, Early Learning Foundation
The Early Learning Foundation works with schools, parents, and community organizations to help every child have a chance to build the foundation of early learning success. In math learning, we offer a simple way to track each child's progress toward COMPETENCY in every essential... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Woodstock One

8:30am

523: Composing & Decomposing For Deeper Understanding of + & -
Provide meaningful math experiences for young students to visualize addition & subtraction before being expected to memorize facts. Emphasis on composing & decomposing prior to qualitative practice involving thinking & the basics._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Cook Marcy

Cook Marcy

math consultant, Independent


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
Hilton-Horizon I

8:30am

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
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr

10:30am

615: Lil' Mathematicians Workstations
We will use hands on activities for young learners to extend and apply the knowledge to other subject area. Other focus areas include: setting up an engaging classroom environment,classroom management tips, and innovative ways implement activities.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 16516

Speakers
avatar for Shalek Chappill

Shalek Chappill

Master Teacher , Educational R&D, Resource Area For Teaching - RAFT


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock One

10:30am

616: Learning to Love the Number Line! Whole Number Operations
The number line is an enduring instrument teachers can use to orchestrate their whole number addition and subtraction instruction. This interactive session supports teachers in harnessing the power of number lines as models for student thinking.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 16517

Speakers
avatar for Cristina Charney

Cristina Charney

Instructional Specialist K-5 Mathematics, North Thurston Public Schools
avatar for Janeal Maxfield

Janeal Maxfield

Instructional Specialist K-5 Mathematics, North Thurston Public Schools
Number lines!


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock Two

10:30am

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
Hard Rock-Palladium North

10:30am

621: Extending Counting to Problem Solving in Early Childhood
This CGI session focuses on leveraging young childrenÕs interest and experience with counting to extend into problem solving, supporting the concurrent development of counting principles and problem solving strategies._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Nick Johnson

Nick Johnson

Research & Professional Development, San Diego State Univ


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Roxy One

10:30am

622: Developing Competency for Essential Pre-K and K Math Skills
Some early math skills deserve more than coverage. They are fundamental to a child's ability to become a successful math learner for life. These crucial skills must be developed to competency to allow students to become math learners for life. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Bob Sornson

Bob Sornson

President, Early Learning Foundation
The Early Learning Foundation works with schools, parents, and community organizations to help every child have a chance to build the foundation of early learning success. In math learning, we offer a simple way to track each child's progress toward COMPETENCY in every essential... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock One

10:30am

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
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three

10:30am

624: Deepen Student Understanding by Connecting Representations
Encouraging students to solve problems in multiple ways is only one piece of the understanding puzzle. Using rich math tasks, we will examine student work, generate commentary, and discuss how math connections can frame math productive discussions._x000B__x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Julie McGough

Julie McGough

Elementary Math Instructional Specialist, Azusa Unified School District


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

10:30am

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
PSCC-Smoke Tree A

1:15pm

712: Orchestrating Students Mathematics Via Professional Noticing
CCSS is structured to ensure mathematical success for all. What does all mean and how is it evidenced in students' mathematical interactions? Participate in viewing video to notice and make decisions about how students approach mathematical tasks.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 19811

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Gamino

Elizabeth Gamino

Research Associate, AIMS Center for Math & Science Edication
MR

Melinda Riccardi

AIMS Center for Math and Science Education


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

1:15pm

720: Developing Competency for Gr 1 and 2 Essential Math Skills
Some early math skills deserve more than coverage. They are fundamental to a child's ability to become a successful math learner for life. These crucial skills must be developed to competency to allow students to become math learners for life. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Bob Sornson

Bob Sornson

President, Early Learning Foundation
The Early Learning Foundation works with schools, parents, and community organizations to help every child have a chance to build the foundation of early learning success. In math learning, we offer a simple way to track each child's progress toward COMPETENCY in every essential... Read More →


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

1:15pm

721: Using Anchor Tasks in the Common Core Classroom
Participants will explore the Singapore approach of using an introductory activity to inform and create a path tor students to develop foundational understanding. Examples will come from various text series._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Linda West

Linda West

Consultant, SMARTTraining, LLC



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

1:15pm

722: Sparking Deeper Understanding through Subitizing Games
Subitizing, Òor instantly seeing how many,Ó sparks the deeper understanding of numbers needed to build mathematical literacy. In this interactive workshop, teachers will Òmake and takeÓ highly engaging subitizing games to play in class on Monday! _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


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

3:15pm

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

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 27411

Speakers
avatar for Rebecca Lewis

Rebecca Lewis

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

Vicki Vierra

K-12 Math Specialist, Ventura COE (retired)



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

3:15pm

811: Games for the PK-2 Grade Classroom!
Experience how effective simple number sense games can be to develop a sense of tens, doubles and place value beginnings! Kim Sutton will share her motivating style of singing, dancing and playing games that will spark your math classroom!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 27413

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 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three

3:15pm

820: Measurement and Data Oh My!
Educators will learn how to use hands-on activities to enhance young students learning in measurement and data. Participants will explore tools and strategies for teaching open-ended projects in fun and exciting way. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


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

3:15pm

821: Build Number Sense and Deeper Understanding through Games
Highly engaging games provide meaningful opportunities for students to develop number sense strategies.Ê Participants will use a variety of visual tools for subitizing, composing and decomposing numbers_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
LC

Laura Choate

Teacher Specialist, Mathematics, Fallbrook Union Elementary School District


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Hard Rock-Roxy Two

3:15pm

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:

Speakers

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

3:15pm

823: DonÕt be Quick to Count-on: Teaching with Deep Understanding
When is counting-on another empty procedure and when does it make sense? You will learn about a researched progression that supports productive struggle and deep understanding of counting-on. You will leave with research-supported activities._x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


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

3:15pm

824: Fact Fluency: Sparking a Deeper Understanding with Families
Explore computational fluency standards using visual models to foster flexible, efficient, and accurate thinking strategies and number sense. Spark a deeper understanding with families and learn about activities and free online tools for use at home._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Hilton-Horizon II

3:15pm

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
PSCC-Mesquite C

3:15pm

826: Fostering Independence in a Problem-Based Classroom
This session will present coaches and primary teachers with number sense tools, student rubrics, and differentiation strategies to create a classroom that fosters independence and facilitates studentsÕ learning to meet the needs of diverse learners._x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


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

3:15pm

827: Deepen Understanding through Purposeful Questioning
Instructional moves can reduce the cognitive demand for K-2 students in mathematics. Research, real-life examples, videos, and practical suggestions will demonstrate how effective questioning promotes mathematical discourse, thinking and reasoning. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Susie Katt

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


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

3:15pm

828: Going Deep for Understanding Place Value!
Kim Sutton will take on going deep to understand place value for primary learners. Let's create classroom routines including songs, dances and hands on activities that help students develop strong number sense! Participants will love the handout!_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
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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 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr

3:15pm

829: 15 problem types? Helping students make sense of operations
The Common Core requires that students can solve 15 different types of addition and subtraction problems by the end of grade 2. We will look at student work as a lens to spark deeper understanding of the variety of problems students engage with._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


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