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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

107: Digital Tools + Three-Act Tasks: Marriages Made in the Cloud
See how digital tools make rich math tasks possible for every classroom. Use video, online discussion guides, and virtual manipulatives to support inquiry, rich discourse, and perseverance. Designed for all grade 3-5 teachers, pre-service to expert. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
PSCC-Primrose C

8:30am

108: CCSSM: Please Invite Me into Your Lesson
Teachers are tasked to use the CCSSM standards & math practices. Too often students of African ancestry see no relevance in the lesson, This presentation shows the salient features that can be included in a culturally relevant math lesson._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


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

1:30pm

309: Essential Math Concepts for Preservice Teachers PreK-6
The CTC will eliminate the CSET exam for pre-service elementary teachers. Our courses will have major responsibility to prepare future teachers to teach the CaCCSS, including the mathematical practices. Speakers will share ideas and spark discussion._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
JR

Joanne Rossi Becker

Professor, San Jose State University



Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Renaissance-Pueblo A

3:30pm

402: Letting Go: Cultivating Agency and Authority in the Secondary Mathematics Classroom
In this session, I share what I learned from my dissertation video study of two high school teachers who were learning to enact Number Talks. I wanted to learn what the teachers found most challenging and how coaching supported their learning. _x000B_ In examining the videos of the Number Talks, I noticed that even when teachers use teaching strategies that are recommended for engaging students in productive mathematical discussions, it can be hard to let go of familiar practices that we think of as "teaching" (such as asking leading questions or verifying students' answers), but that when we are able to forego those habits, students' agency and authority has more space to grow. I hope these ideas will be useful for teachers and coaches alike._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 4:59pm
PSCC-Primrose B
 
Saturday, November 7
 

10:30am

608: Practices Practices & More Practices - A Focus on Teaching
Empower your students to Think, Communicate, and Make Sense of Mathematics. Explore the connection between the Standards for Mathematical Practice, the Math Teaching Practices, and the 5 Practices for Orchestrating Productive Math Discussions. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
DL

Donna Lione

Math Specialist / Coach, Temecula Valley Unified School District


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

10:30am

609: Make the Way: Student agency authority and identity
How do Maker projects and lesson study Spark Deeper Understanding of the role that studentsÕ mathematical agency, authority and identity (AAI) play in the classroom? Learn how weÕve been working with K-8 teachers to create powerful math classrooms._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
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Joan Easterday

Coordinator, California Math Project
Lesson Study! CMC sponsored Jo Boaler course
BJ

Brent Jackson

Certificated, Santa Rosa City School


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

1:15pm

709: ÒIÕm Not Really a Math PersonÓ: Coaching Anxious TeachersÓ
Teachers' attitudes aboutÊmathÊimpact students' learning. We'll explore coaching techniques andÊmathÊtasks that transformed a K-6 staff. "I'mÊnotÊreallyÊaÊmathÊperson," has been replaced by, "IÊhave to tell you what happened inÊmathÊtoday!"_x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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

3:15pm

807: Use TI Technology to Help Orchestrate a CC Classroom
Now that calculators are part of your CC Math classroom, learn to use these to guide your students to become mathematical tinkers? This session will give an overview the different TI Tech available and how to integrate them into your classroom.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 27178

Speakers
avatar for Naomi Fried-Kokason

Naomi Fried-Kokason

Teacher, LAUSD
I am a National Instructor for Texas Instruments so if you need information or training on how to integrate TI technology into your classroom I am the person to call in LAUSD. I am also National Board Certified and I am the department chair for the mathematics department at Chatsworth High
avatar for Tania Lopez

Tania Lopez

Teacher, LAUSD


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm
PSCC-Mesquite G