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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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Hard Rock-Roxy Two [clear filter]
Friday, November 6
 

8:30am PST

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

Speakers
avatar for Gordon Smoire

Gordon Smoire

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


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

10:30am PST

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 PST
Hard Rock-Roxy Two
  8 - 12

10:30am PST

209: The Leader's Role in Dismantling Mathematical Inequities
Unexamined assumptions create inequities for students in mathematics and have become embedded in our policies and programs. Explore ways to dismantle these institutionalized inequities and build an excellent, equitable math program for every student._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

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

1:30pm PST

357: Weapons of Math Instruction...APPS-olutely!
Learn how to use a variety of apps in your classroom that allow students to move beyond pencil and paper and into the tech age of math! Some of the apps: Google Forms, Kahoot, gMath, and more.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 10445

Speakers
avatar for Steve Morris

Steve Morris

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


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Hard Rock-Roxy Two
  6 - 8

1:30pm PST

350: Linear Functions Roadmap: Making Connections Across Grades
The key to deep understanding is connecting to prior and future knowledge. We will explore linear functions from proportional relationships in 6th grade to interpreting linear models in 9th to comparing with other function families in higher grades._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Martha Barrett

Martha Barrett

Instructor/Supervisor, University of CA, Irvine
After 18 years of teaching math to middle school students and supporting math teachers at Irvine Unified School District, I am currently an instructor at UC-Irvine teaching an introductory course in science and math teaching. I am also supervising six single subject math teacher candidates... Read More →
avatar for Kristie  Donovan

Kristie Donovan

High School Math Teacher, Irvine Unified School District
December 14th Link: ​https://iusd.zoom.us/j/6218728796?pwd=bGtLa2l6K3NZUS9tZ2cwT0lJaTRZdz09​​​Kristie has worked in Irvine Unified School District for 16 years, teaching all grade levels and math courses as a math teacher at Woodbridge High School, and supporting teachers and students throughout the district as a math TOSA and mentor. She is a National Board Certifie... Read More →



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

3:30pm PST

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

Speakers

Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
Hard Rock-Roxy Two
  G.I. 6 - 12
 
Saturday, November 7
 

8:30am PST

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

Speakers
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Michelle Kubiak

Teacher 2nd grade, Bishop ES
avatar for Susan Kunze

Susan Kunze

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


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

10:30am PST

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

Speakers
avatar for Christina Lincoln-Moore

Christina Lincoln-Moore

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



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

1:15pm PST

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

Speakers
avatar for Nicholas Lopez

Nicholas Lopez

Teacher, Dinuba Unified School District



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

1:15pm PST

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
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Melinda Riccardi

AIMS Center for Math and Science Education


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

3:15pm PST

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
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Laura Choate

Teacher Specialist, Mathematics, Fallbrook Union Elementary School District


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

3:15pm PST

806: Research Can Impact Curricular Decisions in a K-12 Classroom
"One sees what one is ready to see." Making decisions based on what you notice in a child's approach is only effective if you know what you are looking for. Using video we will discuss how even a minimum of reading can improve our skills of noticing.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 27143

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Gamino

Elizabeth Gamino

Research Associate, AIMS Center for Math & Science Edication
avatar for Lori Hamada

Lori Hamada

Executive Director, AIMS Center for Math & Science Education



Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Hard Rock-Roxy Two
  PK-12
 


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