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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-Woodstock One [clear filter]
Friday, November 6
 

8:30am PST

150: At the intersection of not very-traveled roads
In this session the regular pentagon will be the master of ceremonies guiding our integration of school mathematics with the MPs, creating meaningful connections among school ideas, between mathematical ideas and other subjects, and with daily life._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Greisy Winicki Landman

Greisy Winicki Landman

Professor, Dept of Mathematics and Statistics



Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock One
  G.I. 6 - 12

10:30am PST

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 PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock One
  8 - 12

10:30am PST

250: No Heads or Tails: The Juicy Middle of Real Word Problems
You will never present a word problem the same ever again! Experience how to unlock the secret to studentÕs sense making and perseverance. Learn how to present word problems authentically causing student to love word problems. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Tim McCaffrey

Tim McCaffrey

Mathematics Coordinator, Secondary Instruction, Fontana Unified
I have taught middle and high school mathematics. I have also served as a Teacher on Assignment coaching teachers and current serve as the mathematics coordinator.



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

1:30pm PST

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
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Robert Gerver

North Shore Schools, retired



Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock One
  8 - 12

1:30pm PST

382: Identifying & Creating Quality HS Tasks to Motivate Students
Participants will engage in several high school level tasks that motivate students & deepen understanding. We will explore the criteria for quality & effective tasks as well as how to transform any problem into a quality task. Handouts included._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Suzie Fore

Suzie Fore

Teacher, West Ada School District
JO

Jannelle Olivier

Common Core Support Teachers, San Diego Unified School District


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock One
  9 - 12

3:30pm PST

460: Identifying & Creating Quality MS Tasks to Motivate Students
Participants will engage in middle school level tasks that motivate students and deepen understanding. We will explore the criteria for quality and effective tasks, as well as how to transform any problem into a quality task. Handouts included._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Suzie Fore

Suzie Fore

Teacher, West Ada School District
JO

Jannelle Olivier

Common Core Support Teachers, San Diego Unified School District


Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock One
  6 - 8
 
Saturday, November 7
 

8:30am PST

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 PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock One
  PK - 2

10:30am PST

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 PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock One
  PK - 2

10:30am PST

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 PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock One
  PK - 2

1:15pm PST

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

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 334561

Speakers
avatar for Teresa McCarthy

Teresa McCarthy

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

Nancy Paulson

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



Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock One
  3 - 8

1:15pm PST

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 PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock One
  PK - 2

3:15pm PST

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

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 28321

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Morris

Jennifer Morris

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

Kristyl Nuckolls

Teacher, Upland Unified School District



Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock One
  3 - 8

3:15pm PST

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 PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock One
  PK - 2
 


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