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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 Three [clear filter]
Friday, November 6
 

8:30am PST

158: Ratios/Proportions in the Common Core Classroom
Struggling to have your students make sense of ratios/proportions? In this session, participants will see how to encourage students to model ratios/proportions in the Common Core classroom so that they can make sense of the math involved.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 3094

Speakers
avatar for Thomas Lau

Thomas Lau

Science Teacher, Baldwin Park USD
Have been teaching for 15+ years at Baldwin Park USD. Work with all level of students from Elementary to High School. I have worked on Math and Science Curriculum for the school district. Always actively searching for proven methods to increase student learning and then share them... Read More →
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Caroline Kwak Lau

Curriculum Specialist, Baldwin Park USD



Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three
  6 - 8

8:30am PST

151: Language Thinking and Mathematics
LetÕs explore the role of language and thinking in the mathematics classroom. What are some challenges? How might we begin to overcome them? What do our students experience? How do we connect student ideas to the mathematics we seek to teach them?_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
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Javier Garcia

Mathematics Specialist, Tulare COE


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

10:30am PST

257: Fun With Statistics in Middle School
We will experience two engaging statistics lessons. First, we will pursue math modeling by performing a simulation that estimates the number of fish in a lake. Second, we will find and use our name scores to discuss and illustrate center and spread.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 7776

Speakers
avatar for Jenn Hagman

Jenn Hagman

Associate Director, Secondary Math, UCLA Math Project
When I'm not working on math problems, or working with teachers, I enjoy crafting and spending time with my husband and cat.


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three
  6 - 8

10:30am PST

261: Seeing Proportions: Hands-on to Visual to Abstract
Stretch elastic or shrink plastic to engage students in the proportions and rates. Move from hands-on activities to visual tasks to real-life situations to develop deep understanding. Focus on questioning to promote levels of understanding._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Sheldon Erickson

Fresno Unified School District


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three
  6 - 8

1:30pm PST

351: Survey Said! Playing Family Feud to Spark Engagement
In this interactive session we will play Family Feud using mathematics-based questions. We will show how the game can be customized to cover any topic or grade level. Each attendee will leave with an editable template of the Family Feud activity._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


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

3:30pm PST

461: Using Proportions as a solid foundation for Linear Functions
Proportional Reasoning is a critical focus of 7th grade, come explore a lesson series created to spark a deeper understanding of proportionality. Guided inquiry. Multiple representations. Authentic experiences. Leave with an entire unit ready to use!_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Johnny Reyes

Math 7 & 8 Teacher, Pomona USD
Man, that trip to Costa Rica changed my life forever. Loving everyday! Pura Vida!!


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

8:30am PST

541: Beyond Invert & Multiply: Make Sense of Fraction Computation
Students often struggle with fraction computation. WeÕll focus on "fraction sense," to help students understand fractions as numbers and learn to compute accurately, efficiently, and with understanding. Video from classrooms will be shared._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three
  3 - 5

10:30am PST

633: Place Value: Foundation to Success in All Operations
Participants will make connections from place value routines to the NBT progressions. Learn strategies to support students' conceptual understanding of place value. See how the CRA model supports all operations. SMPs 3, 5, 7, and 8 will be addressed.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 16766

Speakers
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Sophia Burr

District Math Coach TK - 8th grades, Dinuba USD
avatar for Nicholas Lopez

Nicholas Lopez

K-8 District Math Coach, Dinuba USD
I am a K-8 District Math Coach in the Central San Joaquin Valley. I have 8 years classroom experience in the 4th-8th grade setting. I have focused professional efforts within the Concrete-Representational-Abstract lesson progression and task development to promote student growth via... Read More →


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

10:30am PST

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 PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three
  PK - 2

1:15pm PST

732: Model with mathematics: why what and how
This presentation addresses mathematical practical standard 4: models with mathematics and its meaning, content, and methods. Participants will be engaged in active learning through specific examples of modeling with mathematical content standards.ÊÊ_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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

3:15pm PST

832: Warm-ups to Ignite Mathematical Discourse
When students begin with a warm-up, they are primed for problem solving. In this interactive session, participants will walk away with warm-up activities that empower productive talk, hook children into a lesson, and set students up for success._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:



Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three
  G.I. PK - 5, CGI

3:15pm PST

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 PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three
  PK - 2
 


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