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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 Two [clear filter]
Friday, November 6
 

8:30am PST

157: We Need to Reason Why: Division of Fractions
Lets investigate how we model division of fractions through the Common Core State Standards. We will trace how to teach the development throughout the grades. The Standards for Mathematical Practice will also be addressed.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 3051

Speakers
CW

Carmen Whitman

Mathematics For All Consulting


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

8:30am PST

152: How to do Groupwork Poorly...or Not (the sequel)
Many teachers unknowingly create problems in the way they do group work with their students. Teachers in this workshop will learn how to structure group work in order to create discourse communities that engage high and low-achieving students._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Jeremy Hansuvadha

Jeremy Hansuvadha

Teacher: The Art of Mathematics & IMP, California School of the Arts
I am immensely fascinated with IMP, Complex Instruction, mistakes, The Beatles, sports analytics, A Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones, punk/metal, Dan Meyer, the Seattle Seahawks, bass guitar, and ska/reggae.



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

10:30am PST

262: Ratios Rates and Fractions Oh My!
Why does every conversation about fractions and ratios end in more questions? We need a spark towards understanding! LetÕs discover the nuances together while checking out the new Illustrative Mathematics open education resource (OER) curriculum._x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

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

10:30am PST

277: What Makes a Good Application Problem?
A central theme of the Common Core is Applications - using math in situations that require mathematical knowledge. What makes a good application? We will examine this question through a few well-chosen examples.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 8690

Speakers
avatar for Tom Seidenberg

Tom Seidenberg

Mathematics, Phillips Exeter Academy
I've taught 41 years - 15 in public, 26 in private. I helped write the mathematics curriculum at Phillips Exeter Academy. I am the director of the Anja S. Greer Mathematics &Technology Conference at Exeter (www.exeter.edu/mst), and I do workshops for schools on curriculum and student-centered... Read More →


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

1:30pm PST

358: Football Foul Play Fish and Functions
Don’t have time for those new statistics standards? Engaging, hands-on lessons attack them head on while also covering key middle and high school algebra standards. Free additional online and print resources given.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 10446

Speakers
MN

Michael Nakamaye

Professor of Mathematics, University of New Mexico
MS

Michelle Sidwell

UCLA Curtis Center



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

1:30pm PST

352: Teach Problem Solving Strategies So ALL Succeed in Algebra
Examples of how teaching problem solving strategies such as Guess & Check, Look for Subproblems, Make a Table, Use a Manipulative to explore and learn algebra can enable all students in heterogeneous classrooms to engage and succeed._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers


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

3:30pm PST

482: Using Algebra Tiles to Spark Deeper Understanding - HS
Help your students develop a deeper understanding of solving equations, systems of equations, multiplying and factoring polynomials, and "completing the square". Do this by using algebra tiles, particularly for your visual/kinesthetic learners._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
CE

CPM Educational Program

Regional Coordinator, College Preparatory Mathematics (CPM)
CPM offers grades 6-calculus math texts using problem based learning in student centered classroom. We support our materials with eight days of professional development led by classroom teachers.



Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock Two
  9 - 12

3:30pm PST

407: Engagement Through Student Created Math Videos
I’ve never seen my students so engaged! Find out how students can create videos on their phone for your math classroom to teach CCSS-M. Student videos, a rubric, student directions, follow-up questions, and tips for implementation will be provided.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 11569

Speakers
avatar for Sean Nank

Sean Nank

Adjunct Professor/Researcher/Author, American College of Education
I am a mathematics educator, Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching recipient, author, researcher, and consultant. I am a core faculty member at the American College of Education, adjunct professor at California State University San Marcos, and... Read More →



Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock Two
  PK-12
 
Saturday, November 7
 

8:30am PST

530: Engage Parents in Learning through Family Math Nights
Students succeed when parents are partners in learning. Come explore fun and easy activities to do at a Family Math Night that get parents and students thinking on a deeper level. Leave with lots of ready-to-go ideas. Great for the classroom, too!_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock Two
  G.I. PK - 5

10:30am PST

642: Number Lines for Place Value Fractions Decimals & Percent
This hand-on session focuses on using 0-100 number lines as manipulatives which provide students a strong visual reference. Number Lines are excellent for deepening the understanding of Place Value, Fraction, Decimal and Percent concepts._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for John Felling

John Felling

presenter, Box Cars And One-Eyed Jacks Inc
John Felling has been an educational leader for over 35 years. He is a published author and consultant providing insight and expertise in the areas of Math, English Language Arts, Physical Education, Teaching and School Administration. He has presented at many national conferences... Read More →


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

10:30am PST

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 PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock Two
  PK - 2

1:15pm PST

733: Parents Discover The Treasures of Sense-Making Strategies!
TK-5 Family Math nights promote parental understanding of CCCS. Come prepared to: get planning ideas, learn a sequence of games to develop fluency; extensive handout provided, see a sample flyer with QR code videos of games for parents and teachers._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:



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

3:15pm PST

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 PST
Hard Rock-Woodstock Two
  PK - 2
 


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