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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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Hilton-Horizon I [clear filter]
Friday, November 6
 

8:30am PST

143: Buddy Teachers + Buddy Classrooms = Math Success
Come with your teaching partner from primary and learn the best fact fluency games for cross graded settings. For older students it deepens their math understanding as they teach k-2 students, Everyone practices! A win/win. Gameboards provided._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Lori Triplett

Lori Triplett

Presenter, Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks
Jane is the author of Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks and has been doing workshops in the area of using games as a teaching strategy for over 30 years. She has presented to 1,000 of school districts, family groups and conferences and is an internationally recognized speaker. NCTCA is... Read More →



Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Hilton-Horizon I
  3 - 5

10:30am PST

206: Improving Student Outcomes Through Family Engagement
Join the team from the Alameda County Office of Education as we share research on family engagement and discuss how the Common Core State Math Standards are a lens to make families authentic partners in the various learning communities we support.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 4527

Speakers
JL

Juwen Lam

Executive Director RAAP, Alameda County Office of Education
CL

Celine Liu

Math Specialist / Coach, Alameda County Office of Education


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hilton-Horizon I
  Leadership

10:30am PST

220: Oh the Math That They'll Know! ÊK - 2ÊPost Game Activities
K - 2 teachers use games all the time, but struggle with how to have students do journal response.ÊÊCome play games and learn specific follow up activities to help students go deeper into concepts. Games use cards, dice,Ê journal mastersÊshared. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Lori Triplett

Lori Triplett

Presenter, Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks
Jane is the author of Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks and has been doing workshops in the area of using games as a teaching strategy for over 30 years. She has presented to 1,000 of school districts, family groups and conferences and is an internationally recognized speaker. NCTCA is... Read More →


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hilton-Horizon I
  PK - 2

1:30pm PST

303: Five Instructional Shifts to Orchestrate K-5 CC Classrooms
Explore five essential K-5 instructional shifts to emphasize the mathematical practices and the content they support. Engage with K-5 tasks and then with how to support them during instruction through the use of authentic video in K-5 classrooms.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 8931

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Juli Dixon, Alex and Jessica Dixon

Dr. Juli Dixon, Alex and Jessica Dixon

Title: A Stroke of Luck: A Family’s Journey a Roadmap for SupportThe Dixons offer a unique perspective on supporting children with medical issues and their caregivers and siblings. Juli provides the educator’s viewpoint as a parent of children with special needs and medical difficulties... Read More →


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 2:59pm PST
Hilton-Horizon I
  PK - 5, FEATURED |   Featured, FEATURED

1:30pm PST

340: Involve ALL in Meaningful Algebraic Thinking Experiences
Provide a solid base for future algebra success by engaging students in algebraic thinking as they work with the 4 basic operations. Build deeper understanding of equalities, variables & patterns. Differentiate tasks for independent task time._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Cook Marcy

Cook Marcy

math consultant, Independent


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Hilton-Horizon I
  3 - 5

3:30pm PST

404: Each Child is Mathematically Amazing: Learning From Students to Support Participation
Participants will learn about practices that (a) support students to explain their mathematical ideas and engage with others' mathematical ideas, (b) enable teachers to hear what the students say and (c) enable teachers to use what they hear to support learning. The session draws on Cognitively Guided Instruction research and makes use of a range of video examples of students, teachers and classrooms.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 11568

Speakers
avatar for Megan Franke

Megan Franke

Professor of Education at UCLA, UCLA
Megan Franke is a Professor of Education at UCLA. Megan’s research focuses on understanding and supporting teacher learning for preservice and inservice teachers. She studies how teachers’ use of research-based information about the development of children’s mathematical thinking... Read More →


Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 4:59pm PST
Hilton-Horizon I
  PK - 5, FEATURED |   Featured, FEATURED

3:30pm PST

462: Noodling (Note taking + Doodling) for Understanding
Do students like to doodle? YES Do they like to notetake? NOT REALLY But, they'll love noodling...AND, best of all they'll retain and comprehend with deeper understanding if you use and give students permission to use a few simple techniques._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
Hilton-Horizon I
  6 - 8
 
Saturday, November 7
 

8:30am PST

523: Composing & Decomposing For Deeper Understanding of + & -
Provide meaningful math experiences for young students to visualize addition & subtraction before being expected to memorize facts. Emphasis on composing & decomposing prior to qualitative practice involving thinking & the basics._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Cook Marcy

Cook Marcy

math consultant, Independent


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Hilton-Horizon I
  PK - 2

10:30am PST

650: Practical Technology Integration to make your life easier
Digital homework folders on Google slides, organizing math units on Padlet, "Transformations in real life" project on Google slides. Using Thinglink, quizlet, and quizizz for vocabulary practice. Student blog assignment on Padlet._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Venetia Ricchio

Venetia Ricchio

Teacher, Montclair HS
Venetia is a 30 year veteran teacher. Formerly a choral director, for the last 12 years she has been teaching Integrated Math in the Chaffey Joint Union High School District. Her passion is using Chromebooks in the classroom to enhance instruction and engage students. She loves to... Read More →



Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hilton-Horizon I
  G.I. 6 - 12

1:15pm PST

745: Sum Thing Interesting
An engaging exploration that involves simple addition yet yields engaging patterns both simple and complex. This allows you to adapt the activity to the level of your students. A great Friday filler. A classroom-ready handout is available.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 21315

Speakers
avatar for Brad Fulton

Brad Fulton

Educational Consultant, Mistletoe STEM Institute
I have been in education for 43 years in math, science, and STEM. I have been presenting at national workshops and conferences since 1994.



Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
Hilton-Horizon I
  3 - 8

1:15pm PST

761: Math -- When Will We Ever Use It?
High interest math investigations show students the importance of learning & understanding math. Students will need intuition, creative problem solving and collaboration to find solutions. Will answer the question: ÒWhen will we ever use algebra?Ó._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
Hilton-Horizon I
  6 - 8

3:15pm PST

860: 10 Challenging Problems and P-S Strategies to Solve Them
Because problem solving can be difficult - it is important for students to have a "tool-belt" of P-S strategies. You will leave session with many techniques that help all students be successful in math contests & tests - including the SAT & ACT. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Hilton-Horizon I
  6 - 8
 


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