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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-Palm Canyon [clear filter]
Friday, November 6
 

8:30am PST

130: 'How Do They Relate? Teaching Students to Connect Ideas'
Many students see math as a series of discrete topics, rather than a landscape of interconnected concepts. We'll analyze transcripts, problems, and student work from different classes to develop powerful strategies to teach relational thinking._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Hilton-Palm Canyon
  G.I. PK - 5

10:30am PST

263: Build Conceptual Understanding Using a Clothesline
Explore how a clothesline as a number line can help students learn grade-level content and strengthen their number sense. Learn how to consistently use this simple tool to connect different math concepts and increase student discourse._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hilton-Palm Canyon
  6 - 8

10:30am PST

223: Enhance Problem Solving With Blended Learning
Rich math lessons need class time for deep discussion and exploration, but implementing the right blended model also demands time and energy. Learn how great tech, aligned with CCSS, supports inquiry and helps learners to be better mathematicians.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 5385

Speakers
avatar for Donna Knoell

Donna Knoell

Educational and Technology Consultant, Educational Consultant
Dr. Donna Knoell is an esteemed, highly sought after speaker and educational and technology consultant who works with schools, districts, and teachers, to help them improve their instructional programs, with special emphasis on advancing achievement and engagement for Gifted and Talented... Read More →
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Joe Trahan

Curriculum Designer, Dreambox Learning


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hilton-Palm Canyon
  PK - 5

1:30pm PST

341: IGNITE your math class with MATH TALKS!
Math Talks are one of the most sure fire ways to IGNITE your math class. In this fast-paced session you will experience first hand how to SPARK your students' conceptual understanding. You'll leave ready to try some first thing Monday morning!_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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avatar for Rhoda McEntee

Rhoda McEntee

Educational Consultant, McEntee Consulting
I am a 37-year veteran educator who specializes in mathematics curriculum. My diverse career has included teaching at both elementary and middle schools. Additionally, I have taught students ranging from special education to gifted education. In the latter part of my career, I became... Read More →


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Hilton-Palm Canyon
  3 - 5

3:30pm PST

441: Math AND Science not Math OR Science! A 3-Act Combo Lesson
Experience an elementary math-infused science lesson. We will examine the overlap of the SMPs and Science and Engineering practices, then explore the lessonÕs design. You will walk away with a 3-Act learning sequence and extra instructional minutes!_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Celine Liu

Math Specialist / Coach, Alameda County Office of Education


Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
Hilton-Palm Canyon
  3 - 5
 
Saturday, November 7
 

8:30am PST

580: AP Stats 2016 Walk Thru
Let's take a careful look at all six problems from last May's exam, guided by an experienced AP grader. We will examine sample student papers and learning points from the rubrics._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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avatar for Jared Derksen

Jared Derksen

Teacher Specialist, Mathematics, Chaffey JUHSD


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Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Hilton-Palm Canyon
  9 - 12, AP Stats

10:30am PST

680: Sparking Deeper Understanding with Simulations in Statistics
Simulations allow students to understand the logic of statistical inference without high-level formulas. In this session we'll explore strategies to engage students with physical simulations that lead to simulations with (free!) technology._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Jason Molesky

Jason Molesky

Apple Education Development Executive, Lakeville Area Public Schools
My goal? Simple...To facilitate change in the educational system through dynamic leadership, engaging professional development, innovative resource development, and a commitment to the continuous improvement process. My description? Simple...turbonerd & datageek.


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Hilton-Palm Canyon
  9 - 12

1:15pm PST

777: Structuring Student Learning with Comprehensive Notebooks
Train your students to create notebooks to deepen their conceptual understanding by keeping track of their learning. See them rely on their structured notes during mathematical discourse and problem solving. Example notebooks will be from high school

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 26096

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Bence Szamosfalvi

Math Teacher, La Canada High School


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
Hilton-Palm Canyon
  8 - 12

1:15pm PST

750: Significance Tests are More Than Just a P-value
Hypotheses, conditions, and formulas provide insight that can help students to a much deeper understanding of the conclusions. We will discuss strategies and activities that teachers can utilize to help students toward mastery inference._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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avatar for Douglas Tyson

Douglas Tyson

Teacher, Central York SD
I'm a former Mathematics teacher who is now a Statistics teacher. Teaching Statistics is my passion, but I also like growing tomatoes, making snow, and scuba diving. Jelly Belly jelly beans are my Kryptonite.



Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
Hilton-Palm Canyon
  G.I. 6 - 12

3:15pm PST

880: What If? Structured Questioning for Understanding
Structured questioning can develop conceptual understanding and enhance communications skills in AP and CCSS Statistics. Utilizing an inferential questioning format for activities and assessments deepens understanding in any mathematics classroom._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Jason Molesky

Jason Molesky

Apple Education Development Executive, Lakeville Area Public Schools
My goal? Simple...To facilitate change in the educational system through dynamic leadership, engaging professional development, innovative resource development, and a commitment to the continuous improvement process. My description? Simple...turbonerd & datageek.
avatar for Douglas Tyson

Douglas Tyson

Teacher, Central York SD
I'm a former Mathematics teacher who is now a Statistics teacher. Teaching Statistics is my passion, but I also like growing tomatoes, making snow, and scuba diving. Jelly Belly jelly beans are my Kryptonite.


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Hilton-Palm Canyon
  9 - 12
 


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