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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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PSCC-Mesquite A [clear filter]
Friday, November 6
 

8:30am PST

140: Deepen Fractional Thinking within a Blended 'Learning Pit'
Participants will experience "go deep" learning that provides language and tools to "grapple" with Fractions and Operations.Ê Presenters will model whole-class learning with built-in differentiation.Ê BYOD to access "smart not hard" online lessons!_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Mesquite A
  3 - 5

10:30am PST

241: Station Teaching in Action: Unpacking Meaning of Fraction
Participants will actively engage in station teaching activities to unpack CCSS fraction progressions about meaning of fraction. Stations will allow engagement with various manipulatives to unpack linear, area, & discrete representations of fraction._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:



Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite A
  3 - 5

1:30pm PST

361: Did you say transformations or transformers?
Transformations are a major thread of the Common Core Standards. Participants will explore activities that will deepen their conceptual understanding of transformations for the middle grades._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Tamara Bonn

Tamara Bonn

High School Math Coach, Victor Valley Union HS District
I am currently the High School Math Instruction Coach for Victor Valley Union High School District. I have a Master's degree from California State University San Bernardino in Teaching Mathematics. I am also a part-time math professor at CSUSB.


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite A
  6 - 8

3:30pm PST

470: Create an Engaging & Dynamic Algebra Classroom
Enhance & Orchestrate your Algebra Classroom with hands on activities, math talks and performance tasks. Take home activities and handouts provided.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 12284

Speakers
avatar for Kasey Grant

Kasey Grant

High School Math Teacher, FJUHSD
I am in my 13th year of teaching math. I specialize in Algebra 1. I have been the Math Coach & Algebra Team Leader for my site, on the curriculum committee and have been a leader among my peers. I am also involved in curriculum development. I was on the 2008 Advisory Board for... Read More →
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Al Rabanera

Fullerton Joint Union High School District



Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite A
  8 - 12

3:30pm PST

423: The Nimble Number Line
The number line is often an underutilized tool that deepens number sense and operational proficiency. We'll explore the importance of the number line as a visual representation for helping children develop greater flexibility in mental arithmetic._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite A
  PK - 2
  • Session Number ELL
  • Location ( Hotel ) 423
  • Tags PSCC
 
Saturday, November 7
 

8:30am PST

561: Pattern Blocks: The Forgotten Tool In Middle School!
Join us for explorations in middle school geometric concepts! We willÊuse pattern blocks to dig deeper into understanding relationships among angles, lines and dilations. This session will include lesson plans for immediate implementation._x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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.


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Mesquite A
  6 - 8

8:30am PST

570: Lessons for SpED ELL & All Students Who Struggle w/ CCSSM
Participants will experience rigorous mathematics lessons proven to work with Special Ed students. These adapted Common Core lessons will support ALL students who have cognitive challenges with equitable learning of high school Mathematics.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 14319

Speakers
avatar for Dianne DeMille

Dianne DeMille

Mathematics Consultant, JenDi Consultants
How can we support students who struggle in high school to achieve Common Core Mathematics: including Special Ed, English Learners, and All students who struggle to learn mathematics?
JM

Jennifer Munoz

Redlands Unified School District



Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Mesquite A
  8 - 12

10:30am PST

631: Using Number Talks to Empower Student Learners
Number Talks are a powerful tool in helping students develop number sense and fluency. Number Talks encourage students' thinking and increase proficiency in the SMPs, helping students transform from rule followers to young mathematicians._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:



Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite A
  G.I. PK - 5

1:15pm PST

721: Using Anchor Tasks in the Common Core Classroom
Participants will explore the Singapore approach of using an introductory activity to inform and create a path tor students to develop foundational understanding. Examples will come from various text series._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Linda West

Linda West

Consultant, SMARTTraining, LLC



Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite A
  PK - 2

3:15pm PST

849: What do you mean 'Let them have FUN?'
Good-bye NCLB and a-page-a-day.ÊHello interesting, challenging, intriguing, complex and FUN! Tangrams will develop special thinking and build a deeper understanding of perimeter and area with these FUN SMP-embedded activities for all students._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite A
  3 - 5
 


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