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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 D [clear filter]
Friday, November 6
 

8:30am PST

160: Proportional Reasoning: 3 Strategies to Spark Engagement
Come experience three activities that engage students in concept development and practice of proportional reasoning: "poster problems," a "blank paper lesson," and a "big square puzzle." Take-away lessons included!_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Shelley Kriegler

Shelley Kriegler

President, Center for Mathematics and Teaching
Dr. Shelley Kriegler was a middle and high school math teacher for 20 years. She then joined the UCLA Mathematics Department as the Director of the Math Content Programs for Teachers where she created and taught courses for teachers who wanted to earn authorizations to teach middle... Read More →
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Cynthia Raff

Center for Mathematics and Teaching


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Mesquite D
  6 - 8

8:30am PST

171: Under Construction: A Different Perspective
Use the properties of quadrilaterals as the basis for all types of geometric constructions. Approach constructions from a different perspective than the "old skool" way. Gain ideas to promote conceptual understanding rather than memorizing steps.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 3109

Speakers
SR

Stephen Roeder

Oceanside Unified Schools



Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Mesquite D
  8 - 12
  • Session Number 171
  • Location ( Hotel ) PSCC

10:30am PST

265: Expressions and Equations: 3 Strategies to Spark Engagement
Come experience three activities that engage students in concept development and practice around expressions and equations: Poster Problems, a Blank Paper Lesson, and a Big Square Puzzle. Take away lessons included._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Shelley Kriegler

Shelley Kriegler

President, Center for Mathematics and Teaching
Dr. Shelley Kriegler was a middle and high school math teacher for 20 years. She then joined the UCLA Mathematics Department as the Director of the Math Content Programs for Teachers where she created and taught courses for teachers who wanted to earn authorizations to teach middle... Read More →
CR

Cynthia Raff

Center for Mathematics and Teaching


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite D
  6 - 8

1:30pm PST

362: 5 Steps to a Growth Mindset Culture in Co-Teach Classes
This session will examine 5 key steps that teachers can take to enhance their math co-teach classes to a growth mindset culture shift and how this shift sparks deeper learning for all students. Videos, lessons and teacher resources will be shared._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


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

1:30pm PST

371: Expected Value: Orchestrating Understanding
A sequence of activities from the CMP materials building strong conceptual understanding of expected value with area models and simulations. Compute EV's to make decisions in different contexts. Change EV from a rule to a problem solving concept.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 10472

Speakers
avatar for Jim Short

Jim Short

Math Coordinator, Ventura County Office of Education



Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite D
  8 - 12

3:30pm PST

464: Teaching with Tasks - Sparking Deeper Student Understanding
Tasks arenÕt just for assessment anymore. WeÕll experience a task as a learner, strategize, apply the practices, connect to application, then debrief. Learn what components make quality tasks and use them to develop deeper conceptual understanding._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

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

3:30pm PST

471: Orchestrating the Math Practices with At-Risk Students
Experience activities used in special education math classes that helped transform student mindsets, and engaged them in challenging math tasks, orchestrating a culture of positive problem solving in the classroom.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 12342

Speakers
avatar for Jim Short

Jim Short

Math Coordinator, Ventura County Office of Education
avatar for Jennifer Silva

Jennifer Silva

Program Coordinator of Mathematics, Moorpark Unified School District



Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite D
  8 - 12
 
Saturday, November 7
 

8:30am PST

562: Connecting student ideas about operating with zero to slope
Rich discussion requires links between teacher practice (Elicit and use evidence of student thinking) and students (Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others). Examine how to support student argument in the context of slope._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


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

10:30am PST

662: Who is Doing math?
Through video clips and a model lesson, we will share how we use diagnostic teaching model to shift from teaching concepts to facilitating conceptualization. Participants will receive resource of this teaching model._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Sunny Chin-Look

Sunny Chin-Look

Instructional specialist K-8 Mathematics, Alhambra Unified School District


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite D
  6 - 8

1:15pm PST

765: Begin Your Class with a Bang!
In order to spark deeper understanding in students, this session will provide teachers with a variety of problem solving, mathematical reasoning, and number sense ideas that can be done in a few minutes at the beginning of class._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite D
  6 - 8

1:15pm PST

770: Solving Common Core and Fun Problems With Confidence
Students learn when math is fun. The presentation will be an interactive. Audience members will experience unique ideas that make common core problems, fun adaptable to the classroom! All participants will receive a complimentary CD for all work.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 23878

Speakers
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Michael Hatter

Adjunct Professor, Mount Sac Antonio College
avatar for Viken "Vik" Hovsepian

Viken "Vik" Hovsepian

Professor of Mathematics/Author, Rio Hondo School District
Professor Hovsepian is a Senior National Mathematics Consultant to McGraw-Hill and an author of several of its mathematics programs including Glencoe’s Common Core 2014 Pre-Calculus program. He holds an elementary teaching credential in Mathematics as well as secondary credentials... Read More →



Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite D
  8 - 12

3:15pm PST

852: The Hyperbolic Paraboloid: A Deeper Understanding
ÊThis presentation will empower the audience to approach, learn, and improve their knowledge of the hyperbolic paraboloid._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite D
  G.I. 6 - 12
 


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