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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 E [clear filter]
Friday, November 6
 

8:30am PST

172: Sense-making the Ultimate Intervention
The call to build procedural fluency on a foundation of conceptual understanding helps struggling students the most. Come learn how to orchestrate instruction to help these students be successful learners.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 3110

Speakers
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Barbara Kuehl

author and consultant, Mathematics Vision Project/Open Up High School Math
avatar for Janet Sutorius

Janet Sutorius

author and consultant, Mathematics Vision Project
We offer more than 200 rich tasks and they are free! If you are using the MVP curriculum or are interested in it, ask about professional development. Our professional development shows teachers how to use task-based instruction in their classroom. It embodies the 8 Teaching Practices... Read More →


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Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Mesquite E
  8 - 12
  • Strategies Eq
  • Session Number 172
  • Location ( Hotel ) PSCC

8:30am PST

185: Deepening Algebraic Thinking and Understanding
Learn strategies to help students make coherent connections and deepen their conceptual understanding. Hand-outs will be provided that teachers can use to help students retain the concepts and skills to improve their mathematical growth mindset._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Al Rabanera

Fullerton Joint Union High School District


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Mesquite E
  9 - 12

10:30am PST

283: Increasing Access to AP Calculus with Vertical Planning
We have designed a two-year scenario-based curriculum that has helped double AP Calculus enrollment at our school. We will share tasks and strategies that build conceptual understanding and confidence in students long before the get to Calculus. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Liem Tran

Liem Tran

Math Teacher, Los Angeles Unified School District


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite E
  9 - 12

1:30pm PST

372: Learning Over Time With Task-based Instruction (Part 2)
This session will continue the cycle of tasks introduced in Part 1. Conceptual understanding is only the beginning. It’s important and necessary for our students to get good at the math. Enduring understanding and procedural fluency is the goal.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 10506

Speakers
BK

Barbara Kuehl

author and consultant, Mathematics Vision Project/Open Up High School Math
avatar for Janet Sutorius

Janet Sutorius

author and consultant, Mathematics Vision Project
We offer more than 200 rich tasks and they are free! If you are using the MVP curriculum or are interested in it, ask about professional development. Our professional development shows teachers how to use task-based instruction in their classroom. It embodies the 8 Teaching Practices... Read More →


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

1:30pm PST

384: Exciting and Valuable Assessments
Experience sumative assessments that reveal more about what your students are thinking. Leave with ideas on how to adapt your own assessments. Little changes can reveal huge insights._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite E
  9 - 12

3:30pm PST

472: Functional Thinking for Making Wise Decisions
Let us solve real-world linear programming problems with GeoGebra software by balancing conceptual and procedural knowledge about linear inequalities, systems of equations, functions, and their visual representations with technology.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 12343

Speakers
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Agnes Tuska

Professor, California State University Fresno



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

3:30pm PST

483: Stretching the Truth and Shifting the Blame
An important standard in the Function Strand isÊBuilding Functions from Existing Functions.ÊWeÊwill shareÊa series of scenario-basedÊtasks that promote conceptual understanding of Function Transformation._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Nate Goza

Nate Goza

Teacher, Math for America Los Angeles
avatar for Liem Tran

Liem Tran

Math Teacher, Los Angeles Unified School District



Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite E
  9 - 12
 
Saturday, November 7
 

8:30am PST

551: The Clothesline: Statistics on the Number Line
Help students understand the meaning of various statistical measures without making a single calculation. This Master Number Sense Maker will blow your mind; I promise. clotheslinemath.com_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Chris Shore

Chris Shore

Coordinator of Instruction, Murrieta Valley USD
Chris Shore is an experienced teacher and presenter, who taught high school mathematics for 29 years. He is an Awardee for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and the author of the books, MPJ’s Ultimate Math Lessons and Clothesline Math: The... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Mesquite E
  G.I. 6 - 12

10:30am PST

652: The Clothesline: Geometry on the Number Line
See how this Master Number Sense Maker can enhance studentsÕ proportional and spatial reasoning in Geometry. This simple, manipulable tool will blow your mind; I promise. clotheslinemath.com_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Chris Shore

Chris Shore

Coordinator of Instruction, Murrieta Valley USD
Chris Shore is an experienced teacher and presenter, who taught high school mathematics for 29 years. He is an Awardee for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and the author of the books, MPJ’s Ultimate Math Lessons and Clothesline Math: The... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite E
  G.I. 6 - 12

1:15pm PST

783: Differentiating Problem Based Tasks for Deeper Understanding
Use "reversible" instruction, I-WE-YOU and YOU-WE-I, to engage all students in problem solving. reasoning, and justification. Ensure that Problem Based Tasks spark deeper understanding._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite E
  9 - 12

3:15pm PST

883: Fostering High School Teachers' Changes in Practice
Join a discussion of how administrators and coaches/teacher leaders can work together to support high school teachers to shift their instructional practices so that all students are able to meet the demands of the new California math standards._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Lisa Michel

Lisa Michel

Culver City Unified School District


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite E
  9 - 12, Coaching
 


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