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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 G [clear filter]
Friday, November 6
 

8:30am PST

110: Analyzing Strong Math Instructional Practices through Video
Classroom observations can be a powerful tool to build understanding of strong mathematical instructional practices. Come learn about and explore free comprehensive PD modules centered around exemplar moments captured in video. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
SC

Shelbi Cole

Student Achievement Partners



Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Mesquite G
  G.I. PK - 12

10:30am PST

266: Number Talks Ð You Can Start Next Week!!
A Number Talk is a daily routine to build computational fluency. Mental math strategies spark deeper understanding of algorithms/properties. Participate in a Number Talk & discuss what is gained by adding this simple routine to your daily schedule. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Chris Harris

Chris Harris

Math Teacher on Special Assignment, Escondido Union School District
I'm a second career teacher who taught middle school math for 15 years. For the last 4 years I have been a district level Math TOSA. I spent 2.5 years helping 4th and 5th grade teachers implement the new CA Math Standards and now I am working with 6-7-8 math teachers. I am obnoxiously... Read More →


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

10:30am PST

205: Developing Competency for Grade 1 Essential Math Skills
In this workshop we will consider which Grade 1 number skills and concepts must be deeply learned rather than just covered. Participants will understand how to design instruction that meets the needs of each student.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 4417

Speakers
avatar for Bob Sornson

Bob Sornson

President, Early Learning Foundation
The Early Learning Foundation works with schools, parents, and community organizations to help every child have a chance to build the foundation of early learning success. In math learning, we offer a simple way to track each child's progress toward COMPETENCY in every essential... Read More →


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite G
  PK - 2

1:30pm PST

353: Googlizing a Math Unit..Putting the FUN back in Fundamental!
Learn how to gamify a Unit using Google Slides, EdPuzzle, and other assorted apps. Let's students move at their pace while achieving badges! Great for your lowest achieving students to your highest achieving students._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Steve Morris

Steve Morris

TOSA, Riverside USD
This is my 29th year of teaching in Riverside USD and what a ride it has been to this point! I have had the awesome opportunity to teach elementary and secondary grade levels. The last two years, I have been a teacher on special assignment, helping some of our Custom Schools with... Read More →


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite G
  G.I. 6 - 12

3:30pm PST

453: Weapons of Math Instruction...APPSolutely
Learn how to integrate technology in a math classroom from a warm-up, through a lesson and formative assessment, to finishing with an Exit Ticket, all done electronically. Very cool stuff! Bring your device to experience it all._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Steve Morris

Steve Morris

TOSA, Riverside USD
This is my 29th year of teaching in Riverside USD and what a ride it has been to this point! I have had the awesome opportunity to teach elementary and secondary grade levels. The last two years, I have been a teacher on special assignment, helping some of our Custom Schools with... Read More →


Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite G
  G.I. 6 - 12
  • Session Number ELL
  • Location ( Hotel ) 453
  • Tags PSCC

3:30pm PST

411: Let's Get Physical With Math on the Floor!
Teachers will explore kinaesthetic learning of all of the concepts in Number Sense. Strategies for other strands will be addressed as time permits. Ideas for making your own floor grid will be readily shared,

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 11743

Speakers
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Wendy Hill (The Learning Carpet)

President, The Learning Carpet-TLC, Inc.
430


Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite G
  PK - 2
 
Saturday, November 7
 

8:30am PST

512: Starting A Math Fight
You have a wealth of free resources available to you and a breadth of people who are willing to help. Join us for a session that will get students arguing, thinking, and challenging the way that they think about math._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for John Stevens

John Stevens

Chaffey JUHSD
John is an instructional math and technology coach in Southern California. He is the author of Table Talk Math and co-author of The Classroom Chef, blogs about his passions at http://fishing4tech.com, and would love to create more opportunities for kids to love mathematics.


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Mesquite G
  G.I. PK - 12
  • Session Number ELL
  • Location ( Hotel ) 512
  • Tags PSCC

10:30am PST

694: 3 Sets of 3 Questions–Practicing Inquiry With Taylor Series
Participants will be introduced to a plan for teaching Taylor Series that starts the conversation with central questions. This inquiry is the seed out of which grows lots of rich mathematical fruit, including patterns, theorems, and habits of mind.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 19310

Speakers
BF

Brent Ferguson

The Lawrenceville School
Ask me for a copy of my compilation of favorite mathy books. I'll have plenty with me throughout the weekend. : )I've taught for 20+ years in all HS course levels, in public and private, East coast and west, all-boys and coed. I now teach lots of Calculus and grade AP exams in June...it's... Read More →



Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite G
  8 - 12, AP Calculus

10:30am PST

610: Debate That! Sparking Engagement Through Debate in Math
Imagine: Debate (a humanities class staple) as an integral part of your math class! It can increase student achievement and understanding, enriching your classroom. Come learn techniques for creating a healthy math-debating classroom at any level._x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers


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

1:15pm PST

771: Group Work Strategies for Student Mathematical Discourse
Discover a variety of group work strategies that actively engage your students in mathematical discourse through productive student-to-student conversations about math. Shift yourself from being the sage on the stage to being the guide on the side.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 23886

Speakers
avatar for Micheal Marsh

Micheal Marsh

Teacher, Culver City USD
Micheal Marsh Mathematics Teacher Culver City Unified School District Culver City High School 4401 Elenda Street, Culver City, CA 90230 voice: (310) 842-4200 Ext. 6122 fax: 310-842-4302 michealmarsh@ccusd.org
avatar for Carrie Velasco

Carrie Velasco

Math Teacher, Port of Los Angeles High School



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

1:15pm PST

753: Surviving the Apocalypse...with Math
Do students have the math skills to survive an apocalypse? Do YOU? Come find out in this interactive session where you'll learn how to create an experience for students that will force them to use math and problem solving to survive an apocalypse._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite G
  G.I. 6 - 12

3:15pm PST

884: Access The Practices Through Non-Routine Problems
Nothing sparks thinking a genuinely challenging problem. Ignite this feeling in ALL your students through non-routine problems and Teach the mathematical practices, deep connections, and problem solving strategies without sacrificing your unit plan._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

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

3:15pm PST

807: Use TI Technology to Help Orchestrate a CC Classroom
Now that calculators are part of your CC Math classroom, learn to use these to guide your students to become mathematical tinkers? This session will give an overview the different TI Tech available and how to integrate them into your classroom.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 27178

Speakers
avatar for Naomi Fried-Kokason

Naomi Fried-Kokason

Teacher, Los Angeles USD
I am a National Instructor for Texas Instruments so if you need information or training on how to integrate TI technology into your classroom I am the person to call in LAUSD. I am also National Board Certified and I am the department chair for the mathematics department at Chatsworth... Read More →
avatar for Tania Lopez

Tania Lopez

Teacher, LAUSD


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite G
  Teacher Ed
 


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