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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 H [clear filter]
Friday, November 6
 

8:30am PST

161: Use Cubes as a Setting for Your Problem Solving
A cube is the starting point for many rich problems. Stack cubes, count cubes, paint cubes and do some real math at the same time. Work out a dozen classic cube contest problems. Take home these and more than 50 additional problems._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
DM

Dennis Mulhearn

Teacher (39 years) retired, Valley Stream NY Central HS District (retired)
Dennis Mulhearn, a 39 year math and computer teacher at Valley Stream NY Jr./Sr. High School, has taught every course and level from Math 7 through Advanced Algebra. Dennis taught math and computer summer programs for 25 years. He has moderated Computer and Chess Clubs, coached Computerletes... Read More →


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

10:30am PST

267: Meaningful teaching of Integers Expression n Equations
Best ways to represent Integers, expression and equations. Strategies for teaching these concepts meaningfully to students who are 2+ years behind._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite H
  6 - 8
  • Session Number ELL
  • Location ( Hotel ) 267
  • Tags PSCC

1:30pm PST

363: The Power of Feedback
Are your students producing what you expect? Do rubrics, exemplars, and detailed explanations leave you wanting more? Come learn how we use feedback to positively impact the quality of student work and to re-engage students for deeper learning._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.
KW

Kelli Wasserman

Math Consultant, Counting Collections


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

3:30pm PST

454: The Truth About Mathematical Modeling
Ask anyone what it means to model with mathematics and you will get different answers from each one. As we look at a set of K-12 modeling activities that spark deeper understanding of math, we will uncover what it means to meet the demands of MP4._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite H
  G.I. 6 - 12
 
Saturday, November 7
 

8:30am PST

587: It's Not About Answers-Mistakes Deepen Student Understanding
Student understanding can benefit from mistakes in the classroom using connections to growth mindset, brain research, questioning. Challenging math tasks allowing entry for all levels of math will be used to demonstrate using mistakes for learning._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Mesquite H
  9 - 12

8:30am PST

599: Introducing Bridges in Mathematics K-5
Join us to learn more about a curriculum that fosters the skills students need for critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity. Discover how you can create a learning environment that develops confident and motivated learners.  

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 141034

Speakers
avatar for Pia Hansen

Pia Hansen

Curriculum Consultant, Math Learning Center


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Mesquite H
  K - 5
  • Session Number 599
  • Location ( Hotel ) PSCC

10:30am PST

699: Make the Perfect Play in Math
MANGO Math games are a great way to get kids to practice math.  Come learn math games that are easy to implement with children in grades K - 8th grade.  Our sports and math games help to inspire kids to apply their math skills.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 141021

Speakers
MC

Mary Curry

MANGO Math Group


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite H
  K - 8
  • Session Number 699
  • Location ( Hotel ) PSCC

10:30am PST

624: Deepen Student Understanding by Connecting Representations
Encouraging students to solve problems in multiple ways is only one piece of the understanding puzzle. Using rich math tasks, we will examine student work, generate commentary, and discuss how math connections can frame math productive discussions._x000B__x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Julie McGough

Julie McGough

Elementary Math Instructional Specialist, Azusa Unified School District


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite H
  PK - 2

1:15pm PST

754: Ignite Math Literacy with Interactive Notebooks!
Looking for a new way to engage your students, support the Math Practices every day, strengthen math literacy, increase organization, and decrease loose worksheets in your classroom? Join us as we dive into the world of Interactive Notebooking! _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
LH

Lisa Hoegerman

Teacher, Apple Valley Unif. S.D.
8th grade Teacher AVID Coordinator 31 years teaching Interact Club Advisor


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

1:15pm PST

799: The HMH Player App:  Enable On and Off Line Learning
The HMH Player™ provides anytime access to world-class online teaching resources that will enhance any curriculum, K-12.  This Digital Resource Manager enables teachers to download open educational resources, and to create customized lesson plans.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 141043

Speakers
CH

Caroline Haefling

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
PSCC-Mesquite H
  K - 12
  • Session Number 899
  • Location ( Hotel ) PSCC

3:15pm PST

853: Structures for Differentiating
Supporting students with diverse backgrounds is challenging. Come explore structures I use to reach all of my students including rich tasks; low-floor high-ceiling projects; practice, pushing, and pondering homework; and standards-based assessments._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Avery Pickford

Avery Pickford

Math Teacher, Lick-Wilmerding High School
The way I teach math != the way I was taught math. This is my Nth year teaching, but I haven't come close to "figuring it all out." I try to get my students to do as much of the thinking as possible, and I am particularly interested in the teaching and learning of mathematical habits... Read More →


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


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