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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-Smoke Tree A [clear filter]
Friday, November 6
 

8:30am PST

154: Deeper Understanding for High School Special Ed Students
Participants will experience strategies proven to work with Special Education students in mathematics. Station activities will provide cognitive challenges many students struggle with in Math 1 and Algebra I._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree A
  G.I. 6 - 12
  • Session Number ELL
  • Location ( Hotel ) 154
  • Tags PSCC

10:30am PST

285: The Struggle is Real (World)
This session aims to spark deeper understanding of Precalculus & Calculus concepts by encouraging students to struggle with imperfect real data so they may connect concepts with current events topics, many of which they read about on social media._x000B__x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree A
  9 - 12

1:30pm PST

364: Division of Fractions Through Problem Progressions
Help students discover the algorithm for dividing by fractions through a series of lessons where students look for patterns and test conjectures as problems progress from concrete to abstract._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Marisa Aoki

Marisa Aoki

PK-8 Math Coach, Fresno County Superintendent of Schools
I am currently a Mathematics Content Specialist with the Fresno County Superintendent of Schools serving Preschool through 8th grade teachers. Before that, I taught middle school mathematics for 10 years.


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree A
  6 - 8
  • Session Number ELL
  • Location ( Hotel ) 364
  • Tags PSCC

1:30pm PST

373: Developing a Conceptual Understanding of Slope
Some students seem to think of slope as just a rule. We’ll explore a variety of tasks (some using TI-Nspire technology) designed to help students develop a conceptual understanding of slope as they engage in the Mathematical Practices.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 10632

Speakers
EG

Elizabeth Gasque

Mathematics Consultant, Retired Mathematics Teacher



Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree A
  8 - 12

3:30pm PST

485: The Struggle is Real (World)
This session aims to spark deeper understanding of Precalculus & Calculus concepts by encouraging students to struggle with imperfect real data so they may connect concepts with current events topics, many of which they read about on social media._x000B__x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree A
  9 - 12
 
Saturday, November 7
 

8:30am PST

563: So You Want to Go into Modeling?
ANYone can do it, with paper! Spark deeper understanding by utilizing bar models to interpret word problems and illustrate relationships. These powerful tools represent core middle school concepts of fractions, ratios, proportions and percents._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


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

10:30am PST

625: To Number Bonds...And Beyond!
The way students construct meaning with addition and subtraction inÊK-2 will have a significant impactÊfor their learning beyond whole numbers.ÊLearn strategies and representations that will enrichÊstudent understanding of these crucial concepts!_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree A
  PK - 2

1:15pm PST

767: Sparking Understanding using Authentic Problem Solving
Incorporate rich, authentic problems into your math classroom in order to increase student engagement, motivation, autonomy, and depth of understanding. We will investigate resources for finding, creating, and assessing these rich problems._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree A
  6 - 8

3:15pm PST

872: Zombies in the High School Classroom
Are you a fan of The Walking Dead or Call of Duty? Join us to investigate how zombies can be used to integrate math, science & English in a way that interests students as they learn about exponential growth curves, the spread of disease & history

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 28893

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Leann Iacuone

Dr. Leann Iacuone

Assistant Principal, Riverside Unified
Assistant Principal


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree A
  8 - 12

3:15pm PST

826: Fostering Independence in a Problem-Based Classroom
This session will present coaches and primary teachers with number sense tools, student rubrics, and differentiation strategies to create a classroom that fosters independence and facilitates studentsÕ learning to meet the needs of diverse learners._x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree A
  PK - 2
 


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