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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 B [clear filter]
Friday, November 6
 

8:30am PST

173: Discover M3 Concept- Making Math Meaningful
Discover how to incorporate Standards for Mathematical Practice in math content to broaden the goal of math education from mere mastery of algorithms to development of critical thinking & problem solving skills through a theme based lesson plan

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 3112

Speakers
avatar for Deepika Srivastava

Deepika Srivastava

STEAM & Innovation Coordinator, Redlands Unified School District


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree B
  8 - 12

8:30am PST

187: Sparking the SMPs Ð Make Sense Reason and Model
From manipulatives to algebra, geometry, and technology - explore rich problems from math history and data collection activities designed to help students engage in the Standards for Mathematical Practice and make math/science connections._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
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Elizabeth Gasque

Mathematics Consultant, Retired Mathematics Teacher


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree B
  9 - 12

10:30am PST

251: Battling Zombies with STEM Strategies
Use the "Zombie Craze" to make STEM become "un-dead" in your science classroom! This is not only a hands-on session, but a brains-on session, as well!_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Lukens

Jeff Lukens

National Education Consultant, Retired Science Teacher
Curriculum integration, especially science and math, is my educational passion. The use of handheld technology is paramount to having students see the connections between science and math in the high school classroom.


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree B
  G.I. 6 - 12

1:30pm PST

365: Creating a Puppy Ð A Transformational Geometry Activity
Participants will create designs, including a 'puppy', on their graphing calculators using lists and statplot. They will then investigate what happens when different combinations of the positive and negative x-values and y-values are graphed. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Fred Decovsky

Fred Decovsky

Teachers Teaching with Technology


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

1:30pm PST

379: 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: 334558

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Leann Iacuone

Dr. Leann Iacuone

Assistant Principal, Riverside Unified
Assistant Principal


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

3:30pm PST

486: Toward Deeper Understanding of Exponential Functions
Come experience investigations with exponential functions. We will do some kinesthetic activities that will help your students develop a deeper understanding of exponential growth and decay, activities to which high school students can relate._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
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Staci Shackelford

Whittier Union High School District


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

8:30am PST

590: Modeling Mathematics in Algebra
Participants will engage in a variety of activities where modeling is the focus. Participants will discuss how multiple representations help to create well rounded math models. Content will be focused around topics in Algebra 1 or Integrated Math 1._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
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Katie Martinez

Math Teacher, La Costa Canyon High School


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree B
  9 - 12

10:30am PST

686: Tech Skills for Student Success on the AP Calculus Exam
AP Calculus is a course that requires a variety of technology resources for student visualization and exploration. This session explores calculator active AP Calculus questions and TI-Nspire user skills to complete them._x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Veronica Carlson

Veronica Carlson

Math Teacher, Glendale UHSD
avatar for Kim Thomas

Kim Thomas

Math Teacher and Title I Coordinator, Moon Valley HS/Glendale UHSD
I am a high school math teacher in Arizona, an AYA Math NBCT, and a T3 National Instructor. I am passionate about teaching with technology to promote student understanding and exploration of mathematics.


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree B
  9 - 12

1:15pm PST

736: Which Fraction Representation is Best
Use and compare the strengths and weaknesses of various representations for the four operations on fractions, including number lines, arrays, area models and group models.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 140986

Speakers
LR

Lynne Redman-Co

Instructor, UCLA Curtis Center


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree B
  3 - 5
  • Session Number 736
  • Location ( Hotel ) PSCC

1:15pm PST

755: Yes You Can Math Teachers! Collect Your Own Data!
Integrating math and science shouldn't just be a good idea, it should be the law! This is a key component of STEM! Come learn how easy, important, and fun it is to collect and analyze data as a part of good, solid, and responsible STEM education._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Lukens

Jeff Lukens

National Education Consultant, Retired Science Teacher
Curriculum integration, especially science and math, is my educational passion. The use of handheld technology is paramount to having students see the connections between science and math in the high school classroom.


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

3:15pm PST

854: Discover Transformational Geometry in 15 Seconds Grades 8-11
Hands-on experience. Play-Investigate-Explore-Discover geometric properties. Using a handheld, iPad, or software, students become engaged quickly, deeply. Free materials. Integrate creative exploration and pedagogy via technology and collaboration._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Tom Reardon

Tom Reardon

Math teacher and technology specialist, Fitch High School / Youngstown State University
Tom Reardon taught mathematics for 35 years at Fitch High School, where he served as department chair, and for 39 years at Youngstown State University in Ohio. He has been doing Professional Development in mathematics technology for school districts across the U.S. and internationally... Read More →



Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree B
  G.I. 6 - 12
 


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