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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 C [clear filter]
Friday, November 6
 

8:30am PST

174: Orchestrating A Desire in Your Students to Learn Statistics
We will be doing activities to increase your students' conceptual understanding of statistics by calculating residuals, creating upper and lower bounds of predictions, and creating a unique line of best fit called the least squares regression lines.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 3129

Speakers
CE

CPM Educational Program

Regional Coordinator, College Preparatory Mathematics (CPM)
CPM offers grades 6-calculus math texts using problem based learning in student centered classroom. We support our materials with eight days of professional development led by classroom teachers.


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree C
  8 - 12
  • Strategies Eq, ELL
  • Session Number 174
  • Location ( Hotel ) PSCC

8:30am PST

155: Watch Your Language: Spark Understanding Thru Conversation
Join us for an interactive session to use projects, tasks and activities in the classroom that will spark engagement and conversation about math concepts. Easily differentiated to different levels and topics. Handouts Included._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
MC

Marcella Cook

Colton Joint Unified School District
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Linda Faulk

Teacher, Colton JUSD
Math, Math and more Math. I am currently doing a lot of reading about brain research and how to structure classroom lessons to take advantage of how students learn. I love to hear about activities that get and keep kids engaged and topics that teachers find difficult. When we share... Read More →


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree C
  G.I. 6 - 12

10:30am PST

268: Don't Cell Yourself Short: Sparking Deeper Understanding!
Brain research has shown the benefits of using brain friendly techniques in teaching. During this session we'll engage in brain friendly activities and look at resources that will PUMP up brain POWER and spark a deeper understanding of mathematics._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
CB

Cindy Bryant

Director of Learning, LearnBop


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

1:30pm PST

386: A Deeper Understanding of Algebra Through Studying Exercise
We will look at maximum heart rates, target heart rate ranges, and recovery rates. Participants will determine the type of function represented by these data, write a corresponding equation, and create graphs to show their conclusions._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree C
  9 - 12

3:30pm PST

474: Google Tools in the Math Class
Less piles of paper, less grading, less confusion. Google Classroom and Drive work together to organize stuff that used to be in file folders by the classroom door. Let’s try out strategies to de-clutter math class and work smarter.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 12364

Speakers
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Matt Vaudrey

Fontana USD
Matt Vaudrey draws upon years of experience with K-12 Math Education, as a teacher, instructional coach, and administrator. Off the clock, he advocates for students on the margins and builds confidence with teachers nationwide. His book, Classroom Chef, is available on Amazon, and... Read More →


Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree C
  8 - 12
  • Strategies Tech
  • Session Number 474
  • Location ( Hotel ) PSCC

3:30pm PST

456: Clash of Systems: Using Clash of Clans to explore Maths
Explore the intersection of mobile gaming and maths. Walk away with my slide deck and some ideas on how to turn your students' favorite games into lessons. The sample lesson is specific to systems of equations, but the ideas can be applied TK-12._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Ian Young

Ian Young

K-8 - Assistant Principal, Beaumont Unfified School District
Talk to me about music, the Dodgers and making public education work for each student.


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

8:30am PST

564: Fantasy Baseball: An Authentic Performance Task
Students will productively struggle through statistical analysis of baseball card stats to create mathematical models of player statistics, play simulated games against each other, and deepen their understanding of the applications of mathematics. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Andrea Hammond

Andrea Hammond

Math Teacher, Beaumont Unified School District


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

8:30am PST

572: Using Google Forms for Quick Formative Assessments
Wish for a faster and easier way to check student understanding? Learn to create Google Forms for quizzes and assignments, which students can access on any device and receive feedback. Get students writing about math and making viable arguments!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 14791

Speakers
avatar for Rachel Lasek

Rachel Lasek

Mathematics Department Lead / Instructional Technology Coach, West Sonoma County Union High School
Rachel Lasek is a Mathematics and French teacher at a rural, public high school in Northern California, with over ten years experience. She has taught a wide-range of mathematics courses ranging from Remedial Math to Honors Precalculus. Over the past two years, Rachel spearheaded... Read More →



Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree C
  8 - 12
  • Strategies Tech
  • Session Number 572
  • Location ( Hotel ) PSCC

10:30am PST

672: Prob/Stats in Int 2/Geo: To Be or Not To Be.. Independent
Use 2-way tables as a basis to explore the Prob/Stats CCSS in Int 2/Geo. Orchestrate relevant data & make sense of probabilities revealed. Independence, conditional probability and more…handouts scaffolded to address different levels of understanding

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 17097

Speakers
avatar for Renee Kollar-Bachman

Renee Kollar-Bachman

Teacher/Dept Chair, Vista Unified School District
I am a math and drama geek. I have taught AP Stats for a long time and have been part of the AP Reading for 8 years. I'm also an Integrated 1 teacher. In my spare time, I teach dance, choreograph all our musicals and watch San Diego Padres games with my family.
avatar for Tina Shinsato

Tina Shinsato

Math Teacher, Rancho Buena Vista HS
Talk to me about your favorite places to kayak, hike, and bike in the Sierras...and where we're going for lunch.


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

10:30am PST

653: Math Is Fun Ð As We Rise with Common Core Math Pedagogy
Participants will experience a variety of dynamic inquiry oriented investigations Ð promoting students thinking - along with FUN FILLED opportunities in making mathematics teaching coherent and fun filled. Come, get involved and win prizes! _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree C
  G.I. 6 - 12
  • Session Number ELL
  • Location ( Hotel ) 653
  • Tags PSCC

1:15pm PST

756: Using Formative Data to Facilitate Teacher-led Workshops
Attendees work through a 5-step process using formative results to understand student thinking within a topic, discuss implications for non-mastery of that topic and determine strategies and activities to address diagnosed errors and misconceptions. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


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

3:15pm PST

827: Deepen Understanding through Purposeful Questioning
Instructional moves can reduce the cognitive demand for K-2 students in mathematics. Research, real-life examples, videos, and practical suggestions will demonstrate how effective questioning promotes mathematical discourse, thinking and reasoning. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
SK

Susie Katt

K-2 Mathematics Coordinator, Lincoln Public Schools


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


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