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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 E [clear filter]
Friday, November 6
 

8:30am PST

175: Transformation Geometry Immediate Interactive Investigation
Students discover the geometry in 15 seconds! Get hands-on experience using a handheld, iPad, or computer software, students will become engaged quickly and deeply. Get a free complete unit of materials for grades 8-10 and see how to implement.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 3467

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 →


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

8:30am PST

111: Model Classrooms: Innovating with Technology and Mathematics
Use technology to deepen mathematical understanding for all students. Explore our model classrooms as a vehicle for sharing best practices with technology. Learn strategies and tools to spark student discourse in a technology rich environment._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


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

10:30am PST

295: Composition – Slope Fields Forever
How do you practice for the AP Calculus performance? The TI-Nspire CX CAS is an instrument that makes it possible for students to explore, graph and learn slope fields and solve differential equations for a successful performance on the AP Exam.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 8703

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.



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

10:30am PST

252: Using FREE technology to increase and assess understanding
Participants will be introduced to how to use technology to check for understanding, demonstrate mathematical concepts, and create and interpret graphs using such free applications as Plickers, Geogebra, and Desmos._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


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

1:30pm PST

345: Thinking Critically About Math: Comparing and Connecting
We will look at instructional practices that allow all students to connect and discussÊmathematical ideas and representations in order toÊdevelop aÊdeeper understanding._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree E
  3 - 5

1:30pm PST

395: Orchestrating a ‘Flipped’ AP Calc Class Using TI-Navigator
Record flipped lectures and use TI-Npsire/Navigator technology to enhance student collaboration and formative assessments. Flipping provides opportunities for students to further enhance their problem-solving, reasoning and modeling skills.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 11293

Speakers
JR

Joanne Ryan

Mathematics Department Chairman, The Buckley School
I've been teaching for 42 years, 11 years in Montreal Canada and 31 years in California. I have been teaching AP Calculus AB and BC since 1992. I have been using the TI graphing calculators since 1990. I have given presentations on graphing calculators at NCTM, Tcubed, CAIS... Read More →



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

3:30pm PST

465: Growth Mindset in a Blended Learning Environment
Interventions only work if a student is willing to persevere. Students persevere when they care about the result and believe they can succeed. Learn how to establish an academic mindset, fuel grit and instill resilience, leading to academic success!_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree E
  6 - 8
 
Saturday, November 7
 

8:30am PST

574: Problem Solving CCSS Rich Tasks Interactive Technologies
Hands-on: 3 activities that promote active student engagement – mapped to the standards and practices. Learn instructional strategies that stimulate deep conceptual understanding. Discover, explore, investigate, analyze with appropriate technologies.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 14937

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 8:30am - 10:00am PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree E
  8 - 12

8:30am PST

593: Exploring Planes Vectors and Curves in 3D
We will gain deeper understanding of systems of equations, vectors, and curves through their 3D representations using Grapher. This program helps students visualize difficult mathematical concepts in 3D. Bring your Mac laptops._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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

10:30am PST

664: Screencasting and Accountability in a 1:1 or BYOD Classroom
Utilize free screencasting resources to extend student learning in a 1:1 or BYOD flipped classroom. Learn to integrate yours and students' screencasts with EDpuzzle to increase accountability. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree E
  6 - 8

1:15pm PST

768: Designing OER Digitally Enhanced Lessons
Illustrative Mathematics in partnership with the K12 OER Collaborative is writing a complete curriculum for grades 6Ð8 mathematics. Participants will learn about the design of digitally enhanced lessons embedded within the curriculum._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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

1:15pm PST

773: TI-84CEcolor & TI-SmartView Emulator Tips Tricks Pedagogy
Learn all essential features - easily drag’n’drop screen shots into tests & worksheets, import photos into your TI-84CE and use them creatively. Use the Graph-Table feature to trace, use y= as an evaluator, and more cool ideas. Get a 12-page primer.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 24712

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 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree E
  8 - 12

3:15pm PST

874: Use Zombies and Forensics to Enhance Your Math Classroom
Use "Zombie Mania" to make math content become "un-dead" in your classroom! Then do some sleuthing to cleverly determine the identity of a missing person based on time-of-death. Make sure to bring your brains to this hands-on session.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 28915

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 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
PSCC-Smoke Tree E
  8 - 12

3:15pm PST

855: Promoting Deeper Understanding through Digital Activities
Bring your device and learn about cloud based software that can motivate interest and understanding of your students through Growth Mindset Activities, Vocabulary Development, Front Loading Lessons and Formative Assessments._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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


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