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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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Friday, November 6
 

8:30am PST

163: Algebra Intervention Rigor Problem Solving and the CCSS
WhatÕs rigor? Examine essential elements for conceptually based algebra intervention that support the CCSS, embeds SMPs, emphasizing discourse, problem solving & writing. EL & PLC friendly. Do math, receive material that models the CCSS assessments_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Mardi Gale

Mardi Gale

Senior Research Associate, WestEd


Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Renaissance-Catalina
  6 - 8

10:30am PST

270: S.T.E.M. on a Shoestring
The integration of science, technology, engineering, and math empowers student learning today and employment tomorrow. Learn how to integrate powerful STEM lessons on a tight budget. Ready-for-Monday projects are included._x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Brad Fulton

Brad Fulton

Educational Consultant, Mistletoe STEM Institute
I have been in education for 37 years, and in math, science, and STEM instruction for 26. I have been presenting at national workshops and conferences since 1994.


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Catalina
  6 - 8

1:30pm PST

375: The Core of The Core
The Common Core is more than a list of standards; it is a Noble Cause. Understand what that ultimate purpose is, why it changes our job description, and how you can successfully live up to it.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 11090

Speakers
avatar for Chris Shore

Chris Shore

Coordinator of Instruction, Murrieta Valley USD
Chris Shore is an experienced teacher and presenter, who taught high school mathematics for 29 years. He is an Awardee for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and the author of the books, MPJ’s Ultimate Math Lessons and Clothesline Math: The... Read More →



Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Renaissance-Catalina
  8 - 12

1:30pm PST

356: 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:

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Marcella Cook

Colton Joint Unified School District
avatar for Linda Faulk

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 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Renaissance-Catalina
  G.I. 6 - 12

3:30pm PST

458: Engaging formative assessment techniques with technology
This session will have teachers engaging in several formative assessment tasks using free technology from desmos to nearpod to demonstrate that we can engage students in their learning and assess them understanding in real time using such technology._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Eric Milou

Eric Milou

Professor of Mathematics, Rowan University
Dr. Eric Milou is a professor of mathematics at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ.  Dr. Milou has taught at Rowan for the past 25 years and served six terms as the President of the Rowan University Senate from 2007 to 2013.  He previously served as President as the Association of... Read More →


Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
Renaissance-Catalina
  G.I. 6 - 12
 
Saturday, November 7
 

8:30am PST

565: Take Your Places
This powerful lesson enriches your studentsÕ number sense and empowers their mathematical thinking. It will provide hours of classroom use and is highly adaptable to your studentsÕ needs. Get the ready-for-Monday handout._x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Brad Fulton

Brad Fulton

Educational Consultant, Mistletoe STEM Institute
I have been in education for 37 years, and in math, science, and STEM instruction for 26. I have been presenting at national workshops and conferences since 1994.


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Renaissance-Catalina
  6 - 8

10:30am PST

603: 'In the Position of Possibility' Many Mini Lessons Teaching and Learning in the Urban Classroom
Let's explore the challenges and paths to success of teaching students "in the position of possibility" (formerly known as at risk). Textbooks, testing, mandates, decrees, and breakfast service; experience the life of a South Los Angeles teacher through addition, subtraction, multiplication and division mini lessons. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 11:59am PST
Renaissance-Catalina
  G.I. PK - 5, FEATURED |   Featured, FEATURED

1:15pm PST

702: The Whole Problem-Solving Process: Traversing Gaps Between Thinking Talking Writing and Typing
High-stakes tests are just one time we expect students to read a problem on the computer and then type an answer. ItÕs easy to lose sight of the phases involved in the process of producing a finished product. WeÕll look at samples that highlight this issue and strategies to support moving from thinking to talking to writing to typing._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Annie Fetter

Annie Fetter

The Math Forum at NCTM
I'm the longest-tenured staff member of the Math Forum. I worked on the project that produced the first version of the Geometer's Sketchpad® dynamic mathematics software and was a consultant for Key Curriculum Press for many years. My current work focuses on the development of children's... Read More →


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:44pm PST
Renaissance-Catalina
  3 - 5, FEATURED |   Featured, FEATURED

1:15pm PST

775: The Practices Are For Kids
Yes, we know that the practices are for the students. But how do you teach them? Three activities will give a better understanding of what the practices are, how to teach them explicitly, and how to apply them in tasks.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 24959

Speakers
avatar for Chris Shore

Chris Shore

Coordinator of Instruction, Murrieta Valley USD
Chris Shore is an experienced teacher and presenter, who taught high school mathematics for 29 years. He is an Awardee for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and the author of the books, MPJ’s Ultimate Math Lessons and Clothesline Math: The... Read More →



Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
Renaissance-Catalina
  8 - 12

3:15pm PST

876: Discover How Anyone Can Speak Write and Engage Common Core
Learn how to make your classroom fluent in Common Core. Participants will receive new and easy strategies to engage, assess, and improve daily instruction. Small changes in the Algebra classroom will produce big results for the students.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 28939

Speakers
avatar for Cat Nolan

Cat Nolan

Mathematics Teacher, Capistrano Unified School District


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Renaissance-Catalina
  8 - 12

3:15pm PST

857: Two-Way Frequency Tables: Teaching a New Statistics Standard
Come investigate patterns of association in bivariate categorical data by creating/interpreting two-way tables! YouÕll deepen your understanding of new statistics content in this engaging workshop and leave with conceptually driven lesson resources._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Chase Orton

Chase Orton

PD Facilitator and Curriculum Writer, Center for Mathematics and Teaching
I'm passionate about helping promote student engagement in the math classroom. I work with teachers to help them find ways they can breathe more life into math curriculum by creating a classroom culture of inquiry, collaboration, and exploration.


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Renaissance-Catalina
  G.I. 6 - 12
 


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