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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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Renaissance-Pueblo B [clear filter]
Friday, November 6
 

8:30am PST

142: Using William's Taxonomy to Spark Deeper Understanding
William's Taxonomy offers a fresh and creative way to approach building Mathematical Practices. This session will offer hands-on, practical strategies to engage learners in thoughtful, creative practice. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers

Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Renaissance-Pueblo B
  3 - 5

10:30am PST

234: Guided Planning: Forming a Keystone Habit
Team planning is a "keystone habit" that gains traction as teachers begin to recognize how the benefits ripple into their instruction. Short, focused time spent studying content and curriculum builds confidence and promotes responsive teaching. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Cristina Charney

Cristina Charney

Instructional Specialist K-5 Mathematics, North Thurston Public Schools


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Pueblo B
  G.I. PK - 5

10:30am PST

212: Number Sense: It all begins with Structuring of Numbers!
Orchestrating a balanced combination of procedure with the conceptual understanding of "doing math" in the K-2 classroom can best be achieved by structuring numbers in the range of 1-20.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 4573

Speakers
avatar for Mary Dickerson

Mary Dickerson

Coordinator Elementary Instruction, Fontana USD
avatar for Jacqueline Piddington

Jacqueline Piddington

Teacher on Assignment- Elementary Mathematics, Fontana Unified School District


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Pueblo B
  PK - 2

1:30pm PST

348: Fluency Discourse and Standards for Mathematical Practice
Fluency doesnÕt just happen! LetÕs consider together how the Standards for Mathematical Practice can enhance mathematical discourse in classroom learning activities and support studentsÕ development of mathematical fluency._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Cathy Carroll

Cathy Carroll

Senior Research Associate, WestEd


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Renaissance-Pueblo B
  3 - 5

3:30pm PST

445: Glittering Fraction
Many literature indicate students have a very weak understanding of fractions. This session will provide information on how teachers can improve children's conceptual understanding of fractions using inquiry-based instruction. _x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
Renaissance-Pueblo B
  3 - 5
 
Saturday, November 7
 

8:30am PST

543: Strip Models Tape Diagrams Bar Models Oh My!
Learn why visual models for word problems are so powerful, try problems from the simple to the complex, and investigate web-based programs and ipad apps that will help anyone incorporate this effective strategy into their classrooms._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

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Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Renaissance-Pueblo B
  3 - 5

8:30am PST

578: Select/Sequence Student Work to Enhance Class Discussions
How do we use student work to maximize learning? In this interactive session, we will consider how to choose and prioritize student work to meet instructional goals and to enhance discourse leading to students making richer connections.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 8594

Speakers
CH

Cara Hetrick

Chula Vista Elementary School District
RT

Ron Tsui

San Diego Unified School District


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Renaissance-Pueblo B
  8 - 12

10:30am PST

644: Math Tasks that Support 21st Century Learners
We focus on mathematical tasks and teacher delivery that promote deep conceptual understanding.Cognitively Demanding tasks and delivery of those tasks are examined in order to ensure that we are supporting student thinking and deep understanding. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Pueblo B
  3 - 5

1:15pm PST

744: Sparking Deeper Understanding Through Real-World Problems
Using real-world problems helps ignite your students' higher level thinking. You will be provided with high interest, real-world problems where your students take what they've learned and apply it. Handouts will be provided to try first thing Monday._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Rhoda McEntee

Rhoda McEntee

Educational Consultant, McEntee Consulting
I am a 37-year veteran educator who specializes in mathematics curriculum. My diverse career has included teaching at both elementary and middle schools. Additionally, I have taught students ranging from special education to gifted education. In the latter part of my career, I became... Read More →



Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
Renaissance-Pueblo B
  3 - 5

3:15pm PST

858: Magic tricks teaching pre-algebra and algebra
New magic-based explorations and multiple representations require mathematical thinking and develop deeper understanding. Topics: algebraic thinking, number lines, visual representations, data analysis and probability. Fun!_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
IG

Ivona Grzegorczyk

Professor of Mathematics, California State University


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


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