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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-Santa Rosa [clear filter]
Friday, November 6
 

8:30am PST

116: Mathematics + Integrated ELD = Access and Deep Understanding
Do you need to ignite your math support for English Learners? Deepen your understanding of CA Integrated and Designated ELD and discuss strategies to provide access for all students. Spark your thinking as you design an Integrated ELD lesson._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Christine Roberts

Christine Roberts

Mathematics Staff Development and Curriculum Specialist, Tulare County Office of Education
I have a passion for teaching and learning mathematics. Discovering how others think about and approach problems interests me. I love to hear mathematical thinking from students to better understand how they see and do mathematics.
avatar for Stephanie Verners

Stephanie Verners

Math Consultant, Tulare County Office of Education



Friday November 6, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Renaissance-Santa Rosa
  G.I. PK - 12

10:30am PST

244: Multiplication Fact Fluency Built on Understanding
Spark studentsÕ excitement and confidence as you build their fluency with multiplication and division facts. Learn how students develop deeper understanding while being engaged in hands-on activities and games that you can use throughout the year._x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Julie Joseph

Julie Joseph

Math Consultant, Tulare County Office of Education


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Santa Rosa
  3 - 5

10:30am PST

259: Desmos and Modeling: A Mathematical Match Made in Heaven
Join us for a hands-on exploration of how to use Desmos—the free online graphing calculator with power and beauty to spare—to model and solve engaging problems arising in mathematics and the world around us. We’ll discuss modeling best practices and tackle rich tasks in multiple domains. (Bring a laptop or tablet for maximum graphing joy.)

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 114762

Speakers
avatar for Michael Fenton

Michael Fenton

Lead Instructional Designer, Desmos
Exploring the intersection of mathematics, technology, and curiosity.


Friday November 6, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Santa Rosa
  6-12

1:30pm PST

349: Fire Up Your Students for Fractions with Number Talks
Let's explore fraction understanding through interesting, open-ended questions that invoke reasoning in order to develop a deep understanding of fraction and their relationships. They will learn to utilize the 8 MPS through the structure of NT._x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Verners

Stephanie Verners

Math Consultant, Tulare County Office of Education
avatar for Kim Webb

Kim Webb

Mathematics Consultant, Tulare County Office of Education


Friday November 6, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm PST
Renaissance-Santa Rosa
  3 - 5

1:30pm PST

376: How to do Group Work Poorly… or Not
Many teachers unknowingly create problems in the way they do group work with their students. Teachers in this workshop will learn how to turn common exercises found in most textbooks into groupworthy tasks that engage high and low-achieving students.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 11091

Speakers
avatar for Vanessa Cerrahoglu

Vanessa Cerrahoglu

Mathematics Coordinator, Orange County Department of Education
I started my journey as an educator, curriculum developer, and workshop facilitator with LAUSD over 20 years ago. In this time, I taught at three high schools, each with a unique set of challenges and opportunities: low-socio economic & high Spanish speaking population, a math & science... Read More →
avatar for Jeremy Hansuvadha

Jeremy Hansuvadha

Teacher: The Art of Mathematics & IMP, California School of the Arts
I am immensely fascinated with IMP, Complex Instruction, mistakes, The Beatles, sports analytics, A Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones, punk/metal, Dan Meyer, the Seattle Seahawks, bass guitar, and ska/reggae.



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

3:30pm PST

446: Spark a Love of Math Through the Use of Digital Portfolios
This session addresses how digital technology can support high levels of mathematical discourse in classrooms for all learners. Through math tasks, Strip Design, and SMPs, participants will produce a digital portfolio that reflects their learning. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Verners

Stephanie Verners

Math Consultant, Tulare County Office of Education


Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
Renaissance-Santa Rosa
  3 - 5

3:30pm PST

479: Back to Writing the Future of Our Classes
Argumentation is an important part of the common core. We will explore again how powerful a tool expression through the written word is in a mathematics class.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 12413

Speakers
CB

Carl Blankenhorn

Teacher, Montebello USD
LS

Lauren Swanson

Assistant Professor, Whittier - on behalf of Laura McEnaney



Friday November 6, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PST
Renaissance-Santa Rosa
  8 - 12
 
Saturday, November 7
 

8:30am PST

533: Beyond Fluency-Deepening Knowledge about What Students Know
Explore our approach to developing and assessing fluency to reflect the depth and goals of the CCSSM. Learn how using the three phases of mastering basic facts through formative assessment has developed our understanding about what students know. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Christine Roberts

Christine Roberts

Mathematics Staff Development and Curriculum Specialist, Tulare County Office of Education
I have a passion for teaching and learning mathematics. Discovering how others think about and approach problems interests me. I love to hear mathematical thinking from students to better understand how they see and do mathematics.


Saturday November 7, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am PST
Renaissance-Santa Rosa
  G.I. PK - 5

10:30am PST

613: Co-Plan Go Teach: Maximize Teachers' Collaborative Nature
Explore notice & wonder and five practices that promote mathematical discourse. Participants will experience and create a platform for engaging discussions, creativity, teamwork, and enthusiasm for teaching math in new and exciting ways._x000B__x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Kim Webb

Kim Webb

Mathematics Consultant, Tulare County Office of Education


Saturday November 7, 2015 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Renaissance-Santa Rosa
  G.I. PK - 12

1:15pm PST

759: Language Thinking and Mathematics
LetÕs explore the role of language and thinking in the mathematics classroom. What are some challenges? How might we begin to overcome them? What do our students experience? How do we connect student ideas to the mathematics we seek to teach them?_x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
JG

Javier Garcia

Mathematics Specialist, Tulare COE


Saturday November 7, 2015 1:15pm - 2:45pm PST
Renaissance-Santa Rosa
  G.I. 6 - 12

3:15pm PST

864: Make No Mistakes About Integers!
We will show typical mistakes students make when using integer rules. We will show different techniques to teach integer rules and bring real life examples to help solidify the deeper understanding. _x000B__x000B_EVALUATION POLL CODE:

Speakers
avatar for Tracey Dunn

Tracey Dunn

Mathematics Staff Development and Curriculum Specialist, Tulare County Office of Education


Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Renaissance-Santa Rosa
  6 - 8

3:15pm PST

810: “Clap Like Me” for Early Math Learning – Birth to Five
Orchestrating early math learning begins at home by making numeracy a natural part of everyday. Experience CMC’s “PD in Your Pocket” and take away Early Learning Math at Home (English & Spanish). Share with families, your children or grandchildren.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 27411

Speakers
avatar for Rebecca Lewis

Rebecca Lewis

Executive Director Professional Learning & Leadership, Shasta County Office of Education
VV

Vicki Vierra

K-12 Math Coordinator, Ventura COE (retired)



Saturday November 7, 2015 3:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Renaissance-Santa Rosa
  PK - 2
 


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