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Welcome to California Mathematics Council - South’s 2016 57th Annual Conference Program!
This year’s conference is in Fabulous Palm Springs, Friday, November 4 and Saturday, November 5!
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Friday, November 4


100: Using Technology to Increase Conceptual Understanding in Algebra and Geometry PSCC-Primrose A 140: Deepen Fractional Thinking Within a Blended 'Learning Pit' PSCC-Mesquite A 141: Mini-Assessments: Shine a Light on Student Understanding Renaissance-Andreas 142: Using William's Taxonomy to Spark Deeper Understanding Renaissance-Pueblo B 143: Buddy Teachers + Buddy Classrooms = Math Success Hilton-Horizon I 144: Sparking Deeper Understanding of Fractions for Every Student Hilton-Horizon II 145: Counting Collections: Developing Number Sense with Fractions Hilton-Plaza C 160: Proportional Reasoning: 3 Strategies to Spark Engagement PSCC-Mesquite D 161: Use Cubes as a Setting for Your Problem Solving PSCC-Mesquite H 162: Rich Real World Problems PSCC-Primrose B 163: Algebra Intervention Rigor Problem Solving and the CCSS Renaissance-Catalina 180: Close Reading with Graphs Hard Rock-Palladium North 181: Writing Activities That Help Deepen Student Understanding Hard Rock-Palladium South 182: Using Proofs in AP Calc to Spark Engagement & Understanding Hard Rock-Roxy 183: 5 Fantastic Activities for Stats Hard Rock-Roxy One 184: Conceptual to Procedural: Reversing Your Ideas of Inverse PSCC-Mesquite B 185: Deepening Algebraic Thinking and Understanding PSCC-Mesquite E 186: What Math is Important in “Algebra II and PreCalculus”? PSCC-Mesquite F 187: Sparking the SMPs—Make Sense Reason and Model PSCC-Smoke Tree B 189: Constructions Portfolio: Spark it Digitally Renaissance-Sierra 150: At the Intersection of Not Very-Traveled Roads Hard Rock-Woodstock One 151: Language Thinking and Mathematics Hard Rock-Woodstock Three 152: How to Do Groupwork Poorly...Or Not (The Sequel) Hard Rock-Woodstock Two 154: Deeper Understanding for High School Special Ed Students PSCC-Smoke Tree A 110: Analyzing Strong Math Instructional Practices through Video PSCC-Mesquite G 111: Model Classrooms: Innovating with Technology and Mathematics PSCC-Smoke Tree E 112: Create Dynamic Digital Learning Experiences with Google PSCC-Smoke Tree F 113: Fostering Problem Solving Renaissance-Madera 114: Design Thinking To Spark Creativity and Deeper Understanding Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr 116: Mathematics + Integrated ELD = Access and Deep Understanding Renaissance-Santa Rosa 130: How Do They Relate? Teaching Students to Connect Ideas Hilton-Palm Canyon 131: Speed Kills...Student Achievement: What's the Alternative? Hilton-Tapestry 132: Sparking Deeper Understanding in ELs: It Is Possible! PSCC-Mesquite C 133: Promoting Depth Through Students' Representations Renaissance-Chino B 135: How can we use district math tasks as formative assessments? PSCC-Smoke Tree D 109: Supporting Teachers to Deepen Classroom Discourse Renaissance-Pueblo A 120: Growth Mindset in a CGI Inspired Classroom Hard Rock-Roxy Two 121: Kindergarten—The Initial Hook of a Math Journey Hilton-Plaza A 122: Our CGI Journey Hilton-Plaza B 123: Developing Mathematical Concepts for ALL Early Learners Hilton-Plaza D 124: Implementing Number Talks in the Primary Classroom Renaissance-San Jacinto 125: Rock Your Math Class Renaissance-Ventura 129: Fact Fluency: Sparking a Deeper Understanding with Families Hard Rock-Club 107: Digital Tools + Three-Act Tasks: Marriages Made in the Cloud PSCC-Primrose C 108: CCSSM: Please Invite Me into Your Lesson Renaissance-Chino A 199: Hands-On with SumBlox a New Stem Math Tool & Toy Renaissance-Cactus


200: Rigorous Teaching and Learning—Sparking Students’ Passions PSCC-Primrose B 201: Connecting Data to Instruction—Looking at Smarter Balanced Items & Responses to Inform Instruction PSCC-Primrose C 202: What is Academic Rigor in the Primary Classroom? PSCC-Primrose A 240: Parent Voice and Knowledge in the Elementary Math Classroom Hilton-Plaza A 241: Station Teaching in Action: Unpacking Meaning of Fraction PSCC-Mesquite A 243: Creating Conversation and Communication in Math Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr 244: Multiplication Fact Fluency Built on Understanding Renaissance-Santa Rosa 245: Number and Operations Using Manipulatives Renaissance-Andreas 260: Perseverance Problem-Solving Strategies for Understanding Hard Rock-Palladium North 261: Engaging Area Explorations that Create Understanding Hard Rock-Roxy Two 262: Ratios Rates and Fractions Oh My! Hard Rock-Woodstock Two 263: Build Conceptual Understanding Using a Clothesline Hilton-Palm Canyon 264: Guiding Students to Those Aha Moments Without the Ughh! Hilton-Tapestry 265: Expressions and Equations: 3 Strategies to Spark Engagement PSCC-Mesquite D 266: Number Talks—You Can Start Next Week!! PSCC-Mesquite G 267: Meaningful Teaching of Integers Expressions and Equations PSCC-Mesquite H 270: STEM on a Shoestring Renaissance-Catalina 271: Deeper Understanding of NGSS in CCSS Math for Middle School Renaissance-San Jacinto 272: Multiple Representations to Support Modeling Renaissance-Ventura 280: Advanced Algebra with Finance: A 3rd-4th Year Math Option Hard Rock-Palladium South 281: AP Calculus—My Favorite Class! Hard Rock-Roxy 282: Be Careful What You Ask For! Questioning for Understanding PSCC-Mesquite B 283: Increasing Access to AP Calculus with Vertical Planning PSCC-Mesquite E 284: AP Calculus: Connecting and Developing Math Practices PSCC-Mesquite F 285: The Struggle is Real (World) PSCC-Smoke Tree A 286: Promoting Productive Struggle Through Proofs in Geometry PSCC-Smoke Tree D 287: From Seeing Dots to Lewis Carroll Renaissance-Sierra 250: No Heads or Tails: The Juicy Middle of Real Word Problems Hard Rock-Woodstock One 251: Battling Zombies with STEM Strategies PSCC-Smoke Tree B 252: Using FREE Technology to Increase and Assess Understanding PSCC-Smoke Tree E 253: Engaging Formative Assessment Techniques with Technology Hard Rock-Club 209: Promoting Productive Discourse = Deeper Mathematics Learning PSCC-Smoke Tree C 210: Square Progression Hard Rock-Roxy One 230: Formative Assessment Practices in CGI Hilton-Plaza C 231: Using Questioning to Spark Deeper Understanding Hilton-Plaza D 232: Fluency: More Than Facts! PSCC-Mesquite C 233: Don’t Wait: Create Math Curriculum on Your iPad Now! PSCC-Smoke Tree F 235: iRobot! Do You? Hard Rock-Woodstock Three 207: Leading Coaches: Vision Teamwork and Implementation Renaissance-Pueblo A 208: Changing the Game: Redefining District Assessments Renaissance-Chino A 220: Oh the Math That They'll Know! K–2 Post Game Activities Hilton-Horizon I 221: Making Sense of Addition & Subtraction Through Literature Hilton-Horizon II 222: Teacher Moves to Differentiate Your CGI Math Lesson Hilton-Plaza B 224: Sparking Deeper Understanding with Lesson Study Renaissance-Chino B 225: Measurement and Data Oh My! Renaissance-Pueblo B 299: Sparking Students' Understanding of Computational Fluency Renaissance-Cactus


300: Teaching Mathematics: Reflections and Insights on >1000 Classroom Observations PSCC-Primrose B 301: Scaffolding Students Towards Authentic Mathematical Modeling PSCC-Primrose C 302: Conferring and Questioning to Spark Deeper Understanding PSCC-Primrose A 340: Involve ALL in Meaningful Algebraic Thinking Experiences Hilton-Horizon I 341: IGNITE Your Math Class with MATH TALKS! Hilton-Palm Canyon 342: Understanding the Scale Factor Hilton-Plaza A 343: Mathematics a Verb?! Hilton-Plaza B 344: Catching Students Up on Fractions Without Reteaching Hilton-Plaza D 345: Thinking Critically About Math: Comparing and Connecting PSCC-Smoke Tree E 346: Unraveling Whole Numbers and Fractions on the Number Line Renaissance-Andreas 347: Understand Division: From the Area Model to the Algorithm Renaissance-Chino B 348: Fluency Discourse and Standards for Mathematical Practice Renaissance-Pueblo B 349: Fire Up Your Students for Fractions with Number Talks Renaissance-Santa Rosa 304: Classroom Technology: Keep it Simple Make it Meaningful! Hard Rock-Club 360: Using Algebra Tiles to Spark Deeper Understanding Hard Rock-Palladium North 361: Did You Say Transformations or Transformers? PSCC-Mesquite A 363: The Power of Feedback PSCC-Mesquite H 364: Division of Fractions Through Problem Progressions PSCC-Smoke Tree A 365: Creating a Puppy—A Transformational Geometry Activity PSCC-Smoke Tree B 380: Making Sense of Inference for Sampling and Experiments Hard Rock-Roxy 381: Introducing the 4th-Year HS Math Course Hard Rock-Roxy One 382: Identifying & Creating Quality HS Tasks to Motivate Students Hard Rock-Woodstock One 383: Digging Into Mathematical Modeling (Insect Classification) PSCC-Mesquite B 384: Exciting and Valuable Assessments PSCC-Mesquite E 385: Intuition to Formal Math: Engaging Contexts Spark Learning PSCC-Mesquite F 387: Getting High School Students to Communicate Mathematically Renaissance-Sierra 350: Linear Functions Roadmap: Making Connections Across Grades Hard Rock-Roxy Two 351: Survey Said! Playing Family Feud to Spark Engagement Hard Rock-Woodstock Three 353: Googlizing a Math Unit..Putting the FUN Back in Fundamental! PSCC-Mesquite G 354: Looking Deeper: the Interplay Between Math Tech and Art PSCC-Smoke Tree D 355: Using Google Forms for Quick Formative Assessments PSCC-Smoke Tree F 357: Practical Technology Integration to Make Your Life Easier Hard Rock-Woodstock Two 362: 5 Steps to a Growth Mindset Culture in Co-Teach Classes PSCC-Mesquite D 310: Student Self-Assessment for Deeper Understanding Hard Rock-Palladium South 330: A Parent’s Guide for Thinking Tools: The Number Line K–5 Hilton-Horizon II 331: Code Code Code Your Bot Gently Down The STEAM! Hilton-Tapestry 332: Using Hundreds Charts—It's For More Than Just Counting PSCC-Mesquite C 320: Counting & Number Sense with Young Children Hilton-Plaza C 321: Math is All Around Us: Exploring the World with Mathematics Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr 322: The Hundred Chart—Not Just a Wall Ornament! Renaissance-San Jacinto 323: Supporting the Development of Young Children's Counting PSCC-Smoke Tree C 333: More Math Please! Renaissance-Ventura 309: Essential Math Concepts for Preservice Teachers PreK–6 Renaissance-Pueblo A 399: STEAMING Through the Months: It's Elementary Renaissance-Cactus


401: From Counting to Problem Solving: Supporting the Development of Understanding for Each Student PSCC-Primrose C 400: Facilitating Meaningful Discourse in Mathematics Classroom PSCC-Primrose A 402: Letting Go: Cultivating Agency and Authority in the Secondary Mathematics Classroom PSCC-Primrose B 406: CAMTE Business Meeting Renaissance-Pueblo A 440: Connect Multiple Representations: Make Sense of Computation Hard Rock-Palladium South 442: An Expanded Role for Equations Hilton-Plaza B 443: Spark Connections and Deepen Number Flexibility with Games! PSCC-Mesquite C 444: One Tool! So Much Depth for Multiplication & Fractions! Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr 445: Glittering Fractions Renaissance-Pueblo B 446: Spark a Love of Math Through the Use of Digital Portfolios Renaissance-Santa Rosa 460: Identifying & Creating Quality MS Tasks to Motivate Students Hard Rock-Woodstock One 461: Using Proportions as a Solid Foundation for Linear Functions Hard Rock-Woodstock Three 462: Noodling (Note taking + Doodling) for Understanding Hilton-Horizon I 463: My Favorite Math Contest Problems Hilton-Plaza D 464: Teaching with Tasks—Sparking Deeper Student Understanding PSCC-Mesquite D 465: Growth Mindset in a Blended Learning Environment PSCC-Smoke Tree E 466: Building Complexity from Simple Little Pattern Blocks Renaissance-Chino B 480: Mastering AP Statistics Multiple-Choice Questions Hard Rock-Roxy 482: Using Algebra Tiles to Spark Deeper Understanding Hard Rock-Woodstock Two 483: Stretching the Truth and Shifting the Blame PSCC-Mesquite E 484: Look Who's Talking! Mathematics Discourse in the Classroom PSCC-Mesquite F 485: The Struggle is Real (World) PSCC-Smoke Tree A 486: Toward Deeper Understanding of Exponential Functions PSCC-Smoke Tree B 487: Upgrade Your Card Sorts PSCC-Smoke Tree D 489: Algebra & Functions: Look for Structure & Repeated Reasoning Renaissance-Sierra 490: Use Innovative Feedback! Spark Relationship & Understanding Hard Rock-Roxy One 403: Knocking Down Barriers With Technology Hard Rock-Club 450: What Could Go Wrong? (Addressing Math Misconceptions) Hard Rock-Palladium North 451: Engage Students: Increasing Opportunities to Respond (OTRs) Hard Rock-Roxy Two 452: Classroom Dessert: Real Assessment Isn’t What You Think PSCC-Mesquite B 453: Weapons of Math Instruction...APPSolutely PSCC-Mesquite G 454: The Truth About Mathematical Modeling PSCC-Mesquite H 456: Clash of Systems: Using Clash of Clans to Explore Maths PSCC-Smoke Tree C 457: Integrating Technology in the Math Classroom PSCC-Smoke Tree F 430: Ignite Deeper Understanding: Educating Your Parent Community Hilton-Plaza A 431: Interventions that Ignite Understanding Renaissance-San Jacinto 408: Coaching/Being Coached for Rigor: Essential Elements Renaissance-Chino A 409: Cross-District Collaboration to Align PD for Maximum Impact Renaissance-Andreas 420: Accessible Problem Solving for ALL K–2 Students Hilton-Horizon II 422: Mathematical Lenses: Learning How Students See Math Hilton-Tapestry 423: The Nimble Number Line PSCC-Mesquite A 425: Performance Tasks in the Primary Classroom Hilton-Plaza C 426: LET'S EXPLORE THE CORE—with Math on the Floor! Renaissance-Ventura 499: 1 2 3—Move with Me! Integrating Math and Physical Activity Renaissance-Cactus