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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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Saturday, November 5


500: Number Talks and the Standards for Mathematical Practice: Teachers and Students Learning Together PSCC-Primrose A 501: Principles for Building and Using Effective Digital Tasks PSCC-Primrose B 540: Fractions Don't Have to Be Frustrating Hard Rock-Roxy 541: Beyond Invert & Multiply: Make Sense of Fraction Computation Hard Rock-Woodstock Three 542: Fraction Numbers Lines—Your New BFF Renaissance-Cactus 543: Strip Models Tape Diagrams Bar Models Oh My! Renaissance-Pueblo B 544: EXPLORE THE CORE—with Math on the Floor! Renaissance-Ventura 560: Model-Eliciting Activities in Middle School Hilton-Tapestry 561: Pattern Blocks: The Forgotten Tool In Middle School! PSCC-Mesquite A 562: Connecting Student Ideas About Operating with Zero to Slope PSCC-Mesquite D 563: So You Want to Go into Modeling? PSCC-Smoke Tree A 564: Fantasy Baseball: An Authentic Performance Task PSCC-Smoke Tree C 565: Take Your Places Renaissance-Catalina 580: AP Stats 2016 Walk Thru Hilton-Palm Canyon 581: Discrete Math Modeling: Learn Understand and Use! Hilton-Plaza A 582: Understanding Algebraic Functions—Going Deeper Hilton-Plaza B 583: Making Sense of Statistics in Algebra 2 Hilton-Plaza C 584: Creating Differentiated Materials is Easier Than You Think. Hilton-Plaza D 585: Digging Into Mathematical Modeling (Insect Classification) PSCC-Mesquite B 586: Rich Tasks: Collaboration and Conceptual Understanding PSCC-Mesquite F 587: It's Not About Answers—Mistakes Deepen Student Understanding PSCC-Mesquite H 588: How Do We Know If Students Really Understand? PSCC-Primrose C 590: Modeling Mathematics in Algebra PSCC-Smoke Tree B 591: Enhancing Algebra and Geometry: Transformations in Geogebra PSCC-Smoke Tree F 592: Statistics in Int 3: Be Random & Normal...w/ Margin for Error Renaissance-Sierra 550: Reading Reasoning and Writing to Deepen Math Understanding Hilton-Horizon II 551: The Clothesline: Statistics on the Number Line PSCC-Mesquite E 552: STEM Behind Football Activity Investigation and Application PSCC-Smoke Tree D 553: Debate in the Math Classroom to Spark Deeper Understanding Renaissance-Andreas 510: Strategies to Help Struggling Students Become Algebra Ready Hard Rock-Palladium North 511: Where's the Math? PSCC-Mesquite C 512: Starting A Math Fight PSCC-Mesquite G 513: Algebra: Why is it Destroying America Renaissance-Madera 514: Lesson Study to Build Social Justice Goals Renaissance-Pueblo A 530: Engage Parents in Learning Through Family Math Nights Hard Rock-Woodstock Two 531: Place Value Models: Developing Algorithm Understanding Renaissance-Chino B 532: Gaining Deeper Understanding with a Coaching Relationship Renaissance-San Jacinto 533: Beyond Fluency—Deepening Knowledge About What Students Know Renaissance-Santa Rosa 593: Exploring Planes Vectors and Curves in 3D PSCC-Smoke Tree E 508: Changing Teacher Practices: Teaching 101 to PD 101 Renaissance-Chino A 509: Districtwide CGI Implementation Hard Rock-Roxy One 520: Fact Fluency: Sparking a Deeper Understanding with Families Hard Rock-Palladium South 521: Pattern and Place Value Connections Hard Rock-Roxy Two 522: Number Sense and a Love of Math Pre-K to Grade 3 Hard Rock-Woodstock One 523: Composing & Decomposing For Deeper Understanding of + & – Hilton-Horizon I 524: Ten Frames Number Lines Rekenreks: Tools for Thinking Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr



601: Building a Coherent Teacher-Owned Middle School Curriculum PSCC-Primrose C 603: 'In the Position of Possibility' Many Mini Lessons—Teaching and Learning in the Urban Classroom Renaissance-Catalina 600: Adding Talk to the Leadership Teaching and Math Equation PSCC-Primrose B 602: Make Failure Cheap: We All Take Risks Here PSCC-Primrose A 640: Personalized Learning with Technology Hard Rock-Palladium South 641: Talk Number to Me: Fraction Number Strings Hard Rock-Roxy Two 642: Number Lines for Place Value Fractions Decimals & Percent Hard Rock-Woodstock Two 643: Walk the Number Line With Research-Based Results! Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr 660: What to Do When Group Work Isn’t Working Hilton-Plaza C 661: Building in Supports for English Learners in OER Curriculum Hilton-Tapestry 662: Who is Doing math? PSCC-Mesquite D 664: Screencasting and Accountability in a 1:1 or BYOD Classroom PSCC-Smoke Tree E 680: Sparking Deeper Understanding with Simulations in Statistics Hilton-Palm Canyon 681: Discrete Math Modeling: Learn Understand and Use! Hilton-Plaza A 685: Cafe Patternea: a Project-Based Introduction to Algebra PSCC-Mesquite F 687: AP CS Principles: Improving STEM Diversity and Understanding PSCC-Mesquite G 651: Deeper Understanding Sparked by Univ/District Collaboration Hilton-Horizon II 652: The Clothesline: Geometry on the Number Line PSCC-Mesquite E 653: Math Is Fun—As We Rise with Common Core Math Pedagogy PSCC-Smoke Tree C 654: Fabulous Google 'Form'-ative Assessments PSCC-Smoke Tree F 656: Teach Problem Solving Strategies So ALL Succeed in Algebra Renaissance-Pueblo A 611: Create & Engage: Math Lessons with Multimedia PSCC-Smoke Tree D 612: Using Metacognition to Develop Growth Mindset Renaissance-Cactus 613: Co-Plan Go Teach: Maximize Teachers' Collaborative Nature Renaissance-Santa Rosa 614: Math Ed Advocacy Strategies for Parents & Key Stakeholders Renaissance-Ventura 630: Going Beyond Buzz Words: Rigor in the Mathematics Classroom Hard Rock-Roxy 631: Using Number Talks to Empower Student Learners PSCC-Mesquite A 632: From Access to Ownership: Supporting Our ELs in Math PSCC-Mesquite C 634: The CGI (Cognitive Guided Instruction) Classroom Renaissance-Chino B 635: Sparking Algebraic Thinking and Problem Solving Without X’s Renaissance-San Jacinto 620: CGI with Young Children: Stories to Problems Hard Rock-Palladium North 621: Extending Counting to Problem Solving in Early Childhood Hard Rock-Roxy One 622: Developing Competency for Essential Pre-K and K Math Skills Hard Rock-Woodstock One 623: SUBITIZING! A QUICK RECOGNITION OF QUANTITIES Hard Rock-Woodstock Three 624: Deepen Student Understanding by Connecting Representations PSCC-Mesquite H 625: To Number Bonds...And Beyond! PSCC-Smoke Tree A 608: Practices Practices & More Practices—A Focus on Teaching Renaissance-Sierra 609: Make the Way: Student Agency Authority and Identity Renaissance-Chino A



702: The Whole Problem-Solving Process: Traversing Gaps Between Thinking Talking Writing and Typing Renaissance-Catalina 700: Boost Conceptual Understanding & Procedural Fluency with Rich Number-Sense Tasks PSCC-Primrose A 701: From Arithmetic to Algebra—and Beyond PSCC-Primrose C 703: Equally Important as Real World: Proof and Reason Renaissance-Andreas 704: Leadership and Classroom Pedagogy Leading to Student Proficiency for ALL in Mathematics Renaissance-San Jacinto 740: Integrating Algebraic Thinking: the Power of a Routine Hard Rock-Palladium South 741: Building Measurement Lessons While Moving Full STEAM Ahead Hard Rock-Roxy 743: Teaching Students to Make Conjectures Renaissance-Pueblo A 744: Sparking Deeper Understanding Through Real-World Problems Renaissance-Pueblo B 760: Fluency Founded on Number Sense Hard Rock-Palladium North 761: Math—When Will We Ever Use It? Hilton-Horizon I 762: Evening the Playing Field Through Facts Fluency Development Hilton-Horizon II 763: Revolutionize Your Class One Open-Ended Question at a Time Hilton-Plaza A 764: THE PATCH “CORE” QUILT Hilton-Tapestry 765: Begin Your Class with a Bang! PSCC-Mesquite D 767: Sparking Understanding Using Authentic Problem Solving PSCC-Smoke Tree A 768: Designing OER Digitally Enhanced Lessons PSCC-Smoke Tree E 780: Shifting Cognitive Load Through Geometric Transformations Hilton-Plaza B 781: Well-Designed Collaborative Groups+Modeling=Math Practices Hilton-Plaza C 782: Trigonometry and the Ferris Wheel PSCC-Mesquite B 784: Interactive Review Games That Ignite the Spark Renaissance-Cactus 785: Use Statistics to Understand the World Around You Renaissance-Sierra 750: Significance Tests Are More Than Just a P-value Hilton-Palm Canyon 751: The Mathematics of Voting Hilton-Plaza D 752: Student Discourse—Let the Students Do the Thinking PSCC-Mesquite F 753: Surviving the Apocalypse...with Math PSCC-Mesquite G 754: Ignite Math Literacy with Interactive Notebooks! PSCC-Mesquite H 755: Yes You Can Math Teachers! Collect Your Own Data! PSCC-Smoke Tree B 756: Using Formative Data to Facilitate Teacher-Led Workshops PSCC-Smoke Tree C 757: Math Tech-Toolkit PSCC-Smoke Tree D 758: Ignite Algebra with Activities and Assessment Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr 759: Language Thinking and Mathematics Renaissance-Santa Rosa 710: Coherence of Ratios & Proportions Through Student Thinking PSCC-Mesquite C 708: Unpacking the Language of Mathematics PSCC-Mesquite E 730: Spark Deeper Understanding of Student Thinking in Base Ten Hard Rock-Roxy One 731: It's All About that Task No Trouble Hard Rock-Roxy Two 732: Model with Mathematics: Why What and How Hard Rock-Woodstock Three 733: Parents Discover The Treasures of Sense-Making Strategies! Hard Rock-Woodstock Two 734: Go Digital with Go Math! PSCC-Smoke Tree F 720: Developing Competency for Gr 1 and 2 Essential Math Skills Hard Rock-Woodstock One 721: Using Anchor Tasks in the Common Core Classroom PSCC-Mesquite A 722: Sparking Deeper Understanding through Subitizing Games Renaissance-Chino B 709: “I’m Not Really a Math Person”: Coaching Anxious Teachers” Renaissance-Chino A


800: Math is Power not Punishment PSCC-Primrose A 841: Promoting Discourse and Conceptual Understanding Hilton-Tapestry 844: True or False? 4 hundreds + 14 tens > 50 + 400 Renaissance-Chino B 849: What Do You Mean 'Let Them Have FUN?' PSCC-Mesquite A 860: 10 Challenging Problems and P-S Strategies to Solve Them Hilton-Horizon I 861: Give Them Something to Talk About Hilton-Plaza A 862: Developing Students Algebraic Thinking and Academic Language Hilton-Plaza C 863: Shorten Your Scope and Sequence Without Sacrificing Content PSCC-Mesquite F 880: What If? Structured Questioning for Understanding Hilton-Palm Canyon 883: Fostering High School Teachers' Changes in Practice PSCC-Mesquite E 885: Empowering and Creating Mathematicians PSCC-Primrose C 887: Creating Connections for Struggling Learners of Algebra Renaissance-Ventura 890: Developing an Understanding of Sampling Variability Renaissance-Andreas 850: Engagement Strategies for the Common Core Classroom Hilton-Plaza D 851: Understanding a Deep Number Structure via Doubling PSCC-Mesquite B 852: The Hyperbolic Paraboloid: A Deeper Understanding PSCC-Mesquite D 853: Structures for Differentiating PSCC-Mesquite H 854: Discover Transformational Geometry in 15 Seconds Grades 8–11 PSCC-Smoke Tree B 855: Promoting Deeper Understanding Through Digital Activities PSCC-Smoke Tree E 856: Fostering a Deep Understanding of Functions with Desmos PSCC-Smoke Tree F 857: Two-Way Frequency Tables: Teaching a New Statistics Standard Renaissance-Catalina 858: Magic Tricks Teaching Pre-Algebra and Algebra Renaissance-Pueblo B 859: Building Classroom Culture: Restorative Justice and Circles Renaissance-Sierra 832: Warm-ups to Ignite Mathematical Discourse PSCC-Smoke Tree D 833: Supporting ELs’ Problem Solving and Understanding Renaissance-Pueblo A 808: Engaging and Interactive Math Parent Nights Renaissance-Chino A 809: Coaching for Equity Renaissance-Cactus 823: Don’t be Quick to Count-On: Teaching with Deep Understanding PSCC-Mesquite G 825: Developing Mathematical Concepts for ALL Early Learners PSCC-Mesquite C 826: Fostering Independence in a Problem-Based Classroom PSCC-Smoke Tree A 827: Deepen Understanding Through Purposeful Questioning PSCC-Smoke Tree C 828: Going Deep for Understanding Place Value! Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr 829: 15 Problem Types? Helping Students Make Sense of Operations Renaissance-San Jacinto