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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
 

8:30am

135: How can we use district math tasks as formative assessments?
Experience using a data protocol around a single piece of student work to transform the scoring of district math benchmark tasks into a formative experience for teachers and students. We will also explore PD resources on providing student feedback.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580757

Speakers
avatar for Kathy Diaz

Kathy Diaz

Azusa Unified School District
avatar for Julie McGough

Julie McGough

Elementary Math Instructional Specialist, Azusa Unified School District



Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
PSCC-Smoke Tree D

3:30pm

408: Coaching/Being Coached for Rigor: Essential Elements
How do we coach for rigor in the classroom? What are classroom dimensions that matter? Examine successful models for coaching from SVMI & TRU Math that support shifting practices for deeper learning. Resources also provide guidance for PLCs.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580550

Speakers
avatar for Mardi Gale

Mardi Gale

Senior Research Associate, WestEd


Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Renaissance-Chino A

3:30pm

409: Cross-District Collaboration to Align PD for Maximum Impact
Under Dr. Tim Kanold’s guidance,10 districts across CA set powerful visions for CCSS mathematics instruction and assessment, aligning professional learning structures to build teacher capacity and maximize mathematics learning.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580551

Speakers
NR

Nick Resnick

Program Manager: Math in Common, California Education Partners


Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Renaissance-Andreas
 
Saturday, November 5
 

8:30am

532: Gaining Deeper Understanding with a Coaching Relationship
We will describe our use of the Content Focused Coaching model in a 2nd grade classroom. We will explain the facets of the coaching cycle and discuss our growth in content, pedagogy, and leadership as well as the benefits for our students.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580619

Speakers
LP

Lisa Purdy

Teacher, Elementary, Riverside Unified School District
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Colleen Westfall

Staff Development Spec, Riverside Unified School District
I've been with RUSD for 20 years, first as a substitute teacher, and then as a classroom teacher in 1st, 5th, and 6th grades. I am currently a Staff Development Specialist for Site Team Support, and I'm looking forward to sharing this day with you.


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Renaissance-San Jacinto

8:30am

508: Changing Teacher Practices: Teaching 101 to PD 101
Using best practices in teaching to inform professional development design. What elements form effective PD, and how do they relate to lesson planning, formative assessments, and human nature? Participants will design a plan of action for their team.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580605

Speakers
avatar for Audrey Mendivil

Audrey Mendivil

Director of Curriculum & Instruction, San Diego COE
Audrey Mendivil still identifies as a secondary math teacher and works to support math teachers and students in rethinking mathematics teaching and learning. She is passionate about every student making sense of mathematics and loves finding new joy and beauty in mathematics ever... Read More →


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Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Renaissance-Chino A

10:30am

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.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580659

Speakers
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Gina Barnes

Academic Coach - Rocky Hill Elementary School, Exeter Unified School District
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Kim Webb

Mathematics Consultant, Tulare County Office of Education



Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance-Santa Rosa

1:15pm

756: Using Formative Data to Facilitate Teacher-Led Workshops
Attendees work through a 5-step process using formative results to understand student thinking within a topic, discuss implications for non-mastery, and determine strategies and activities to address diagnosed errors and misconceptions.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580722

Speakers
avatar for Kimberly Samaniego

Kimberly Samaniego

Director, UC San Diego


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree C

1:15pm

709: “I’m Not Really a Math Person”: Coaching Anxious Teachers”
Teachers' attitudes about math impact students' learning. We'll explore coaching techniques and math tasks that transformed a K–6 staff. "I'm not really a math person," has been replaced by, "I have to tell you what happened in math today!"

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580701

Speakers
avatar for Tracy Zager

Tracy Zager

Author & Educator, Portland Public Schools/Stenhouse Publishers
Tracy has worked in many schools over the course of her career, first as a fourth-grade teacher, then as a supervisor of pre-service teachers and their in-service mentors, and currently as a math coach. Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had grew out of Tracy’s work in classrooms... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Renaissance-Chino A

3:15pm

883: Fostering High School Teachers' Changes in Practice
Join a discussion of how administrators and coaches/teacher leaders can work together to support high school teachers to shift their instructional practices so that all students are able to meet the demands of the new California math standards.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580784

Speakers
CA

Cyndia Acker-Ramirez

Culver City Unified School District
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Lisa Michel

Culver City Unified School District


Saturday November 5, 2016 3:15pm - 4:45pm
PSCC-Mesquite E

3:15pm

809: Coaching for Equity
This session will focus on how to bring an equity lens to coaching conversations. We will practice planning and leading coaching conversations on challenging equity issues by using a racial equity lens for coaching.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580748

Speakers
VE

Veroncia Ernandes

Aspire Public Schools
RH

Rebecca Horwitz

Aspire Public Schools


Saturday November 5, 2016 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Renaissance-Cactus