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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

180: Close Reading with Graphs
Using well-known controversial graphs on climate change, participants will use close reading techniques to dig deeper into data representations and misrepresentations.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580435

Speakers
KN

Kelly Nelson

Instructional Coach, Snowline Joint Unified School District



Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Palladium North

8:30am

181: Writing Activities That Help Deepen Student Understanding
Seven specific levels of note-taking and writing activities will be presented. The activities are non-reflective and have been refined over the past 3 decades. Help your students write sophisticated, eloquent sentences about their work!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580436

Speakers
DR

Dr. Robert Gerver

North Shore Schools (retired)


Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Palladium South

8:30am

182: Using Proofs in AP Calc to Spark Engagement & Understanding
Attendees will learn to introduce an idea through a central question, motivate with context, prove the result, then apply it. This workshop teaches how to nudge conversations with inquiry to generate understanding. Handouts will include all proofs.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580437

Speakers
BF

Brent Ferguson

The Lawrenceville School
Ask me for a copy of my compilation of favorite mathy books. I'll have plenty with me throughout the weekend. : )I've taught for 20+ years in all HS course levels, in public and private, East coast and west, all-boys and coed. I now teach lots of Calculus and grade AP exams in June...it's... Read More →



Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Roxy

8:30am

183: 5 Fantastic Activities for Stats
Great activities for CC and AP Stats. This interactive session will provide participants with classroom-ready materials. These activities are engaging and ensure that students have a deeper understanding of statistical ideas.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580438

Speakers
avatar for Jared Derksen

Jared Derksen

Teacher Specialist, Mathematics, Chaffey JUHSD



Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Roxy One

8:30am

150: At the Intersection of Not Very-Traveled Roads
In this session the regular pentagon will be the master of ceremonies guiding our integration of school mathematics with the MPs, creating meaningful connections among school ideas, between mathematical ideas and other subjects, and with daily life.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580427

Speakers
GL

Greisy Landman

Cal Poly Pomona


Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Woodstock One

8:30am

151: Language Thinking and Mathematics
Let’s 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?

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580431

Speakers
JG

Javier Garcia

Mathematics Specialist, Tulare COE


Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three

8:30am

152: How to Do Groupwork Poorly...Or Not (The Sequel)
Many teachers unknowingly create problems in the way they do group work with their students. Teachers in this workshop will learn how to structure group work in order to create discourse communities that engage high- and low-achieving students.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580428

Speakers
avatar for Vanessa Cerrahoglu

Vanessa Cerrahoglu

Mathematics Coordinator, Orange County DE
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... 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 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Woodstock Two

8:30am

120: Growth Mindset in a CGI Inspired Classroom
This PD shares activities and strategies promoting a classroom culture supporting conversation, exploration, and a mindset celebrating success and mistakes. Class videos show productive struggle and student ownership in a CGI inspired class.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580395

Speakers
avatar for Gordon Smoire

Gordon Smoire

Teacher, LAUSD
I have taught Kinder through Second grades in LAUSD for the last 18 years. My interest is conceptual learning and creating a classroom culture that accepts success and mistakes. I use concepts from trainings that I have attended in CGI through UCLA, as well as concepts from a Growth... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Roxy Two

8:30am

129: Fact Fluency: Sparking a Deeper Understanding with Families
Explore computational fluency standards using visual models to foster flexible, efficient, and accurate thinking strategies and number sense. Spark a deeper understanding with families and learn about activities and free online tools for use at home.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580750

Speakers
JR

Jennifer Ranum

Weld County School District RE-4


Frames docx

Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Club Hard Rock

10:30am

260: Perseverance Problem-Solving Strategies for Understanding
Do your students feel that they don’t know how to begin when given a problem to solve, so they just shut down? Learn strategies that allow all students an entry point into the problem and motivate them to persevere to find a sensible solution.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580468

Speakers
AC

Andrea Cadman

Temecula Valley USD


Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Palladium North

10:30am

261: Engaging Area Explorations that Create Understanding
Formulas are easily forgotten when not tied to something meaningful. Deepen understanding and help retention by using visuals that help students derive middle school geometry formulas. All of these engaging activities can be used in the classroom.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580469

Speakers
MG

Mark Goldstein

Vice President, Center for Mathematics and Teaching


Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Roxy Two

10:30am

262: Ratios Rates and Fractions Oh My!
Why does every conversation about fractions and ratios end in more questions? We need a spark towards understanding! Let’s discover the nuances together while checking out the new Illustrative Mathematics open education resource (OER) curriculum.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580470

Speakers
avatar for Vanessa Cerrahoglu

Vanessa Cerrahoglu

Mathematics Coordinator, Orange County DE
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... Read More →
avatar for Ellen Whitesides Kalisz

Ellen Whitesides Kalisz

Independent Consultant, World Bank, Harvard University


Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock Two

10:30am

280: Advanced Algebra with Finance: A 3rd-4th Year Math Option
A full-year course on auto insurance, mortgages, banking, credit, taxes, home ownership, budgeting, retirement and investing incorporates algebra 2, trig, stat, probability, matrices, logs, geometry, and precalculus.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580479

Speakers
DR

Dr. Robert Gerver

North Shore Schools (retired)


Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Palladium South

10:30am

281: AP Calculus—My Favorite Class!
Participants get motivational strategies for success in AP Calculus, review tips & tricks on building a successful AP program, explore ways to make their program and class exciting, and learn strategies to help ensure student success on the AP exam.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580482

Speakers
avatar for Howard Alcosser

Howard Alcosser

Diamond Bar HS
Using my experience as an College Board AP Calculus Consultant and a Diamond Bar High School teacher, participants will gain strategies for better student engagement and a deeper understanding through motivation, multiple representations, and other instructional models leading them... Read More →



Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Roxy

10:30am

250: No Heads or Tails: The Juicy Middle of Real Word Problems
You will never present a word problem the same way ever again! Experience how to unlock the secret to students' sense making and perseverance. Learn how to present word problems authentically, causing students to love word problems.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580463

Speakers
avatar for Tim McCaffrey

Tim McCaffrey

Mathematics Coordinator, Secondary Instruction, Fontana Unified
I have taught middle and high school mathematics. I have also served as a Teacher on Assignment coaching teachers and current serve as the mathematics coordinator.


Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock One

10:30am

253: Engaging Formative Assessment Techniques with Technology
This session will have teachers engage in several formative assessment tasks using free technology from Desmos to Nearpod to demonstrate that we can engage students in their learning and assess their understanding in real time using such technology.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580467

Speakers
avatar for Eric Milou

Eric Milou

Professor of Mathematics, Rowan Univ
Everything!


Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Club Hard Rock

10:30am

210: Square Progression
Square is introduced in math at the elementary school, and then continues to middle school math, and eventually to Calculus. What are the progressions of the square to help students make the connections?

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580451

Speakers
avatar for Anna Kwak, Ed.D.

Anna Kwak, Ed.D.

Secondary Math Coach, Azusa USD
MS

Maria Sims

Azusa USD


Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Roxy One

10:30am

235: iRobot! Do You?
Use of robots and coding teach students how to think logically and become effective problem solvers by learning how to code robots. Students will have fun and work cooperatively while learning. This is a fun hands-on session.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580764

Speakers
avatar for Alina  Mills

Alina Mills

Teacher, Fullerton School District
Alina Mills has taught 22 rewarding and challenging years for the Fullerton School District.  Keeping up with changes in curriculum, teaching practices and technology keeps her busy with discovering new and innovative ways to instruct, engage, and improve skills needed for her students... Read More →
avatar for Kyle Myers

Kyle Myers

Teacher on Special Assignment, Fullerton School District
Sometimes Kyle thinks if he wasn’t a teacher he’d be a handsome billionaire, but then the alarm goes off. Frowning face emoji! He has been teaching in a 1 to 1 iPad classroom and now has the awesome job of being a Teacher on Special Assignment. Prior to 2010 Kyle was not your... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three

1:30pm

304: Classroom Technology: Keep it Simple Make it Meaningful!
How can we use technology more effectively in the classroom? Come get ideas for middle school math that will enhance learning. Examples that use Desmos, GeoGebra, and spreadsheets will be shared.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580502

Speakers
MG

Mark Goldstein

Vice President, Center for Mathematics and Teaching
avatar for Shelley Kriegler

Shelley Kriegler

President, Center for Mathematics and Teaching
Dr. Shelley Kriegler was a middle and high school math teacher for 20 years. She then joined the UCLA Mathematics Department as the Director of the Math Content Programs for Teachers where she created and taught courses for teachers who wanted to earn authorizations to teach middle... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Hard Rock-Club Hard Rock

1:30pm

360: Using Algebra Tiles to Spark Deeper Understanding
So you want your students to understand perimeter, area, integers, combining like terms, and more? Learn to use algebra tiles so your visual/kinesthetic learners, the majority of your students, will have a deep understanding of these topics.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580531

Moderators
GW

Glenda Wilkins

Regional Coordinator, Southern CA, CPM Educational Program
Using Algebra Tiles in your classroom will help all levels of students, from those who are way behind to those who are accelerated, truly understand math. I used them in my classroom to teach everything from working with integers to Completing the Square, and have done workshops... Read More →

Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Hard Rock-Palladium North

1:30pm

380: Making Sense of Inference for Sampling and Experiments
In this session, we will examine the issues that make confidence intervals and significance tests so difficult for students. Then we’ll discuss strategies to help spark students’ deeper understanding of inference questions on the AP Statistics exam.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580536

Speakers
avatar for Daren Starnes

Daren Starnes

Math Department Chair, The Lawrenceville School
The Lawrenceville School



Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Hard Rock-Roxy

1:30pm

381: Introducing the 4th-Year HS Math Course
College Readiness, EAP, Conditionally Ready. Learn about a 4th year HS math course (a-g eligible) in development for the purpose of avoiding math remediation once students are accepted into college.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580541

Speakers
DC

Diana Ceja

Riverside County Office of Education
LM

Lilian Metlitzky

Cal Poly Pomona


Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Hard Rock-Roxy One

1:30pm

382: Identifying & Creating Quality HS Tasks to Motivate Students
Participants will engage in several high school level tasks that motivate students & deepen understanding. We will explore the criteria for quality & effective tasks as well as how to transform any problem into a quality task. Handouts included.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580539

Speakers
SF

Suzie Fore

16+, West Ada
JO

Jannelle Olivier

Common Core Support Teachers, San Diego Unified School District


Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock One

1:30pm

350: Linear Functions Roadmap: Making Connections Across Grades
The key to deep understanding is connecting to prior and future knowledge. We will explore linear functions from proportional relationships in 6th grade to interpreting linear models in 9th to comparing with other function families in higher grades.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580525

Speakers
avatar for Martha Barrett

Martha Barrett

Math Coordinator, Irvine Unified School District
Martha taught math at South Lake Middle School, then moved to the district office as the MS Math TOSA, and is now serving as the math coordinator in Irvine Unified.
avatar for Kristie Donavan

Kristie Donavan

Math Teacher, Woodbridge High School, Irvine Unified School District
Kristie has been in IUSD for 13 years, as a math teacher at Woodbridge High School and as the High School Math TOSA at the District Office. She loves math, teaching, teaching math, talking about math, helping others to love math ... you get the idea! She is married to her high school... Read More →



Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Hard Rock-Roxy Two

1:30pm

351: Survey Said! Playing Family Feud to Spark Engagement
In this interactive session we will play Family Feud using mathematics-based questions. We will show how the game can be customized to cover any topic or grade level. Each attendee will leave with an editable template of the Family Feud activity.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580524

Speakers

Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three

1:30pm

357: Practical Technology Integration to Make Your Life Easier
Digital homework folders on Google slides, organizing math units on Padlet, "Transformations in real life" project on Google slides. Using Thinglink, quizlet, and quizizz for vocabulary practice. Student blog assignment on Padlet.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580677

Speakers
avatar for Venetia Ricchio

Venetia Ricchio

Teacher, Montclair HS
Venetia is a 30 year veteran teacher. Formerly a choral director, for the last 12 years she has been teaching Integrated Math in the Chaffey Joint Union High School District. Her passion is using Chromebooks in the classroom to enhance instruction and engage students. She loves to... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock Two

1:30pm

310: Student Self-Assessment for Deeper Understanding
In this session participants will explore tools and protocols for student self-assessment that support deeper understanding. Samples of rubrics, learning continuums, and learning-intention reflections will be available to examine.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580504

Speakers
MS

Melinda Shacklett

Mathematics coordinator, San Diego COE


Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Hard Rock-Palladium South

3:30pm

440: Connect Multiple Representations: Make Sense of Computation
Rich mathematics classrooms link teacher practices (Use and Connect Mathematical Representations) to student ones (Reasoning Quantitatively and Abstractly). Explore how to approach multi-digit multiplication with a variety of representational tools.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580560

Speakers
avatar for Virginia Bastable

Virginia Bastable

Mount Holyoke College, retired
I am an author of the Developing Mathematical Ideas Professional Development Materials now being published in new editions from NCTM. I am particularly interested in helping school system leaders learn to use the DMI materials to run seminars in their own sites. Recent work includes... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hard Rock-Palladium South

3:30pm

460: Identifying & Creating Quality MS Tasks to Motivate Students
Participants will engage in middle school level tasks that motivate students and deepen understanding. We will explore the criteria for quality and effective tasks, as well as how to transform any problem into a quality task. Handouts included.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580589

Speakers
SF

Suzie Fore

16+, West Ada
JO

Jannelle Olivier

Common Core Support Teachers, San Diego Unified School District


Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock One

3:30pm

461: Using Proportions as a Solid Foundation for Linear Functions
Proportional Reasoning is a critical focus of 7th grade. Come explore a lesson series created to spark a deeper understanding of proportionality. Guided inquiry. Multiple representations. Authentic experiences. Leave with an entire unit ready to use!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580587

Speakers
MA

Michelle Allen

Pomona Unified School District
JR

Johnny Reyes

Johnny Reyes, Pomona Unified School District



Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three

3:30pm

480: Mastering AP Statistics Multiple-Choice Questions
The multiple-choice section of the AP Statistics exam counts for 50% of a student’s score. In this session, we’ll explore strategies and resources that can help spark students’ deeper understanding of multiple-choice questions.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580592

Speakers
avatar for Daren Starnes

Daren Starnes

Math Department Chair, The Lawrenceville School
The Lawrenceville School



Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hard Rock-Roxy

3:30pm

482: Using Algebra Tiles to Spark Deeper Understanding
Help your students develop a deeper understanding of solving equations, systems of equations, multiplying and factoring polynomials, and "completing the square." Do this by using algebra tiles, particularly for your visual/kinesthetic learners.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580594

Moderators
GW

Glenda Wilkins

Regional Coordinator, Southern CA, CPM Educational Program
Using Algebra Tiles in your classroom will help all levels of students, from those who are way behind to those who are accelerated, truly understand math. I used them in my classroom to teach everything from working with integers to Completing the Square, and have done workshops... Read More →

Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock Two

3:30pm

490: Use Innovative Feedback! Spark Relationship & Understanding
Come learn about the letters JCNPiI and CRE...and how they have helped empower math students to become connected to their teacher, to each other, and to a deeper relationship with mathematics as increasingly self-regulating learners in community.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580602

Speakers
BF

Brent Ferguson

The Lawrenceville School
Ask me for a copy of my compilation of favorite mathy books. I'll have plenty with me throughout the weekend. : )I've taught for 20+ years in all HS course levels, in public and private, East coast and west, all-boys and coed. I now teach lots of Calculus and grade AP exams in June...it's... Read More →



Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hard Rock-Roxy One

3:30pm

403: Knocking Down Barriers With Technology
We'll explore the technology and techniques that can open doors, challenge the bored, empower the disempowered, and turn every student (struggling students, confident students, all students) into math students. Bring your devices and open minds.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580548

Speakers
avatar for Eli Luberoff

Eli Luberoff

Founder and CEO, Desmos, Inc.
Eli began his programming life on his TI-83 graphing calculator in elementary school, culminating with a working version of Monopoly which was destroyed when he removed the backup battery by accident. He began working on the software that would become Desmos.com during a year-long... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hard Rock-Club Hard Rock

3:30pm

450: What Could Go Wrong? (Addressing Math Misconceptions)
Eliciting, analyzing, responding to student misconceptions has the power to deepen mathematical understanding and engage the CCSS Math Practices. We’ll discuss ineffective strategies and explore those that move learning forward. Free resources.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580567

Speakers
MS

Mary Sirody

UC Los Angeles Math Diagnostic Testing Project


Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hard Rock-Palladium North

3:30pm

451: Engage Students: Increasing Opportunities to Respond (OTRs)
Have you ever provided opportunity for deeper understanding, but your students engaged in behavior problems instead of math problems? OTRs 3–5 times per minute decrease behavior problems and increase student engagement and performance.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580568

Speakers
KN

Kelly Nelson

Instructional Coach, Snowline Joint Unified School District



Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hard Rock-Roxy Two
 
Saturday, November 5
 

8:30am

540: Fractions Don't Have to Be Frustrating
How can I help students understand fractions? Come see how using manipulatives can help students understand fraction concepts. Discover why they are a powerful tool. Ideas will be shared for equivalence, ordering, and operations with fractions!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580621

Speakers
avatar for Kevin Dykema

Kevin Dykema

Teacher, Mattawan Consolidated Schools
I'm passionate about having students understand the concepts, not just be able to do them!


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Roxy

8:30am

541: Beyond Invert & Multiply: Make Sense of Fraction Computation
Students often struggle with fraction computation. We’ll focus on "fraction sense," to help students understand fractions as numbers and learn to compute accurately, efficiently, and with understanding. Video from classrooms will be shared.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580622

Speakers
avatar for Julie McNamara

Julie McNamara

Assistant Professor, CSU East Bay



Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three

8:30am

510: Strategies to Help Struggling Students Become Algebra Ready
The journey to math proficiency can be a challenge for many learners. Algebra readiness through deeper learning creates the ultimate condition for students to succeed but how can teachers empower these struggling students to achieve with confidence?

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/15ZJNkQtqRW15VlcSIGRvh1Zzta0yCPGaVDZ45im99F0/edit#slide=id.p

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580607

Speakers
avatar for Matthew Cash

Matthew Cash

Instructional Services Specialist, Riverside USD
Instructional Services Specialist, Elementary Math
DW

David Woods

DreamBox Learning


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Palladium North

8:30am

530: Engage Parents in Learning Through Family Math Nights
Students succeed when parents are partners in learning. Come explore fun and easy activities to do at a Family Math Night that get parents and students thinking on a deeper level. Leave with lots of ready-to-go ideas. Great for the classroom, too!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580617

Speakers
avatar for Karyn Hodgens

Karyn Hodgens

Elementary Mathematics Specialist, Math Unity LLC
I've been hosting Family Math Night events at elementary schools since 1997. I'd be happy to talk with you about how to host a successful event at your school or organization.


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Woodstock Two

8:30am

509: Districtwide CGI Implementation
To meet the needs of students and teachers during the implementation of the Common Core, our district invested resources in CGI Professional Learning. We will discuss changes to our model along the way, lessons learned, and our continued vision.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580608

Speakers
avatar for Dinah Brown

Dinah Brown

Coordinator of Curriculum and Instruction
avatar for Shelley Petersen

Shelley Petersen

Assistant Superintendent, Del Mar Union School District
Shelley Petersen is the assistant superintendent of instructional services at Del Mar Union School District.



Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Roxy One

8:30am

520: Fact Fluency: Sparking a Deeper Understanding with Families
Explore computational fluency standards using visual models to foster flexible, efficient, and accurate thinking strategies and number sense. Spark a deeper understanding with families and learn about activities and free online tools for use at home.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580612

Speakers
JR

Jennifer Ranum

Weld County School District RE-4


Frames docx

Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Palladium South

8:30am

521: Pattern and Place Value Connections
Explore engaging activities and instructional strategies using pattern to help students develop place value understanding and number sense. Guide your students to conceptual understanding. See fun and learning happen in your classroom!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580613

Speakers
MK

Michelle Kubiak

Teacher 2nd grade, Bishop ES
avatar for Susan Kunze

Susan Kunze

Author, teacher resource materials
Susan Kunze is an enthusiastic and experienced teacher-educator and resource writer, with nearly four decades of primary teaching experience. Her expertise in curriculum development has been shared as a national and regional conference presenter, a member of the California Common... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Roxy Two

8:30am

522: Number Sense and a Love of Math Pre-K to Grade 3
Some math skills need more than coverage. Number sense is the essential foundation, and must be developed to competency to allow students to become successful math learners for life.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580614

Speakers
avatar for Bob Sornson

Bob Sornson

President, Early Learning Foundation
Bob Sornson, Ph.D. is the founder of the Early Learning Foundation. He is dedicated to helping schools and parents give every child an opportunity to achieve early learning success, which lays the foundation for success in life. Bob is the author of Over-Tested and Under-Prepared... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Woodstock One

10:30am

640: Personalized Learning with Technology
Blended learning, with its mix of technology and traditional face-to-face instruction, is a powerful approach to provide customized education for all students.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580672

Speakers
avatar for Kara  Granger

Kara Granger

Grades 5-12 Consultant


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Palladium South

10:30am

641: Talk Number to Me: Fraction Number Strings
We will give 3rd–5th grade teachers strategies to build fraction sense via Number String mini-lessons. Our 10-minute lessons use mathematical models like the Ratio Table and the Number Line which are rich in context and number relationships.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580675

Speakers
avatar for Christina Lincoln-Moore

Christina Lincoln-Moore

Assistant Principal, Los Angeles USD
Christina Lincoln-Moore is an innovative Constructivist educational leader who is tenacious and profoundly dedicated to mindful project-based learning to engender formidable mathematics identities. She taught for LAUSD from 1996 until 2014. She is currently an Assistant Principal... Read More →



Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Roxy Two

10:30am

642: Number Lines for Place Value Fractions Decimals & Percent
This hand-on session focuses on using 0–100 number lines as manipulatives which provide students a strong visual reference. Number lines are excellent for deepening the understanding of place value, fraction, decimal, and percent concepts.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580673

Speakers
avatar for John Felling

John Felling

Co-owner/Author, Box Cars And One-Eyed Jacks
John is an internationally recognized speaker in the area of both math and literacy. Before consulting and authoring for Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks John was an administrator for over 25 years with the Black Gold School Division in Leduc. John has been a featured speaker an the ASCD... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock Two

10:30am

630: Going Beyond Buzz Words: Rigor in the Mathematics Classroom
Does rigorous just mean more difficult? NO! In this presentation, we spark deeper understanding of rigor as a balance of conceptual understanding, procedural skill, and application as participants classify examples from curriculum and assessment.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580667

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Galasso

Sarah Galasso

Manager of School Partnerships, Carnegie Learning
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Marni Greenstein

Student Achievement Partners



Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Roxy

10:30am

620: CGI with Young Children: Stories to Problems
Learn how children’s natural curiosity and imagination inspire mathematical story problems that allow them to deeply engage in rich, meaningful problem-solving tasks. Walk away feeling confident you have strategies to implement in your classroom.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580661

Speakers
HC

Hasmik Cochran

UCLA Lab School


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Palladium North

10:30am

621: Extending Counting to Problem Solving in Early Childhood
This CGI session focuses on leveraging young children’s interest and experience with counting to extend into problem solving, supporting the concurrent development of counting principles and problem-solving strategies.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580663

Speakers
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Nick Johnson

Research & Professional Development, San Diego State Univ
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Angela Chan Turrou

Researcher/Teacher Educator, UC Los Angeles GSE & IS
@Angelaturrou


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Roxy One

10:30am

622: Developing Competency for Essential Pre-K and K Math Skills
Some early math skills deserve more than coverage. They are fundamental to a child's ability to become a successful math learner for life. These crucial skills must be developed to competency to allow students to become math learners for life.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580664

Speakers
avatar for Bob Sornson

Bob Sornson

President, Early Learning Foundation
Bob Sornson, Ph.D. is the founder of the Early Learning Foundation. He is dedicated to helping schools and parents give every child an opportunity to achieve early learning success, which lays the foundation for success in life. Bob is the author of Over-Tested and Under-Prepared... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock One

10:30am

623: SUBITIZING! A QUICK RECOGNITION OF QUANTITIES
Gaining a deeper understanding of numbers by subitizing using structuring tools like Finger Patterns, spatial patterns, five frames, ten frames, and Rekenreks! This is a make-and-take session!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580662

Speakers
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Mary Dickerson

Coordinator Elementary Instruction, Fontana USD
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Jackie Piddington

Teacher on Assignment- Elementary Mathematics, FUSD



Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three

1:15pm

740: Integrating Algebraic Thinking: the Power of a Routine
Using CGI research, learn how a 15 min. routine helps develop deep understanding in algebraic thinking while engaging ALL students. We’ll share some classroom-tested routines and the power of recording student thinking.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580712

Speakers
avatar for Melissa Canham

Melissa Canham

Math TOSA, Downey USD
Math teacher leader, CGI trainer and enthusiast, UCLA instructor, and above all, a mother to one amazing daughter.
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Glenda Martinez

Elementary Math Teacher Specialist, Downey Unified School District
Math Teacher Leader CGI Trainer and Enthusiast Mom who experiments math problems with her two sons.


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Hard Rock-Palladium South

1:15pm

741: Building Measurement Lessons While Moving Full STEAM Ahead
Research reveals measurement to be an oft forgotten domain. We begin with a history of metric measure, and then explore activities and tools to build meaningful lessons. Attendees will leave ready to integrate measurement into their STEAM curriculum.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580713

Speakers
avatar for Laura LaBelle

Laura LaBelle

Owner, Big Red Products & Consulting
From writing curriculum to speaking at conferences, and working in schools with staff development and data analysis (CAASPP and PARCC), math has become my specialty with the often forgotten domains being my focus. Currently, much of my time is taken up with the domain of measurement... Read More →
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Gregg Nelsen

Big Red Educational Products, LLC
We are experienced consultants having worked with local districts in the Inland Empire. We have also presented at state, regional, and national conferences. In the past year we have presented at the Arizona Association of Teachers of Mathematics (AATM) in September at Arizona State... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Hard Rock-Roxy

1:15pm

760: Fluency Founded on Number Sense
Fluency is deeper than “fast facts.” Help your students develop a flexibility with numbers built on conceptual understanding. Make depth, not speed the goal of problem solving through tasks and games that engage students’ mathematical reasoning.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580732

Speakers
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Vicki Vierra

K-12 Math Specialist, Ventura COE (retired)



Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Hard Rock-Palladium North

1:15pm

730: Spark Deeper Understanding of Student Thinking in Base Ten
See how using multiplication and measurement division problems can extend student understanding of base ten. Participants will engage with student work and videos.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580706

Speakers
KB

Kathleen Bird

Instructional Coach, Hesperia USD
LP

Linda Picht

Hesperia Unified School District


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Hard Rock-Roxy One

1:15pm

731: It's All About that Task No Trouble
Spark student interest by exploring and developing tasks that engage learners of all levels. Learn how to implement efficient use of manipulatives to provide depth and rigor within instruction, build student confidence, and foster the SMPs.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580707

Speakers
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Nicholas Lopez

K-8 District Math Coach, Dinuba USD
I am a K-8 District Math Coach in the Central San Joaquin Valley. I have 8 years classroom experience in the 4th-8th grade setting. I have focused professional efforts within the Concrete-Representational-Abstract lesson progression and task development to promote student growth via... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Hard Rock-Roxy Two

1:15pm

732: Model with Mathematics: Why What and How
This presentation addresses Mathematical Practice standard 4: Model with mathematics and its meaning, content, and methods. Participants will be engaged in active learning through specific examples of modeling with mathematical content standards.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580708

Speakers
SA

Shuhua An

CSU, Long Beach


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three

1:15pm

733: Parents Discover The Treasures of Sense-Making Strategies!
TK–5 Family Math nights promote parental understanding of CCCS. Come prepared to get planning ideas, learn a sequence of games to develop fluency. Extensive handout provided; see a sample flyer with QR code videos of games for parents and teachers.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580710

Speakers
avatar for Nancy McGuire-Paulson

Nancy McGuire-Paulson

teacher, San Marcos USD



Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock Two

1:15pm

720: Developing Competency for Gr 1 and 2 Essential Math Skills
Some early math skills deserve more than coverage. They are fundamental to a child's ability to become a successful math learner for life. These crucial skills must be developed to competency to allow students to become math learners for life.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580704

Speakers
avatar for Bob Sornson

Bob Sornson

President, Early Learning Foundation
Bob Sornson, Ph.D. is the founder of the Early Learning Foundation. He is dedicated to helping schools and parents give every child an opportunity to achieve early learning success, which lays the foundation for success in life. Bob is the author of Over-Tested and Under-Prepared... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock One