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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

141: Mini-Assessments: Shine a Light on Student Understanding
Engage with mini-assessments that weave together the instructional shifts and criteria for high-quality assessment. These free resources can provide a snapshot of student progress through grade level content and target each of the aspects of rigor.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580425

Speakers
avatar for Marni Greenstein

Marni Greenstein

Student Achievement Partners



Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Renaissance-Andreas

8:30am

142: Using William's Taxonomy to Spark Deeper Understanding
William's Taxonomy offers a fresh and creative way to approach building Mathematical Practices. This session will offer hands-on, practical strategies to engage learners in thoughtful, creative practice.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580421

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Almer-Johnson

Jennifer Almer-Johnson

TOSA Curriculum Specialist/K-12 Math Collaborative Lead, Burbank Unified School District
20 years of classroom experience. Passion for differentiated instruction and a pedagogy of engagement. Believer in limitless human potential, champion of creativity and joy.


Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Renaissance-Pueblo B

8:30am

163: Algebra Intervention Rigor Problem Solving and the CCSS
What’s rigor? Examine essential elements for conceptually-based algebra intervention that support the CCSS, embed SMPs, emphasizing discourse, problem solving, & writing. EL & PLC friendly. Do math, receive material that models the CCSS assessments.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580440

Speakers
avatar for Mardi Gale

Mardi Gale

Senior Research Associate, WestEd


Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Renaissance-Catalina

8:30am

189: Constructions Portfolio: Spark it Digitally
Constructing figures along with some tech-help is a great way to showcase the "old-with-new" methods of teaching for a deeper understanding. Come explore how to expand your construction skills and make it digitally spark!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580445

Speakers
avatar for Sherrina Clark

Sherrina Clark

Teacher, Kern HSD
Learning, learning, learning!



Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Renaissance-Sierra

8:30am

113: Fostering Problem Solving
The 1st SMP is for students to make sense of problems and preserve. Engaging a heterogeneous class in problem solving and perseverance is the most difficult challenge for teachers. Strategies, materials, and tools for problem solving will be shared.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580393

Speakers
avatar for David Foster

David Foster

Executive Director, Silicon Valley Mathematics Initiative
David Foster is the executive director of the Silicon Valley Mathematics Initiative (SVMI) comprised of over 160 member districts in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Besides the intensive work in California, SVMI consults across the country including New York, Illinois, Massachusetts... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Renaissance-Madera

8:30am

114: Design Thinking To Spark Creativity and Deeper Understanding
“Design Thinking” is a platform to discover and solve problems. Students can use it to dive deeply into problems, develop unique solutions, and learn the math content. We will share our structure for creating standards-based design thinking projects.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580397

Speakers
avatar for Ellen Crews

Ellen Crews

Teacher & Design Lead, Vista Unified School District
avatar for Angela Townsend

Angela Townsend

Teacher, Vista Unified School District


Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr

8:30am

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.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580394

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.



Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Renaissance-Santa Rosa

8:30am

133: Promoting Depth Through Students' Representations
It's one thing to promote multiple strategies, but what do we do with kids' strategies after they come out? Research-based solutions are here, along with tasks you can use next week.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580420

Speakers
avatar for Ryan Dent

Ryan Dent

Regional Math Specialist, Lake Elsinore USD
avatar for Kristian Quiocho

Kristian Quiocho

Elementary Teacher, 146723-EWE


Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Renaissance-Chino B

8:30am

109: Supporting Teachers to Deepen Classroom Discourse
Are you a coach or working with coaches to support teachers in developing and deepening classroom discourse? Do you want support in your work? Join us to gain resources to help your teachers implement mathematical discourse.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580389

Speakers
MM

Melanie Maxwell

Mathematics Coach, Riverside Unified School District



Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Renaissance-Pueblo A

8:30am

124: Implementing Number Talks in the Primary Classroom
Primary teachers will learn how to use Number Talks to develop their students' mathematical fluency in the Common Core classroom. You'll learn how to expand students' mental math abilities and will watch videos of children engaged in Number Talks.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580424

Speakers
avatar for Mary Wallis

Mary Wallis

2nd Grade Teacher, Desert Sands Unified
I have been teaching in the primary classroom for twenty years. In addition, I have enjoyed being a Language Arts and Math presenter for Desert Sands Educational Services for the past three years. I love to motivate, inspire, and encourage both children and teachers alike.


Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Renaissance-San Jacinto

8:30am

125: Rock Your Math Class
Teach number sense, counting, place value, math facts, time, skip counting, and so much more with easy-to-use games, songs, and strategies. Join us for a fast-paced session that will get your math class rockin'! Prizes! Handouts! Fun!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580402

Speakers

Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Renaissance-Ventura

8:30am

108: CCSSM: Please Invite Me into Your Lesson
Teachers are tasked to use the CCSSM standards & math practices. Too often students of African ancestry see no relevance in the lesson. This presentation shows the salient features that can be included in a culturally relevant math lesson.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580388

Speakers
KA

Kwame Anthony Scott

Djehuti Ma'athematics, LTD


Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Renaissance-Chino A

8:30am

199: Hands-On with SumBlox a New Stem Math Tool & Toy
SumBlox combines number value and symbol. They are wooden A1:AL5 shaped building blocks designed to stack vertically on top of each other. Kids instantly see number relationships and math concepts.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580444

Speakers
avatar for David  Skaggs

David Skaggs

Founder, SumBlox Group
SumBlox math building blox teach kids math through hands-on activities. With SumBlox, if two stacks have equal height, the sums will also be equal.


Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Renaissance-Cactus

10:30am

243: Creating Conversation and Communication in Math
Teachers will take a deeper look at communicating reasoning (SBAC Claim 3 & SMPs 1 & 3). Come to this interactive session to take away a variety of strategies to incorporate communication & discourse into your instruction and/or assessments.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580461

Speakers
avatar for Kimberly Voge

Kimberly Voge

Educator, PYLUSD
Kim Voge has been an educator for 26 years. As an instructional coach for seven years, her strengths lie in focused, streamlined experiences that can be applied to a variety of content areas and educational situations. Kim’s G-Suite trainings incorporate best practices including... Read More →



Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr

10:30am

244: Multiplication Fact Fluency Built on Understanding
Spark students’ 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.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580462

Speakers
avatar for Julie Joseph

Julie Joseph

Math Consultant, Tulare County Office of Education



Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance-Santa Rosa

10:30am

245: Number and Operations Using Manipulatives
How can I help students understand numbers and operations? See how using manipulatives can help students better understand concepts, such as number sense and strategies for the number operations. Discover why manipulatives are a powerful tool!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580760

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!


Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance-Andreas

10:30am

270: STEM on a Shoestring
The integration of science, technology, engineering, and math empowers student learning today and employment tomorrow. Learn how to integrate powerful STEM lessons on a tight budget. Ready-for-Monday projects are included.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580476

Speakers
avatar for Brad Fulton

Brad Fulton

Teacher, Mistletoe STEM Institute
I have been in education for 37 years, and in math, science, and STEM instruction for 26. I have been presenting at national workshops and conferences since 1994.


Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance-Catalina

10:30am

271: Deeper Understanding of NGSS in CCSS Math for Middle School
Next Generation Science Standards will soon be implemented. This session address how middle school science standards build engagement and context for mathematics. Participants experience science content to build mathematics context for learning.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580477

Speakers
avatar for Anthony Quan

Anthony Quan

Consultant III, STEM, Los Angeles COE
A firm believer that all students are capable of entering Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Fields. Students should all be given the opportunities, experiences, and tools to become successful. Teachers should all be given appropriate and practical professional development... Read More →



Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance-San Jacinto

10:30am

272: Multiple Representations to Support Modeling
This workshop uses an open-eded exploration, The Birthday Cake Problem, to show the connections between multiple representations and Modeling with Mathematics.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580478

Speakers
avatar for Kyndall Brown

Kyndall Brown

Executive Director, California Mathematics Project



Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance-Ventura

10:30am

287: From Seeing Dots to Lewis Carroll
The Algebra 2 Common Core standards address using "Structure of an Expression to identify ways to rewrite it." We will explore a thread of activities that help your students make these connections.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580486

Speakers
MB

Maureen Burkhart

Educator, LAUSD
avatar for Michelle Katz

Michelle Katz

Northridge Academy High School, LAUSD
I've been teaching for 34 years in Los Angeles Unified School District. I am a National Board Certified Teacher,and I've been honored as a state finalist for the Presidential Award for Mathematics and Science twice, in 2009 and 2013. I am the President of the Greater Los Angeles... Read More →



Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance-Sierra

10:30am

207: Leading Coaches: Vision Teamwork and Implementation
How do you go from coaches just helping teachers to a team that moves a district or school? Come collaborate to: clarify your vision, identify how to build your team, and attend to the details that lead to Sparking Deeper Understanding for students.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580448

Speakers
MM

Melanie Maxwell

Mathematics Coach, Riverside Unified School District



Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance-Pueblo A

10:30am

208: Changing the Game: Redefining District Assessments
Wish you could get more out of your district assessments? Come learn how we break down a system that isn’t working and build a new one in its place. Plan on changing the rules of the game and learning from each other to improve district assessments.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580449

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 →



Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance-Chino A

10:30am

224: Sparking Deeper Understanding with Lesson Study
The session will address the methods of lesson study. In particular, how 5 educators used this practice to gain a better understanding of the subject matter for themselves & most importantly deepen the mathematical understanding for their students.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580455

Speakers
LG

Linda Guss

Nuview Union School District
avatar for Clifford Schaeffer

Clifford Schaeffer

EdTech & Mathematics Coach, Nuview Union School District
I am the new EdTech and Mathematics Coach for Nuview Union School District. I have been teaching for 7 yrs. Grade levels taught range from Kindergarten to 6th grade.


Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance-Chino B

10:30am

225: Measurement and Data Oh My!
Educators will learn how to use hands-on activities to enhance young students learning in measurement and data. Participants will explore tools and strategies for teaching open-ended projects in fun and exciting ways.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580752

Speakers
avatar for Shalek Chappill-Nichols

Shalek Chappill-Nichols

Educational Consultant, Pacific Oaks College
Shalek grew up in the inner city of San Francisco CA. Shalek was the first in her family to graduate from college in 2001 from San Jose, CA. She has worked with children of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities for over 25 years. She has an Education Consultant business and is an adjunct... Read More →



Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance-Pueblo B

10:30am

299: Sparking Students' Understanding of Computational Fluency
Welcome to a world where math makes more sense. This engaging workshop focuses on helping teachers utilize hands-on activities, powerful visual models, and interactive games to help students build an understanding of computational fluency strategies.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580487

Speakers
GP

Gretchen Presley

ORIGO Education


Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance-Cactus

1:30pm

346: Unraveling Whole Numbers and Fractions on the Number Line
Learn four strategies to make successful, targeted number line lessons that bridge the gap between concrete and abstract. Use free online tools and cheap household items to build number sense in fractions and whole number operations.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580519

Speakers
avatar for Arjan Khalsa

Arjan Khalsa

CEO, Conceptua Math
Visual and conceptual mathematics curriculum for grades 3-5 that keeps the teacher in the equation.
avatar for Julie McNamara

Julie McNamara

Assistant Professor, CSU East Bay



Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Renaissance-Andreas

1:30pm

347: Understand Division: From the Area Model to the Algorithm
Division with area models is conceptually rich, but the algorithm is much faster. Learn the dice game I designed to help kids progress from partial quotients to a deep understanding of the algorithm far beyond Dracula's Mother Sucks Chicken Blood.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580520

Speakers
avatar for Katharine Velleman

Katharine Velleman

Owner, Tutor, www.YouCanDoMathNow.com Tutoring
I am an independent math tutor helping students to succeed in their math classes and demonstrate competence on standardized admission tests for high school, college, and beyond. This year I'm working with students in 5th grade through AP Calculus, but I've worked with students as... Read More →



Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Renaissance-Chino B

1:30pm

348: Fluency Discourse and Standards for Mathematical Practice
Fluency doesn’t just happen! Let’s consider together how the Standards for Mathematical Practice can enhance mathematical discourse in classroom learning activities and support students’ development of mathematical fluency.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580521

Speakers
CC

Cathy Carroll

Senior Research Associate, WestEd



Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Renaissance-Pueblo B

1:30pm

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 fractions and their relationships. They will learn to utilize the 8 SMPs through the structure of NT.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580522

Speakers
avatar for Kim Webb

Kim Webb

Mathematics Consultant, Tulare County Office of Education



Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Renaissance-Santa Rosa

1:30pm

387: Getting High School Students to Communicate Mathematically
Geometry & Algebra 2 teachers will take a deeper look at communicating reasoning. Come to this interactive session to take away a variety of strategies to incorporate communication into your instruction & assessments.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580544

Speakers
avatar for Katie DeGraffenreid

Katie DeGraffenreid

Secondary Math TOSA, PYLUSD
MS

Megan Scott

HS Math Teacher, PYLUSD



Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Renaissance-Sierra

1:30pm

321: Math is All Around Us: Exploring the World with Mathematics
This hands-on session will unravel a sequence of teaching tools and activities to develop students' number sense. Participants will explore ways to leverage students' every day experiences to develop number sense and relational thinking.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580507

Speakers
avatar for Cathery Yeh

Cathery Yeh

Chapman University


Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr

1:30pm

322: The Hundred Chart—Not Just a Wall Ornament!
Join us to see how your students will build deep understanding of number sense by using the 100 chart to add and subtract—even with 2-digit numbers. You will never look at the 100 chart the same way again.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580508

Speakers
avatar for Janelle Chisholm

Janelle Chisholm

Consultant, No Teacher Left Behind
Janelle Chisholm, National Board Certified Teacher, served as a classroom teacher for 19 years before moving to the district office as a math coach in a large urban school district in Phoenix, AZ for three years. She has been presenting teacher workshops full time for the last four... Read More →



Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Renaissance-San Jacinto

1:30pm

333: More Math Please!
Want your students asking for more math? Join us for a fast-paced session using songs, games, and activities to teach shapes, skip counting, number sense, place value, math facts, and so much more. Monday Morning Activities = YES! FUN = YES!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580512

Speakers

Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Renaissance-Ventura

1:30pm

309: Essential Math Concepts for Preservice Teachers PreK–6
The CTC will eliminate the CSET exam for pre-service elementary teachers. Our courses will have major responsibility to prepare future teachers to teach the CCSS, including the Mathematical Practices. Speakers will share ideas and spark discussion.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580503

Speakers

Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Renaissance-Pueblo A

1:30pm

399: STEAMING Through the Months: It's Elementary
Hands-on STEM projects for student scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians—integrated around monthly holidays and celebrations. Experience math classroom activities that are calendar-themed. Go home with useful classroom resources

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580543

Speakers
avatar for Dawn Wilson/Gary Carnow/Joyce Koff

Dawn Wilson/Gary Carnow/Joyce Koff

Clever Thinkers
Rubber stamps, stickers, t-shirts, K-12 Common Core materials, Google Docs technology and teaching books from Clever Thinkers, Teacher Created Resources and Carson-Dellosa, Foam Dice, Suzy Toronto designs, “I Have, Who Has?” Games, & more.


Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Renaissance-Cactus

3:30pm

406: CAMTE Business Meeting
Annual  CAMTE meeting for all members. Come by and hear what your organization is doing!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580549

Speakers
avatar for Diane Kinch

Diane Kinch

TODOS: Mathematics for ALL


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

3:30pm

444: One Tool! So Much Depth for Multiplication & Fractions!
Come and experience one of the most important tools for multiplication fluency and developing proportional reasoning! Kim will share how she constructs and uses this tool! Students will develop depth in understanding this powerful connection.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580564

Speakers
avatar for Kim Sutton

Kim Sutton

Educational Consultant, Creative Mathematics
Kim Sutton has been an elementary educator for more than 40 years, having taught primary, intermediate, and upper grades. Kim has won many honors and had many exciting experiences: • Mentor Teacher in Mathematics and Science • Finalist for the Presidential Award as “Math Teacher... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr

3:30pm

445: Glittering Fractions
Literature indicates that students have a very weak understanding of fractions. This session will provide information on how teachers can improve children's conceptual understanding of fractions using inquiry-based instruction.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580565

Speakers
TK

Taik Kim

Associate Professor, New Mexico Highlands University
Dr. Taik Kim, a long-time, impassioned math educator and researcher, is an associate professor of Mathematics Education and Mathematics. He envisions that students’ achievement in mathematics will be completely different if students are exposed to the innovative teaching based on... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Renaissance-Pueblo B

3:30pm

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

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580566

Speakers
MW

Marla Wheeler

Central Elementary School District


Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Renaissance-Santa Rosa

3:30pm

466: Building Complexity from Simple Little Pattern Blocks
Break the NCLB world of mile wide, inch deep and multiple choice tests. Using the simple pattern block, see how to guide your students into complex, multi-level explorations of equations, equivalencies, and then areas of non-standard shapes.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580595

Speakers
PB

Pat Ballew

Burbank USD (retired), Burbank USD


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

3:30pm

489: Algebra & Functions: Look for Structure & Repeated Reasoning
Through problem-solving activities that spark deeper understanding, we will explore Standards for Mathematical Practice 7 & 8 in the context of some interesting CCSSM algebra and function standards and tasks. Coherence will be emphasized.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580601

Speakers
AC

Anne Cawley

U of Michigan
JC

Joshua Chesler

CSU Long Beach



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

3:30pm

431: Interventions that Ignite Understanding
Students who are behind their grade level peers should have access to effective teaching and learning practices. Learn about 8 researched recommendations for Tier 2 interventions that focus on conceptual understanding and fluency.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580557

Speakers
avatar for Pia Hansen

Pia Hansen

Director of Professional Development, Math Learning Center



Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Renaissance-San Jacinto

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

3:30pm

426: LET'S EXPLORE THE CORE—with Math on the Floor!
Teachers will see that by engaging children in the physical exploration of math concepts on a large 100-square floor grid, the visual representations will develop a deeper understanding. Other strands will be explored as time permits.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580554

Speakers
WH

Wendy Hill (The Learning Carpet)

President, The Learning Carpet-TLC, Inc.
430


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

3:30pm

499: 1 2 3—Move with Me! Integrating Math and Physical Activity
I know I have to include physical activity breaks during the day, but what do I do!?! This workshop provides simple, and fun activities that combine math and movement that you can integrate immediately! Don't miss this one-of-a-kind workshop!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580603

Speakers
avatar for Jess Wadleigh

Jess Wadleigh

National Accounts Manager, Skillastics


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

8:30am

542: Fraction Numbers Lines—Your New BFF
Teachers will create fraction number lines and solve real-world problems using them. You will be amazed at how easy it is to add and subtract quickly and easily.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580623

Speakers
avatar for Janelle Chisholm

Janelle Chisholm

Consultant, No Teacher Left Behind
Janelle Chisholm, National Board Certified Teacher, served as a classroom teacher for 19 years before moving to the district office as a math coach in a large urban school district in Phoenix, AZ for three years. She has been presenting teacher workshops full time for the last four... Read More →



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

8:30am

543: Strip Models Tape Diagrams Bar Models Oh My!
Learn why visual models for word problems are so powerful, try problems from the simple to the complex, and investigate web-based programs and iPad apps that will help anyone incorporate this effective strategy into their classrooms.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580624

Speakers
avatar for Cassandra  Turner

Cassandra Turner

Math Champions Professional Development, LLC
Singapore Math



Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Renaissance-Pueblo B

8:30am

544: EXPLORE THE CORE—with Math on the Floor!
Teachers will see that by engaging children in the physical exploration of math concepts on a large 100-square floor grid, the visual representations will develop a deeper understanding. Other strands will be explored as time permits.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580625

Speakers
WH

Wendy Hill (The Learning Carpet)

President, The Learning Carpet-TLC, Inc.
430


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

8:30am

565: Take Your Places
This powerful lesson enriches your students’ number sense and empowers their mathematical thinking. It will provide hours of classroom use and is highly adaptable to your students’ needs. Get the ready-for-Monday handout.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580635

Speakers
avatar for Brad Fulton

Brad Fulton

Teacher, Mistletoe STEM Institute
I have been in education for 37 years, and in math, science, and STEM instruction for 26. I have been presenting at national workshops and conferences since 1994.


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

8:30am

592: Statistics in Int 3: Be Random & Normal...w/ Margin for Error
Demystify the CCSS for Statistics in Integrated 3/Alg 2. We will deepen understanding of randomness in different settings, normal curves, and simulations to get a feel for margin of error through activities. Scaffolded handouts will be provided.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580648

Speakers
avatar for Renee Kollar-Bachman

Renee Kollar-Bachman

Teacher/Dept Chair, Vista Unified School District
I am a math and drama geek. I have taught AP Stats for a long time and have been part of the AP Reading for 8 years. I'm also an Integrated 1 teacher. In my spare time, I teach dance, choreograph all our musicals and watch San Diego Padres games with my family.
avatar for Tina Shinsato

Tina Shinsato

Math Teacher, Rancho Buena Vista HS
Talk to me about your favorite places to kayak, hike, and bike in the Sierras...and where we're going for lunch.



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

8:30am

553: Debate in the Math Classroom to Spark Deeper Understanding
To debate is to ask questions, develop arguments, & listen to others’ thinking—key practices for mathematicians! Our session provides tools for creating a culture of mathematical debate in your classroom. Come ready to experience debate in action!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580632

Speakers
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Lourdes Sanchez

San Diego Unified School District
DW

Devina Williams

KLA Charter School


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

8:30am

513: Algebra: Why is it Destroying America
Students aren't failing Algebra. Algebra is failing students! We will discuss how the typical algebra courses are harming not just individual students, but society and the economy as well. We’ll share data and discuss solutions.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580610

Speakers
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Patrick Callahan

Callahan Consulting


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

8:30am

514: Lesson Study to Build Social Justice Goals
Lesson study is a dynamic professional development activity to help students develop deeper understanding about mathematics and social justice. Effective lesson design and observation protocols are a part of this interactive session.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580611

Speakers
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Linda M Fulmore

Mathematics Education Consultant


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

8:30am

531: Place Value Models: Developing Algorithm Understanding
Place value is a powerful tool that took the human race thousands of years to develop. Go back to elementary school as a student and deepen your content knowledge about the role of place value in the teaching and learning of algorithms

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580618

Speakers
avatar for Linda West

Linda West

Consultant, SMARTTraining, LLC


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

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
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Lisa Purdy

Teacher, Elementary, Riverside Unified School District
avatar for Colleen Westfall

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

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.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580620

Speakers
avatar for Marla Olson

Marla Olson

Math Instructional Coach, Orosi High School
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 5, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Renaissance-Santa Rosa

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

8:30am

524: Ten Frames Number Lines Rekenreks: Tools for Thinking
Use tools to justify answers. Students learn about decomposition and parts of the whole. More, less, the same, how many more, and how many less are all ideas that can be developed within the student's brain using these visual tools.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580615

Speakers
avatar for Ann Carlyle

Ann Carlyle

U.C.S.B.



Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr

10:29am

699: REPEAT OF 353: Googlizing a Math Unit..Putting the FUN Back in Fundamental!
Learn how to gamify a unit using Google Slides, EdPuzzle, and other assorted apps. Lets students move at their pace while achieving badges! Great for your lowest achieving students to your highest achieving students.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580887

Speakers
SM

Stephen Morris

Teacher On Spec Assignment, Riverside Unified School District


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:29am - 11:59am
Renaissance-Andreas

10:30am

603: 'In the Position of Possibility' Many Mini Lessons—Teaching and Learning in the Urban Classroom
Let's explore the challenges and paths to success of teaching students "in the position of possibility" (formerly known as at-risk). Textbooks, testing, mandates, decrees, and breakfast service; experience the life of a South Los Angeles teacher through addition, subtraction, multiplication and division mini lessons.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580656

Speakers

Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 11:59am
Renaissance-Catalina

10:30am

643: Walk the Number Line With Research-Based Results!
This session will focus on using empty number lines for skills like place value, fractions, decimals, and alternative algorithms. Kim Sutton will model strategies that are simple and ready to go. You will love the practical handout!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580674

Speakers
avatar for Kim Sutton

Kim Sutton

Educational Consultant, Creative Mathematics
Kim Sutton has been an elementary educator for more than 40 years, having taught primary, intermediate, and upper grades. Kim has won many honors and had many exciting experiences: • Mentor Teacher in Mathematics and Science • Finalist for the Presidential Award as “Math Teacher... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr

10:30am

656: Teach Problem Solving Strategies So ALL Succeed in Algebra
Examples of how teaching problem-solving strategies such as guess & check, look for subproblems, make a table, and use a manipulative to explore and learn algebra can enable all students in heterogeneous classrooms to engage and succeed.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580526

Speakers
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Judy Kysh

Professor, San Francisco State Univ


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance-Pueblo A

10:30am

612: Using Metacognition to Develop Growth Mindset
Explicitly teaching students to know when learning is occurring gives greater access to a growth mindset and deeper understanding of math. Link metacognition with growth mindset and take strategies/resources that can be embedded into your curriculum

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580658

Speakers
avatar for Nick Cannis

Nick Cannis

Professional Development Specialist, Moreno Valley USD
I was a math teacher at Moreno Valley High School for 9 years and now find myself helping teachers to better their craft. I have an interest in mindset and metacognition as a great influence in preparing all learners, no matter the age, for any situation he/she may experience. I believe... Read More →



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

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
avatar for Gina Barnes

Gina Barnes

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

Kim Webb

Mathematics Consultant, Tulare County Office of Education



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

10:30am

614: Math Ed Advocacy Strategies for Parents & Key Stakeholders
Learn strategies for identifying key messages, mathematics mythbusting and using social media, online resources & live presentations to effectively communicate deeper understanding of mathematics to parents and other key education stakeholders.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580660

Speakers
avatar for Marianne Smith

Marianne Smith

Independent contractor, Writer & consultant
Writer & communications consultant. Member of CMC, TODOS, and BSMARTE advocacy group in Sacramento. Began working in K-12 mathematics education in 1990's, (Veteran of the "Math wars"), managing issues & consulting with school districts implementing new mathematics curricula based... Read More →



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

10:30am

634: The CGI (Cognitive Guided Instruction) Classroom
CGI sparks a deeper understanding of math. We’ll show you what it looks like while covering all the standards. When you apply CGI, your classroom will have daily academic collaborative discourse! See how it all works using a variety of methods.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580670

Speakers
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Susan Tate

Teacher, Downey Unified School District
avatar for Julie Yearsley

Julie Yearsley

Math Specialist, Downey


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance-Chino B

10:30am

635: Sparking Algebraic Thinking and Problem Solving Without X’s
Strategies to develop algebraic thinking and to spark deeper understanding with problem solving will be shared. Attendees will be actively engaged with real-life problem solving that promotes algebraic thinking and solving for unknowns.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580671

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Donna Knoell

Dr. Donna Knoell

Educational Consultant
Dr. Donna L. Knoell is an esteemed, highly sought after speaker and educational and technology consultant who works with schools, districts, and teachers, to help them improve their instructional programs, with special emphasis on advancing achievement and engagement for Gifted and... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance-San Jacinto

10:30am

608: Practices Practices & More Practices—A Focus on Teaching
Empower your students to Think, Communicate, and Make Sense of Mathematics. Explore the connection between the Standards for Mathematical Practice, the Math Teaching Practices, and the 5 Practices for Orchestrating Productive Math Discussions.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580654

Speakers
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Donna Lione

Assistant Director, Student Welfare and Success, Temecula Valley Unified School District


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

10:30am

609: Make the Way: Student Agency Authority and Identity
How do Maker projects and lesson study spark deeper understanding of the role that students’ mathematical agency, authority, and identity (AAI) play in the classroom? Learn how we’ve been working with K–8 teachers to create powerful math classrooms.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580655

Speakers
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Joan Easterday

Coordinator, California Math Project
Lesson Study! CMC sponsored Jo Boaler course
BJ

Brent Jackson

Santa Rosa City Schools
San Diego Math Routines http://www.svmimac.org/images/Cristo_Rey_-_Middle_Level_Bank.pdf


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Renaissance-Chino A

1:14pm

799: REPEAT OF 453: Weapons of Math Instruction...APPSolutely
Learn how to integrate technology in a math classroom from a warm-up, through a lesson and formative assessment, to finishing with an Exit Ticket, all done electronically. Very cool stuff! Bring your device to experience it all.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580886

Speakers
SM

Stephen Morris

Teacher On Spec Assignment, Riverside Unified School District


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:14pm - 2:44pm
Renaissance-Ventura

1:15pm

702: The Whole Problem-Solving Process: Traversing Gaps Between Thinking Talking Writing and Typing
High-stakes tests are just one time we expect students to read a problem on the computer and then type an answer. It’s easy to lose sight of the phases involved in the process of producing a finished product. We’ll look at samples that highlight this issue and strategies to support moving from thinking to talking to writing to typing.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580698

Speakers
avatar for Annie Fetter

Annie Fetter

The Math Forum at NCTM
I'm the longest-tenured staff member of the Math Forum. I worked on the project that produced the first version of the Geometer's Sketchpad® dynamic mathematics software and was a consultant for Key Curriculum Press for many years. My current work focuses on the development of children's... Read More →



Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:44pm
Renaissance-Catalina

1:15pm

703: Equally Important as Real World: Proof and Reason
A lot of emphasis has been placed on mathematical modeling in the last few years. Explanation of mathematical reasoning is an equally important activity in mathematics and students should grow in their ability to explain their reasoning over their years in school. In this talk we investigate different ways to elicit mathematical reasoning from students at various grade levels and the standards for what constitutes a full explanation of reasoning at various grade bands on the Smarter Balanced exam.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580703

Speakers
avatar for Heather Dallas

Heather Dallas

Director/lecturer, UCLA Math


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:44pm
Renaissance-Andreas

1:15pm

704: Leadership and Classroom Pedagogy Leading to Student Proficiency for ALL in Mathematics
Teachers and teacher leaders must focus on both equity and excellence. This requires a paradigm shift to a leadership pedagogy, where equity and excellence are at the center of all efforts. This pedagogy includes the following knowledge, beliefs, and actions: mathematics content knowledge, equity, advocacy, and outcomes focused.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580699

Speakers
avatar for Susie Hakansson (TODOS: Mathematics for All)

Susie Hakansson (TODOS: Mathematics for All)

Immediate Past President, TODOS: Mathematics for ALL, TODOS: Mathematics for ALL
Dr. Susie W. Hakansson is President of TODOS: Mathematics for All. She taught high school mathematics, served as a faculty advisor for secondary pre-service students, and has 30 years of experience providing professional development to PreK-16 teachers of mathematics. She was Executive... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:44pm
Renaissance-San Jacinto

1:15pm

743: Teaching Students to Make Conjectures
Experience the thinking routine, Claim, Support, Question. Hear classroom examples of how to create a culture where students make conjectures. This routine creates a structure for rich classroom discourse and tool to make thinking visible.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580715

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Linder

Jeff Linder

Math Specialist, Montecito USD
Thinking Routines Problem Solving UCSB Mathemaics Project Number Talks



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

1:15pm

744: Sparking Deeper Understanding Through Real-World Problems
Using real-world problems helps ignite your students' higher level thinking. You will be provided with high interest, real-world problems where your students take what they've learned and apply it. Handouts will be provided to try first thing Monday.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580714

Speakers
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Rhonda McEntee

Math Coach, Saratoga USD


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Renaissance-Pueblo B

1:15pm

784: Interactive Review Games That Ignite the Spark
Reviewing for a summative assessment does not have to be the mundane "chapter review." The day before "test day" can be an opportunity for students to showcase their ability through my review games. Materials for implementation will be available.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580744

Speakers
avatar for Randall Hoffman

Randall Hoffman

Math Teacher, Saddleback Valley USD
I have been teaching Math for 40+ years. I enjoy all sports and participate in Volleyball, Tennis, and just recently Pickleball. My hobbies include watercolors (see pic background), backgammon, poker and chess.


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

1:15pm

785: Use Statistics to Understand the World Around You
Engage in a lesson that promotes classroom discussion using statistics to analyze city demographics. Then dig deeper into statistics as we work through topics on causation and correlation. Resources from the UCLA Curtis Center summer institute given.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580745

Speakers
avatar for Elyse McVerry

Elyse McVerry

High School Instructional Coach, Saddleback Valley USD
MN

Michael Nakamaye

Professor of Mathematics, University of New Mexico


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

1:15pm

758: Ignite Algebra with Activities and Assessment
In this interactive session, participants will explore hands-on activities, utilizing technology that make it possible for students to learn, practice, and discover mathematics, which enable students to be successful on the End-of-Course assessment.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580730

Speakers
avatar for Veronica Carlson

Veronica Carlson

Math Teacher, Glendale UHSD
avatar for Kim Thomas

Kim Thomas

Math Teacher and Title I Coordinator, Moon Valley HS/Glendale UHSD
I am a high school math teacher in Arizona, an AYA Math NBCT, and a T3 National Instructor. I am passionate about teaching with technology to promote student understanding and exploration of mathematics.


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr

1:15pm

759: 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: 580731

Speakers
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Javier Garcia

Mathematics Specialist, Tulare COE


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Renaissance-Santa Rosa

1:15pm

722: Sparking Deeper Understanding through Subitizing Games
Subitizing, “or instantly seeing how many,” sparks the deeper understanding of numbers needed to build mathematical literacy. In this interactive workshop, teachers will “make and take” highly engaging subitizing games to play in class on Monday!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580705

Speakers
avatar for Kelly Ann Sassone

Kelly Ann Sassone

Kindergarten Teacher, Da Vinci Schools
Hi there! Thank you for your interest in my workshop! I hope to see you there! I'm incredibly passionate about children developing a conceptual understanding of math concepts and believe that games and number talks are the best avenue for doing this! I've taught sixth grade, fifth... Read More →



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

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

844: True or False? 4 hundreds + 14 tens > 50 + 400
Not your typical grade 4 inequality, but an inequality with a high degree of imprecision is fair game per the SBAC Item Specifications. Join us and learn how unwrapping the Claim 1 Item Specs helped us think "smarter" about teaching and learning.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580762

Speakers
avatar for Daniel  Kim

Daniel Kim

Principal, Los Angeles Unified School District
Daniel Kim is a principal at 3rd Street Elementary in Los Angeles Unified School District. A former coordinator of mathematics for Local District West and the Intensive Support and Innovation Center of LAUSD, Dan has been timed multiplication test free for 5 years...
LS

Lisa Saldivar

Los Angeles Unified School District


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

3:15pm

887: Creating Connections for Struggling Learners of Algebra
Having difficultly creating logical connections for struggling students in Algebra? Come and learn how to use consistent strategies with students to connect linear, quadratic, and exponential functions.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580780

Speakers
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Al Rabanera

Fullerton Joint Union High School District
AT

Armandina Turner

Fullerton Joint Union High School District


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

3:15pm

890: Developing an Understanding of Sampling Variability
Understanding sampling variability is critical to understanding statistical inference, but is often first introduced late in the course. This session considers activities that introduce the concept early and revisit it at various points in the course.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580781

Speakers
avatar for Roxy Peck

Roxy Peck

Cal Poly



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

3:15pm

857: Two-Way Frequency Tables: Teaching a New Statistics Standard
Come investigate patterns of association in bivariate categorical data by creating/interpreting two-way tables! You’ll deepen your understanding of new statistics content in this engaging workshop and leave with conceptually driven lesson resources.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580771

Speakers
avatar for Chase Orton

Chase Orton

PD Facilitator and Curriculum Writer, Center for Mathematics and Teaching
I'm passionate about helping promote student engagement in the math classroom. I work with teachers to help them find ways they can breathe more life into math curriculum by creating a classroom culture of inquiry, collaboration, and exploration.


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

3:15pm

858: Magic Tricks Teaching Pre-Algebra and Algebra
New magic-based explorations and multiple representations require mathematical thinking and develop deeper understanding. Topics: algebraic thinking, number lines, visual representations, data analysis and probability. Fun!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580779

Speakers
IG

Ivona Grzegorczyk

Professor of Mathematics, California State University


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

3:15pm

859: Building Classroom Culture: Restorative Justice and Circles
It’s relationships that make our students want to perform. The quick end of class question. The deeper outside of class conversation. This session gives educators a model for building positive relationships using Restorative Justice and Circles.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580773

Speakers
avatar for Anne Schwartz

Anne Schwartz

Teacher, DLA
I'm an 11th-year teacher interested in working to make our district better for kids.


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

3:15pm

833: Supporting ELs’ Problem Solving and Understanding
Attending to a multi-modal environment to support language acquisition gives ELs tools and experiences that affect mathematical understanding and increase number and operational sense. Problem-solving tools and strategies are immediately applicable.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580759

Speakers
avatar for Nora Ramirez

Nora Ramirez

Executive Director, TODOS: Mathematics for ALL


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

3:15pm

808: Engaging and Interactive Math Parent Nights
Parent misconceptions? Reduce anxiety re the shift to common core for parents at home with this tried and proven recipe for presenting successful math parent nights. We will model the flow of an evening with the parent (you) experiencing the math.

Presentation: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzIZnpFEwlUqWFQwNmkwb1hyRmc/view?usp=sharing

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580747

Speakers
avatar for Eric Shulman

Eric Shulman

TOSA High School Math, Irvine USD
Eric has worked at IUSD for the past 23 years. While he enjoyed his valuable experience working at the district office as a Teacher on Special Assignment, he is excited to be back in his role at UNI with the students. His role as a PLC Facilitator/Coach has been enriching and engaging... Read More →



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

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
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Veroncia Ernandes

Aspire Public Schools
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Rebecca Horwitz

Aspire Public Schools


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

3:15pm

828: Going Deep for Understanding Place Value!
Kim Sutton will take on going deep to understand place value for primary learners. Let's create classroom routines including songs, dances, and hands-on activities that help students develop strong number sense! Participants will love the handout!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580751

Speakers
avatar for Kim Sutton

Kim Sutton

Educational Consultant, Creative Mathematics
Kim Sutton has been an elementary educator for more than 40 years, having taught primary, intermediate, and upper grades. Kim has won many honors and had many exciting experiences: • Mentor Teacher in Mathematics and Science • Finalist for the Presidential Award as “Math Teacher... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Renaissance-Mojave Lrng Ctr

3:15pm

829: 15 Problem Types? Helping Students Make Sense of Operations
The Common Core requires that students can solve 15 different types of addition and subtraction problems by the end of grade 2. We will look at student work as a lens to spark deeper understanding of the variety of problems students engage with.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580755

Speakers
avatar for Astrid Fossum

Astrid Fossum

Mathematics Assessment Specialist, Student Achievement Partners
Astrid Fossum supports Student Achievement Partner’s mathematics and assessment initiatives in her role as Mathematics Assessment Specialist. Astrid brings over 18 years of experience in mathematics teaching and administration, starting with 10 years as an elementary and middle... Read More →
avatar for Marni Greenstein

Marni Greenstein

Student Achievement Partners


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