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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

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

10:30am

264: Guiding Students to Those Aha Moments Without the Ughh!
It’s not funny giving away the punch line of a joke before telling the joke. The same goes for teaching math. Come learn how to help students discover the “punch line” of a lesson through guided discovery activities. Ready-to-use handouts provided.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580472

Speakers
avatar for Ivan Cheng

Ivan Cheng

Professor, CSU Northridge
I am passionate about helping teachers be effective with ALL of their students through the use of guided discovery learning activities.



Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hilton-Tapestry

10:30am

267: Meaningful Teaching of Integers Expressions and Equations
Best ways to represent integers, expressions, and equations. Strategies for teaching these concepts meaningfully to students who are 2+ years behind.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580475

Speakers
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guillermo mendieta

pictorial mathematics


Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
PSCC-Mesquite H

10:30am

231: Using Questioning to Spark Deeper Understanding
Questioning can be a powerful tool! By engaging all learners in conversations and discourse, it can be the catalyst to a student-centered classroom. Participants will leave with strategies that will help improve all aspects of instruction.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580457

Speakers
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Gohar Hamo

Los Angeles Unified School District
avatar for Matthieu Hamo

Matthieu Hamo

Elementary Math Specialist, Glenoaks ES
Have taught grades 3 -8 over 16-year career. Now I am a math coach for grades TK - 6.



Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hilton-Plaza D

3:30pm

484: Look Who's Talking! Mathematics Discourse in the Classroom
Go beyond checking for understanding! Participate in several student interaction strategies that promote student discourse and provide students with deeper understanding. Walk away with something that can be immediately implemented in the classroom.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580597

Speakers
avatar for Esmeralda Orozco

Esmeralda Orozco

Math Teacher/Curriculum Specialist, Bonita Vista HS



Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
PSCC-Mesquite F
 
Saturday, November 5
 

8:30am

512: Starting A Math Fight
You have a wealth of free resources available to you and a breadth of people who are willing to help. Join us for a session that will get students arguing, thinking, and challenging the way that they think about math.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580626

Speakers
avatar for John Stevens

John Stevens

Chaffey JUHSD
John is an instructional math and technology coach in Southern California. He is the author of Table Talk Math and co-author of The Classroom Chef, blogs about his passions at http://fishing4tech.com, and would love to create more opportunities for kids to love mathematics.


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
PSCC-Mesquite G

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

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.
avatar for Glenda Martinez

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

763: Revolutionize Your Class One Open-Ended Question at a Time
Wouldn't it be great to see ALL of your students asking each other great questions throughout a lesson? In this session, participants will dive into problems, as they find an innovative way to get their students to ask each other great questions.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580736

Speakers
avatar for Steven Krolikowski

Steven Krolikowski

Math Dept. Chair/PLC Lead/Teacher, Downey Unified School District
I have been teaching math for 23 years now. In the past 4 years, I have worked closely with the Smarter Balanced Consortium and the California Dept. of Education writing and reviewing problem-based resources. Currently, I am writing the 6th Grade Math Test-Prep book for Barron's... Read More →



Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Hilton-Plaza A