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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

143: Buddy Teachers + Buddy Classrooms = Math Success
Come with your teaching partner from primary and learn the best fact fluency games for cross-graded settings. For older students it deepens their math understanding as they teach K–2 students. Everyone practices! A win/win. Gameboards provided.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580422

Speakers
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Jane Felling

Educator, Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks
Jane is co-author of the award winning Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks series and has been doing workshops in the area of games as a teaching strategy for over 25 years. She has conducted workshops across North America for K - 8 contracts and has been a featured speaker at the National... Read More →
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Eliza Sorte-Thomas

Director, Northwest Montana Educational Cooperative
I love Math games, Math sketchnoting (visual notetaking), Math fluency, Math vocabulary, Singapore Math strategies, and so much more! Flair pens and gel pens make me giddy!


Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hilton-Horizon I

8:30am

185: Deepening Algebraic Thinking and Understanding
Learn strategies to help students make coherent connections and deepen their conceptual understanding. Hand-outs will be provided that teachers can use to help students retain the concepts and skills to improve their mathematical growth mindset.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580441

Speakers
AR

Al Rabanera

Fullerton Joint Union High School District
AT

Armandina Turner

Fullerton Joint Union High School District



Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
PSCC-Mesquite E

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
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Kristian Quiocho

Elementary Teacher, 146723-EWE


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

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
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Julie Joseph

Math Consultant, Tulare County Office of Education



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

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
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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

221: Making Sense of Addition & Subtraction Through Literature
Revisit favorite children’s books with an eye towards addition and subtraction structures. Deepen student understanding of these operations by placing them in familiar contexts and considering multiple representations.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580453

Speakers
avatar for Sara Delano Moore

Sara Delano Moore

Director of Professional Learning, ORIGO Education
Sara Delano Moore, Ph.D. is the Director of Professional Learning and Chair of the Mathematics Advisory Board at ORIGO Education. An experienced teacher and nationally recognized speaker, her work emphasizes the power of deep understanding and multiple representations for learning... Read More →


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

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
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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

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
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Kelly Nelson

Instructional Coach, Snowline Joint Unified School District



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

3:30pm

420: Accessible Problem Solving for ALL K–2 Students
Deepen your understanding of problem solving to ensure it is accessible to ALL students. Language is often a barrier, so it is vital to adjust our instruction. Through video clips, participants will learn practical, research-informed strategies.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580552

Speakers
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Susie Katt

K-2 Mathematics Coordinator, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE
TZ

Tara Zuspan

Instructional Coach, Lincoln Public Schools


Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hilton-Horizon II
 
Saturday, November 5
 

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

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
avatar for Mary Dickerson

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

10:30am

625: To Number Bonds...And Beyond!
The way students construct meaning with addition and subtraction in K–2 will have a significant impact for their learning beyond whole numbers. Learn strategies and representations that will enrich student understanding of these crucial concepts!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580666

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Moffett

Jennifer Moffett

Math Consultant, Consultant
Jennifer Moffett began her career in education as a middle grades mathematics teacher in Yucaipa, CA. With a passion for mathematics and teaching, she is committed to helping teachers use strategies to make student learning achievable. Following her years in the classroom, Jen went... Read More →
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Jill Schwartz

Cucamonga School District


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree A