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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
 

10:30am

283: Increasing Access to AP Calculus with Vertical Planning
We have designed a two-year scenario-based curriculum that has helped double AP Calculus enrollment at our school. We will share tasks and strategies that build conceptual understanding and confidence in students long before they get to Calculus.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580481

Speakers
avatar for Nate Goza

Nate Goza

Teacher, Math for America Los Angeles
avatar for Liem Tran

Liem Tran

Nate's Special Friend, Math for America Los Angeles
I'm a high school teacher in South Los Angeles. I am a Math for America Master Teacher Fellow. And I am a new father.



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

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

354: Looking Deeper: the Interplay Between Math Tech and Art
Participants will experiment with the free and easy-to-use software, GeoGebra, to “play” with mathematical topics. Examples include golden triangles, geometric transformations, and creating mosaics to tile your classroom floor.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580529

Speakers
BC

Bryant Cooper

California State University, Northridge
KE

Kellie Evans

California State University, Northridge


Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
PSCC-Smoke Tree D

1:30pm

331: Code Code Code Your Bot Gently Down The STEAM!
In this fun hands-on session learn the basics of coding and how easy it is to code robots. You don't need to be a computer scientist to learn coding—we're not! You just have to start. Learn Basic unplugged and plugged coding skills to use tomorrow.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580510

Speakers
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 →
avatar for Tracy Ramont

Tracy Ramont

Tracy Ramont, Fullerton School District
I am a 5th grade teacher at an Apple Distinguished Program School. For the past 28 years I have worked at a Title One school, dealing with the challenge of meeting the needs of a diverse population of learners. I began working with technology in 2009, when we adopted a 1:1 iPod program... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Hilton-Tapestry

3:30pm

483: Stretching the Truth and Shifting the Blame
An important standard in the Function Strand is Building Functions from Existing Functions. We will share a series of scenario-based tasks that promote conceptual understanding of Function Transformation.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580596

Speakers
avatar for Nate Goza

Nate Goza

Teacher, Math for America Los Angeles
avatar for Liem Tran

Liem Tran

Nate's Special Friend, Math for America Los Angeles
I'm a high school teacher in South Los Angeles. I am a Math for America Master Teacher Fellow. And I am a new father.



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

10:29am

684: Create Deep Understanding of Trig with the Unit Circle
In this session, we will explore an alternative way to introduce trigonometry in Geometry by using the Unit Circle. We will look at current research and a history of teaching trig to create a deeper understanding of trigonometry for students.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580691

Speakers
avatar for Jon Southam

Jon Southam

Sonoma Valley Unified
Math, Music, and Computers


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:29am - 11:59am
PSCC-Mesquite B