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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

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

1:30pm

383: Digging Into Mathematical Modeling (Insect Classification)
We will look deeply at a single mathematical modeling challenge. Different student approaches will be considered as participants experience the cycle of modeling. Basic data analysis is used to distinguish two species of biting insects.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580538

Speakers
avatar for Dan Teague

Dan Teague

Instructor of Mathematics, NC School of Science and Mathematics
I have been an Instructor of Mathematics at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics since 1982, and have taught mathematical modeling at NCSSM since 1986. I am currently a member of the Board of Directors of NCTM and previously served on the Board of Governors of the... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
PSCC-Mesquite B

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
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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
 
Saturday, November 5
 

8:30am

585: Digging Into Mathematical Modeling (Insect Classification)
We will look deeply at a single mathematical modeling challenge. Different student approaches will be considered as participants experience the cycle of modeling. Basic data analysis is used to distinguish two species of biting insects.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580640

Speakers
avatar for Dan Teague

Dan Teague

Instructor of Mathematics, NC School of Science and Mathematics
I have been an Instructor of Mathematics at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics since 1982, and have taught mathematical modeling at NCSSM since 1986. I am currently a member of the Board of Directors of NCTM and previously served on the Board of Governors of the... Read More →


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