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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

140: Deepen Fractional Thinking Within a Blended 'Learning Pit'
Participants will experience "go deep" learning that provides language and tools to "grapple" with Fractions and Operations. Presenters will model whole-class learning with built-in differentiation. BYOD to access "smart not hard" online lessons!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580419

Speakers
avatar for UMathX byNeufeld

UMathX byNeufeld

President/Sr. Author, Neufeld Learning Systems Inc./Thames Schools
UMathX by Neufeld, 10th version of Understanding Math, is a browser based, multifunctional, k to Alg1 learning system used within a teacher led whole class lesson to an environment where students work individually or in small groups on computer led or off computer activities. UMathX... Read More →


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

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

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
JF

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 →
avatar for Eliza  Sorte-Thomas

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

144: Sparking Deeper Understanding of Fractions for Every Student
Speaker will offer strategies and tools to develop deep understanding of fractions, focusing on fractions as numbers, equivalent fractions, operations with fractions, and decimal notation. She will engage attendees with real-world fraction problems.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580423

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 →


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

8:30am

145: Counting Collections: Developing Number Sense with Fractions
Counting complex collections in the upper grades enriches and deepens our work in developing number concepts and key mathematical properties. This session will focus on why we devote time out of our full math curriculum to count with older students.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580426

Speakers
avatar for Kim Morchower

Kim Morchower

Demonstration Teacher, UCLA Lab School


Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hilton-Plaza C

10:30am

200: Rigorous Teaching and Learning—Sparking Students’ Passions
Rigor in mathematics classrooms should be the foundation for engaging students in high-quality teaching and learning. Find out what rigor in math classrooms is all about. Then experience how your passion for math can fuel students’ passion for learning and succeeding in life.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580385

Speakers
avatar for Lee Stiff

Lee Stiff

North Carolina State Univ


Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 11:59am
PSCC-Primrose B

10:30am

240: Parent Voice and Knowledge in the Elementary Math Classroom
Help students understand the CCSSM through parent involvement. Experience how we engaged parents in math lessons and school sessions that correspond to CC. Take lessons and ideas ready to implement.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580459

Speakers
AM

Armando Martinez-Cruz

Professor, CSU Fullerton


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

10:30am

241: Station Teaching in Action: Unpacking Meaning of Fraction
Participants will actively engage in station teaching activities to unpack CCSS fraction progressions about meaning of fraction. Stations will allow engagement with various manipulatives to unpack linear, area, & discrete representations of fraction.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580460

Speakers
avatar for Bridget Druken

Bridget Druken

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education, CSU Fullerton
Mathematics knowledge and understanding for teaching, lesson study
avatar for Alison Marzocchi

Alison Marzocchi

CSU Fullerton



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

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

1:30pm

340: Involve ALL in Meaningful Algebraic Thinking Experiences
Provide a solid base for future algebra success by engaging students in algebraic thinking as they work with the 4 basic operations. Build deeper understanding of equalities, variables, & patterns. Differentiate tasks for independent task time.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580513

Speakers
avatar for Cook Marcy

Cook Marcy

math consultant, Independent


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

1:30pm

341: IGNITE Your Math Class with MATH TALKS!
Math Talks are one of the most sure fire ways to IGNITE your math class. In this fast-paced session you will experience first hand how to SPARK your students' conceptual understanding. You'll leave ready to try some first thing Monday morning!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580514

Speakers
RM

Rhonda McEntee

Math Coach, Saratoga USD


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

1:30pm

342: Understanding the Scale Factor
Come explore the prior math skills needed to teach this concept and deepen your understanding of what scaling means. We will engage in real-world problems and view multimedia resources that promote discussions and lead to deeper understanding.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580515

Speakers
avatar for Meg Hearn

Meg Hearn

LearnZillion
avatar for Anita Williams

Anita Williams

Palm Springs Unified School District


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

1:30pm

343: Mathematics a Verb?!
Context matters: Think, Move, Construct. Learn how to use children’s natural curiosity to engage them in deep mathematical thinking around real-life contexts. Examples from both Dual Language and English-only classroom projects will be shared.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580516

Speakers
avatar for Rebecca Heneise

Rebecca Heneise

Dual Language Demonstration Teacher, UCLA
I was born in Idaho and raised in Nicaragua and Chile. My interests are teaching and learning in more than one language. I have been an elementary teacher for ten years and I have taught in public schools, charter schools, and currently at the UCLA Lab School.
avatar for Rosángela  Viera

Rosángela Viera

Demonstration Teacher - 5th and 6th grade, UCLA Lab School
Rosángela is a motivated teacher who always puts children at the center of her work. She focuses on meeting the academic, social and emotional needs of her students. Her passions include teaching Mathematics through CGI philosophy, using Inquiry to engage in Science and Social Studies... Read More →



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

1:30pm

344: Catching Students Up on Fractions Without Reteaching
How can we address student learning gaps without reteaching? This session sparks deeper understanding of how the coherent progression in grades 3–5 fractions can be used to address learning gaps without reteaching content of prior grades.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580517

Speakers
avatar for Barbara Beske

Barbara Beske

Student Achievement Partners
Join our Core Advocate Network @ www.bitly.com/joincoreadvocates. @beske3 @achievethecore



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

1:30pm

345: Thinking Critically About Math: Comparing and Connecting
We will look at instructional practices that allow all students to connect and discuss mathematical ideas and representations in order to develop a deeper understanding.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580518

Speakers
avatar for Anna Scharfeld

Anna Scharfeld

Santa Barbara USD
Anna Scharfeld has had an interest in mathematics since before majoring in the subject at Northwestern University, and now has a passion for working with teachers to provide students with opportunities to engage in problem solving while appreciating the beauty and creativity in the... Read More →



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

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

3:30pm

440: Connect Multiple Representations: Make Sense of Computation
Rich mathematics classrooms link teacher practices (Use and Connect Mathematical Representations) to student ones (Reasoning Quantitatively and Abstractly). Explore how to approach multi-digit multiplication with a variety of representational tools.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580560

Speakers
avatar for Virginia Bastable

Virginia Bastable

Mount Holyoke College, retired
I am an author of the Developing Mathematical Ideas Professional Development Materials now being published in new editions from NCTM. I am particularly interested in helping school system leaders learn to use the DMI materials to run seminars in their own sites. Recent work includes... Read More →


Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hard Rock-Palladium South

3:30pm

442: An Expanded Role for Equations
Student video will introduce us to a new role for equations. We will examine 4 categories of equations that can help children build on their understanding of fraction quantities and their relationships.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580562

Speakers
avatar for Dinah Brown

Dinah Brown

Coordinator of Curriculum and Instruction
JC

Joan Case

Professional Development Provider- CGI


Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hilton-Plaza B

3:30pm

443: Spark Connections and Deepen Number Flexibility with Games!
Build strong number sense with deliberate use of standards-based games building number flexibility that all students can access. Engaging games for fractions, place value, & all operations are used to differentiate instruction & formatively assess.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580563

Speakers
avatar for Nancy McGuire-Paulson

Nancy McGuire-Paulson

teacher, San Marcos USD



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

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
 
Saturday, November 5
 

8:30am

540: Fractions Don't Have to Be Frustrating
How can I help students understand fractions? Come see how using manipulatives can help students understand fraction concepts. Discover why they are a powerful tool. Ideas will be shared for equivalence, ordering, and operations with fractions!

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580621

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!


Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Roxy

8:30am

541: Beyond Invert & Multiply: Make Sense of Fraction Computation
Students often struggle with fraction computation. We’ll focus on "fraction sense," to help students understand fractions as numbers and learn to compute accurately, efficiently, and with understanding. Video from classrooms will be shared.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580622

Speakers
avatar for Julie McNamara

Julie McNamara

Assistant Professor, CSU East Bay



Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Woodstock Three

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

10:30am

640: Personalized Learning with Technology
Blended learning, with its mix of technology and traditional face-to-face instruction, is a powerful approach to provide customized education for all students.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580672

Speakers
avatar for Kara  Granger

Kara Granger

Grades 5-12 Consultant


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Palladium South

10:30am

641: Talk Number to Me: Fraction Number Strings
We will give 3rd–5th grade teachers strategies to build fraction sense via Number String mini-lessons. Our 10-minute lessons use mathematical models like the Ratio Table and the Number Line which are rich in context and number relationships.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580675

Speakers
avatar for Christina Lincoln-Moore

Christina Lincoln-Moore

Assistant Principal, Los Angeles USD
Christina Lincoln-Moore is an innovative Constructivist educational leader who is tenacious and profoundly dedicated to mindful project-based learning to engender formidable mathematics identities. She taught for LAUSD from 1996 until 2014. She is currently an Assistant Principal... Read More →



Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Roxy Two

10:30am

642: Number Lines for Place Value Fractions Decimals & Percent
This hand-on session focuses on using 0–100 number lines as manipulatives which provide students a strong visual reference. Number lines are excellent for deepening the understanding of place value, fraction, decimal, and percent concepts.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580673

Speakers
avatar for John Felling

John Felling

Co-owner/Author, Box Cars And One-Eyed Jacks
John is an internationally recognized speaker in the area of both math and literacy. Before consulting and authoring for Box Cars and One-Eyed Jacks John was an administrator for over 25 years with the Black Gold School Division in Leduc. John has been a featured speaker an the ASCD... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Woodstock Two

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

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

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

741: Building Measurement Lessons While Moving Full STEAM Ahead
Research reveals measurement to be an oft forgotten domain. We begin with a history of metric measure, and then explore activities and tools to build meaningful lessons. Attendees will leave ready to integrate measurement into their STEAM curriculum.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580713

Speakers
avatar for Laura LaBelle

Laura LaBelle

Owner, Big Red Products & Consulting
From writing curriculum to speaking at conferences, and working in schools with staff development and data analysis (CAASPP and PARCC), math has become my specialty with the often forgotten domains being my focus. Currently, much of my time is taken up with the domain of measurement... Read More →
avatar for Gregg Nelsen

Gregg Nelsen

Big Red Educational Products, LLC
We are experienced consultants having worked with local districts in the Inland Empire. We have also presented at state, regional, and national conferences. In the past year we have presented at the Arizona Association of Teachers of Mathematics (AATM) in September at Arizona State... Read More →


Saturday November 5, 2016 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Hard Rock-Roxy

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
RM

Rhonda McEntee

Math Coach, Saratoga USD


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

3:15pm

841: Promoting Discourse and Conceptual Understanding
Experience how to promote discourse to assist students with problem-solving techniques. Multiplication/division concepts and standards for whole numbers using 3-dimensional materials, 2-dimensional representations, and mental models will be explored.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580763

Speakers
avatar for Paula Muehler

Paula Muehler

Curriculum Specialist, Math Learning Center
Bridges Math Curriculum and Intervention published by Math Learning Center



Saturday November 5, 2016 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Hilton-Tapestry

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

849: What Do You Mean 'Let Them Have FUN?'
Good-bye NCLB and a-page-a-day. Hello interesting, challenging, intriguing, complex and FUN! Tangrams will develop special thinking and build a deeper understanding of perimeter and area with these FUN SMP-embedded activities for all students.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580765

Speakers
PB

Pat Ballew

Burbank USD (retired), Burbank USD


Saturday November 5, 2016 3:15pm - 4:45pm
PSCC-Mesquite A