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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


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.


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Kim Morchower

Demonstration Teacher, UCLA Lab School

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


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.


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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.
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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


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.


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Dinah Brown

Coordinator of Curriculum and Instruction

Joan Case

Professional Development Provider- CGI

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


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.


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Melissa Canham

Math TOSA, Downey USD
Math teacher leader, CGI trainer and enthusiast, UCLA instructor, and above all, a mother to one amazing daughter.
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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