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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


281: AP Calculus—My Favorite Class!
Participants get motivational strategies for success in AP Calculus, review tips & tricks on building a successful AP program, explore ways to make their program and class exciting, and learn strategies to help ensure student success on the AP exam.


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Howard Alcosser

Diamond Bar HS
Using my experience as an College Board AP Calculus Consultant and a Diamond Bar High School teacher, participants will gain strategies for better student engagement and a deeper understanding through motivation, multiple representations, and other instructional models leading them... Read More →

Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hard Rock-Roxy


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.


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Nate Goza

Teacher, Math for America Los Angeles
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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


284: AP Calculus: Connecting and Developing Math Practices
College Board recently updated the AP Calculus courses, which debut in 2016. The workshop will focus on how the Mathematical Practices for AP Calculus connect to exam items and how teachers can support students in the development of these Practices.



Gail Burrill

Michigan State Univ

Benjamin Hedrick

College Board

Friday November 4, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
PSCC-Mesquite F
Saturday, November 5


686: Tech Skills for Student Success on the AP Calculus Exam
AP Calculus is a course that requires a variety of technology resources for student visualization and exploration. This session explores calculator-active AP Calculus questions and TI-Nspire user skills to complete them.


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Veronica Carlson

Math Teacher, Glendale UHSD
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Kim Thomas

Math Teacher and Title I Coordinator, Moon Valley HS/Glendale UHSD
I am a high school math teacher in Arizona, an AYA Math NBCT, and a T3 National Instructor. I am passionate about teaching with technology to promote student understanding and exploration of mathematics.

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