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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

183: 5 Fantastic Activities for Stats
Great activities for CC and AP Stats. This interactive session will provide participants with classroom-ready materials. These activities are engaging and ensure that students have a deeper understanding of statistical ideas.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580438

Speakers
avatar for Jared Derksen

Jared Derksen

Teacher Specialist, Mathematics, Chaffey JUHSD



Friday November 4, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hard Rock-Roxy One

1:30pm

380: Making Sense of Inference for Sampling and Experiments
In this session, we will examine the issues that make confidence intervals and significance tests so difficult for students. Then we’ll discuss strategies to help spark students’ deeper understanding of inference questions on the AP Statistics exam.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580536

Speakers
avatar for Daren Starnes

Daren Starnes

Math Department Chair, The Lawrenceville School
The Lawrenceville School



Friday November 4, 2016 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Hard Rock-Roxy

3:30pm

480: Mastering AP Statistics Multiple-Choice Questions
The multiple-choice section of the AP Statistics exam counts for 50% of a student’s score. In this session, we’ll explore strategies and resources that can help spark students’ deeper understanding of multiple-choice questions.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580592

Speakers
avatar for Daren Starnes

Daren Starnes

Math Department Chair, The Lawrenceville School
The Lawrenceville School



Friday November 4, 2016 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Hard Rock-Roxy
 
Saturday, November 5
 

8:30am

580: AP Stats 2016 Walk Thru
Let's take a careful look at all six problems from last May's exam, guided by an experienced AP grader. We will examine sample student papers and learning points from the rubrics.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580636

Speakers
avatar for Jared Derksen

Jared Derksen

Teacher Specialist, Mathematics, Chaffey JUHSD



Saturday November 5, 2016 8:30am - 10:00am
Hilton-Palm Canyon

10:30am

680: Sparking Deeper Understanding with Simulations in Statistics
Simulations allow students to understand the logic of statistical inference without high-level formulas. In this session we'll explore strategies to engage students with physical simulations that lead to simulations with (free!) technology.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580687

Speakers
avatar for Jason Molesky

Jason Molesky

Apple Education Development Executive, Lakeville Area Public Schools
My goal? Simple...To facilitate change in the educational system through dynamic leadership, engaging professional development, innovative resource development, and a commitment to the continuous improvement process. My description? Simple...turbonerd & datageek.
avatar for Douglas Tyson

Douglas Tyson

Teacher, Central York SD
I'm a former Mathematics teacher who is now a Statistics teacher. Teaching Statistics is my passion, but I also like growing tomatoes, making snow, and scuba diving. Jelly Belly jelly beans are my Kryptonite.



Saturday November 5, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Hilton-Palm Canyon

3:15pm

880: What If? Structured Questioning for Understanding
Structured questioning can develop conceptual understanding and enhance communications skills in AP and CCSS Statistics. Utilizing an inferential questioning format for activities and assessments deepens understanding in any mathematics classroom.

EVALUATION POLL CODE: 580785

Speakers
avatar for Jason Molesky

Jason Molesky

Apple Education Development Executive, Lakeville Area Public Schools
My goal? Simple...To facilitate change in the educational system through dynamic leadership, engaging professional development, innovative resource development, and a commitment to the continuous improvement process. My description? Simple...turbonerd & datageek.
avatar for Douglas Tyson

Douglas Tyson

Teacher, Central York SD
I'm a former Mathematics teacher who is now a Statistics teacher. Teaching Statistics is my passion, but I also like growing tomatoes, making snow, and scuba diving. Jelly Belly jelly beans are my Kryptonite.


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