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Welcome to the 55th Annual CMC-South Conference in fabulous Palm Springs!

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Friday, October 24
 

8:30am

180 - Mathematical Modeling - Problem Solving in Action!
Limited Capacity seats available

Experience mathematical modeling activities with a focus on enhancing student competence in problem solving. Activities include fitting, interpreting, and comparing models for real data and using two-way tables to describe and interpret survey data.
Evaluation Poll Code: 40000 

Speakers
BG

Betty Gasque

Mathematics Consultant, Retired Mathematics Teacher, Mathematics Consultant


Friday October 24, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Smoke Tree A PSCC

8:30am

190 - Taylor Series: A Beautiful Story Behind a Most Dreaded Topic
Limited Capacity seats available

Explore a carefully built progression of problem solving activities for the "Sequences and Series" topic in AP Calculus BC that starts in PreCalculus and is woven into the entire BC course. Visualize and animate series using Desmos for understanding.
Evaluation Poll Code: 39999 



Friday October 24, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Plaza A Hilton

8:30am

191 - Calculus Before Calculus
Limited Capacity seats available

Why wait until calculus to have students explore topics such as optimization and rates of change? With technology and carefully written problems, students can grasp concepts before seeing them formally in a calculus class.
Evaluation Poll Code: 40004 

Speakers


Friday October 24, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Plaza B Hilton

8:30am

101 - How Old is the Shepherd?
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how implementing real-world problem-based lessons and higher depth of knowledge questions help students develop deeper understandings and make sense of mathematics while avoiding becoming mindless math robots. Leave with free online resources.
Evaluation Poll Code: 39759

Speakers
avatar for Robert Kaplinsky

Robert Kaplinsky

Downey USD
I am a secondary math teacher specialist in Downey USD. I share lessons and ideas on math education at robertkaplinsky.com. I am also the co-founder of openmiddle.com. You can follow me on Twitter, Facebook, or Pinterest at @robertkaplinsky.


Friday October 24, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Primrose A PSCC
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8:30am

137 - Transforming Mathematical Practices into Action
Limited Capacity seats available

Explore classroom videos that capture students engaged in the Math Practices in action and discuss transforming teacher moves and meaningful tasks that support this engagement. This session is appropriate for teachers, coaches, and administrators.
Evaluation Poll Code: 39821 

Speakers
avatar for Julie Dixon

Julie Dixon

Professor and Author, University of Central Florida
Juli Dixon is professor of mathematics education at the University of Central Florida (UCF). She coordinates the award-winning Lockheed Martin/UCF Academy Master of Education in K–8 Mathematics and Science and the PhD in Mathematics Education. Dr. Dixon is focused on improving teachers... Read More →



Friday October 24, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Santa Rosa Renaissance
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8:30am

143 - Engineering a Number Line – a Common Core unit for all ages
Limited Capacity seats available

The 2013 runner-up Rosenthal Prize project serves the Common Core problem-solving practices using constructions as an entrée to geometry and numeracy. Participants will complete the project, building confidence and competence as they build a line.
Evaluation Poll Code: 39870 

Speakers
BF

Brent Ferguson

The Lawrenceville School
Ask me for a copy of my compilation of favorite mathy books. I'll have plenty with me throughout the weekend. : ) | | I've taught for 20+ years in all HS course levels, in public and private, East coast and west, all-boys and coed. I now teach lots of Calculus and grade AP exams... Read More →



Friday October 24, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Primrose C PSCC

8:30am

144 - Promoting Mathematical Discourse: Mystery Bags, Speed Dating
Limited Capacity seats available

You will see, hear, and experience activities that engage diverse students in authentic mathematical discourse. Mystery Bags, Math Speed Dating, and Culturally Relevant Contexts have motivated students to “talk math” and deepen their understanding.
Evaluation Poll Code: 39867 

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Mark Ellis

Dr. Mark Ellis

Professor, CSU Fullerton
Mark Ellis taught mathematics in grades 6-12 in northern California public schools for six years, becoming a National Board Certified Teacher in 1999. Mark is an author of Reimagining the Mathematics Classroom: Creating and Sustaining Productive Learning Environments from the National... Read More →
avatar for Susanna Meza

Susanna Meza

Mathematics Teacher, Valadez Middle School


CMC 2014 pptx

Friday October 24, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Primrose D PSCC

8:30am

152 - Polynomials, Logarithms and Trigonometric Functions
Limited Capacity seats available

Construct polynomials using an online program then calculate other parts for the polynomials. For logarithms, construct a straw flute; use a downloaded app on iphone to measure decibels (db). Students graph each of the six trigonometric functions.
Evaluation Poll Code: 39877 

Speakers
avatar for Anna Kwak

Anna Kwak

Secondary Math Instructional Specialist, Azusa USD


Friday October 24, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Andreas Renaissance

8:30am

153 - Merging the 'Bookends' of STEM: Science and math
Limited Capacity seats available

The integration of math and science should be a natural thing. Simple but profound, this session is sure to inspire mathematics teachers to collect and analyze data with their students.
Evaluation Poll Code: 39922 

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Lukens

Jeff Lukens

Science PD Trainer, Texas Instruments
Curriculum integration, especially science and math, is my educational passion. The use of handheld technology is paramount to having students see the connections between science and math in the high school classroom.


Friday October 24, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Chino B Renaissance

8:30am

163 - Writing activities that SUPPORT common core initiatives
Limited Capacity seats available

CCSS Math Practice Standards MP1 - MP 8 will require more focused reading and writing. This session will present, via a 30-page handout, specific daily writing activities designed to help students explain and understand math content better.
Evaluation Poll Code: 39986

Speakers
DR

Dr. Robert Gerver

North Shore Schools


Friday October 24, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Mesquite B PSCC

8:30am

164 - The Art of Questioning: Transforming Your PLC
Limited Capacity seats available

When we analyze student work collaboratively, we build a toolkit of questions from a broader perspective. Practice teaming to develop push & probe questions to use for making instructional adjustments & serving all learners to make sense of problems.
http://tinyurl.com/CMC-S-Wilson-2
Evaluation Poll Code: 39992 

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Wilson

Jennifer Wilson

Mathematics Teacher & Curriculum Specialist, Rankin County School District
bit.ly/slowmathtrig | bit.ly/AccessibleSMPs | | Teacher & Learner of mathematics. | Live sustainably at First Fruits Farm with chickens, donkey, dog, cat, kitten, 2 daughters, and husband. | Use technology in classroom to make my students' thinking visible.


Friday October 24, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Smoke Tree B PSCC

8:30am

172 - Mira Mira on the Wall: Hands on Constructions in Geometry
Limited Capacity seats available

The CCSS require geometry students to make formal geometric constructions with a variety of tools and methods. This presentation will show participants how to use a reflective device known as a MIRA to do the constructions called for in the CCSS.
Evaluation Poll Code: 39997 

Speakers
KB

Kyndall Brown

California Mathematics Project



Friday October 24, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Sierra Renaissance

8:30am

193 - Strengthen statistical interpretations with technology
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will experience how to use technology to create and interpret a student created survey incorporating all the HS year 1 statistics standards (S-ID 1-9). Practical advice to support and enhance student understanding will be shared.
Evaluation Poll Code: 40005 
 

Speakers
LS

Linda Saeta

Classroom Teacher, Claremont Unified School District
How do we make sure that all students are part of the classroom conversation?



Friday October 24, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Smoke Tree D PSCC

8:30am

195 - Estimating a Margin of Error from a Sample Survey
Limited Capacity seats available

Reputable surveys publish a margin of error along with the survey results. In this session, we’ll use spinners, calculators, and applets to simulate the margin of error when estimating a population proportion or mean from sample data.
Evaluation Poll Code: 40015 

Speakers
avatar for Daren Starnes

Daren Starnes

Math Department Chair, The Lawrenceville School
The Lawrenceville School



Friday October 24, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Tapestry Hilton

8:30am

196 - Providing Students Specific Feedback from Diagnostic Data
Limited Capacity seats available

Diagnostic assessments that focus on specific misunderstandings and errors can help teachers provide meaningful feedback to students empowering them to better evaluate themselves as learners and take concrete steps to improve their own learning.
Evaluation Poll Code: 40016 

Speakers


Friday October 24, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Roxy One Hard Rock

8:30am

105 - Build Competent Problem Solvers with Rubrics not Percentages
Limited Capacity seats available

Students often care more about points & less about being competent problem solvers because percent-based grading systems distract from key outcomes. Learn how teachers turned standards into Novice-Expert rubrics to transform curriculum & assessment.
Evaluation Poll Code: 39767 

Speakers
avatar for Tim Hudson

Tim Hudson

SVP of Learning, DreamBox Learning
Standards-Based Learning/Grading/Reporting, Pedagogy in EdTech



Friday October 24, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Smoke Tree C PSCC

8:30am

148 - La Cucina Matematica: Free Tools for your Math Kitchen
Limited Capacity seats available

We’ll take you from appetizer to entree to side dish to dessert, and show you how to make any ordinary lesson into a tasty, Common-Core-ready performance task. Teachers will leave with resources and links to enhance their own flavor.
Evaluation Poll Code: 39871 

Speakers
avatar for John Stevens

John Stevens

John is an instructional math and technology coach in Southern California. He is the author of Table Talk Math and co-author of The Classroom Chef, blogs about his passions at http://fishing4tech.com, and would love to create more opportunities for kids to love mathematics.
avatar for Matt Vaudrey

Matt Vaudrey

A Google Certified Innovator and EdTech Coach from Southern California, Matt brings risk-taking to the forefront of the classroom. His students — kids and adults — build confidence and motivation by taking risks in a safe environment where failure is cheap. His book, The Classroom... Read More →


Friday October 24, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Roxy Two Hard Rock

8:30am

149 - NSPIRE PROBLEM SOLVERS WITH DOC PLAYER
Limited Capacity seats available

Are TI’s handhelds becoming a bit troublesome? Explore TI-Nspire’s Document Player! Student engagement with more tangible and easy navigation. This session will show you how to set up, load and run Document Player so students can explore with ease.
Evaluation Poll Code: 39876 

Speakers
avatar for Sherrina Clark

Sherrina Clark

Teacher, Kern High School District
Learning, learning, learning!


Friday October 24, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Smoke Tree F PSCC

10:30am

203 - Reasoning, discovering, and critiquing with networked tasks
Limited Capacity seats available

Join Eli Luberoff, founder of Desmos.com, in an exploration of some of the collaborative tasks on teacher.desmos.com. If time permits, some new features of the Desmos calculator may make an appearance. Bring a computer or a tablet!
Evaluation Poll Code: 44196 

Speakers
avatar for Eli Luberoff

Eli Luberoff

Desmos Inc
Eli began his programming life on his TI-83 graphing calculator in elementary school, culminating with a working version of Monopoly which was destroyed when he removed the backup battery by accident. He began working on the software that would become Desmos.com during a year-long... Read More →


Friday October 24, 2014 10:30am - 11:59am
Primrose B PSCC

10:30am

280 - ATTACKING FINANCE PROBLEMs ALGEBRAICALLY
Limited Capacity seats available

A hybrid of algebra 1, 2, probability, statistics and precalculus forms the basis for a UC a-g level 'c' approved math modeling course in financial problem solving. Reading, writing, discussion and projects are an integral part of the program.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44299 

Speakers
DR

Dr. Robert Gerver

North Shore Schools


Friday October 24, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mesquite B PSCC

10:30am

290 - Calculus Before Calculus
Limited Capacity seats available

Why wait until calculus to have students explore topics such as optimization and rates of change? With technology and carefully written problems, students can grasp concepts before seeing them formally in a calculus class.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44306 

Speakers


Friday October 24, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Plaza A Hilton

10:30am

245 - Got the HOTS for Math?
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you have what it takes to teach problem solving? Only one thing gets that job done, and it is not what you may think. Learn a HOTTIE of a lesson structure that teaches Perseverance and the other Standards of Mathematical Practice.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44257 

Speakers
avatar for Chris Shore

Chris Shore

Math Coach, The Math Projects Journal/Temecula Valley Unified
Chris Shore is editor and founder of The Math Projects Journal. As a nationally-known speaker and a 30-year veteran of public education, Chris has a unique, practical perspective on the new 21st Century Standards.


Friday October 24, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Woodstock Two Hard Rock

10:30am

246 - Using Google Forms for Quick Formative Assessments
Limited Capacity seats available

Wish there was a faster and easier way to check for student understanding? Learn to create Google Forms for quizzes and assignments, which students can use on any device and receive quick feedback. Get students writing and making viable arguments!
Evaluation Poll Code: 44256 

Speakers
avatar for Rachel Lasek

Rachel Lasek

Mathematics Department Lead / Instructional Technology Coach, West Sonoma County Union High School
Rachel Lasek is a Mathematics and French teacher at a rural, public high school in Northern California, with over ten years experience. She has taught a wide-range of mathematics courses ranging from Remedial Math to Honors Precalculus. Over the past two years, Rachel spearheaded... Read More →



Friday October 24, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Smoke Tree D PSCC

10:30am

247 - Are Students Using Technology or Is Technology Using Them?
Limited Capacity seats available

Is technology used to meet the needs of my students or are my students used to meet the needs of technology? Come discuss the pros and cons of digital technologies like IWB’s, Khan Academy, and MOOC’s and help make a wish list for version 2.0.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44260 

Speakers
avatar for Avery Pickford

Avery Pickford

5th/6th Grade Math Teacher, Lick-Wilmerding HS
The way I teach math != the way I was taught math. This is my 18th year teaching, but I haven't come close to "figuring it all out." I try to get my students to do as much of the thinking as possible, and I am particularly interested in the teaching and learning of mathematical habits... Read More →


Friday October 24, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mesquite H PSCC

10:30am

252 - Notebook with Foldables: A Tool to Organize Student Learning
Limited Capacity seats available

Train your students to create comprehensive notebooks that will help them keep track of their learning. See them turn into confident problem solvers as they rely on their structured notes. Example notebooks will be from high school.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44270 



Friday October 24, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Sierra Renaissance

10:30am

261 - The Great Applied Problem & Other Individualized Activities
Limited Capacity seats available

This problem has more mathematics interwoven in its solution than any other mathematics problem I have encountered -- an actual, real-life problem! Successfully used in geometry, precalculus and calculus classes. Walk away with all the information.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44272 

Speakers
avatar for Tom Reardon

Tom Reardon

Mathematics Instructor, Youngstown State University
I like to integrate problem solving, rich tasks, excellent questioning techniques, standards, and appropriate technologies. Technologies that I use include iPads and math apps, SMART Boards, and TI technologies. | I am currently working on some interactive activities that help students... Read More →


Friday October 24, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mesquite E PSCC

10:30am

262 - Put Yourself in Your Algebra Problems with Digital Video
Limited Capacity seats available

Video problem solving tasks featuring their teacher keep students engaged until the end as they use modeling to determine which one of a set of videos ends with a surprise for their teacher. Differentiated groups and practices 1 to 6 are featured.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44275 

Speakers
AB

Allan Bellman

University of Mississippi


Friday October 24, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Smoke Tree B PSCC

10:30am

206 - Integrated Mathematics Courses: 'a-g' & Common Core Aligned
Limited Capacity seats available

Do you need information on Common Core aligned and "a-g" approved Integrated Mathematics courses? Find out what these courses are and learn about how a high school began its journey of creating and implementing the Integrated Math courses.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44203 

Speakers
OL

Oghwa Ladner

Hillcrest High School


Friday October 24, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Chino B Renaissance

10:30am

270 -Sidewalks of Prague
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will engage in a common core task which involves discovering patterns from a sidewalk design used in Prague. Besides modeling, the focus will be on student inquiry as well as how scaffolding affects the cognitive level of the task.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44297 

Speakers
avatar for Michelle Katz

Michelle Katz

Northridge Academy High School, LAUSD
I've been teaching for 34 years in Los Angeles Unified School District. I am a National Board Certified Teacher,and I've been honored as a state finalist for the Presidential Award for Mathematics and Science twice, in 2009 and 2013. I am the President of the Greater Los Angeles... Read More →



Friday October 24, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Smoke Tree C PSCC

10:30am

271 - The reaL WORLD: TI-NSPIRE pALM SPRINGS
Limited Capacity seats available

This session is a highly interactive look at project-based learning in Algebra 1/Algebra 2 and beyond. We will talk about creating essential questions to a lesson and methods to encourage and increase students' ability to think critically.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44282 

Speakers
avatar for Scott Bricker

Scott Bricker

Director of Educational Technology, Santa Margarita Catholic High School
As the Director of Instructional Technology, my responsibilities include designing and leading teacher and student training sessions on the Windows 8 Tablet PC and accompanying software applications, while also working with Department Chairs to integrate Interactive Ebooks and all... Read More →


Friday October 24, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Smoke Tree A PSCC

10:30am

272 - Solutions, Extraneous Solutions, & the Logic of Solving Eqns
Limited Capacity seats available

By exploring classroom tasks, we will investigate standards from the Algebra domain “Reasoning with Equations & Inequalities.” We will discuss the logic of solving equations and systems and we will uncover sources of extraneous solutions.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44286 

Speakers
JC

Joshua Chesler

CSU, Long Beach



Friday October 24, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Andreas Renaissance

10:30am

295 - Projects Promote Statistical Understanding: Common Core & AP
Limited Capacity seats available

Projects enable students to solve engaging statistics problems as they formulate questions, collect data, analyze data, and interpret results. In this session, we will discuss two classroom-tested projects. Sample scoring rubrics will be provided.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44315 

Speakers
avatar for Daren Starnes

Daren Starnes

Math Department Chair, The Lawrenceville School
The Lawrenceville School



Friday October 24, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Tapestry Hilton

10:30am

291 - “MOVING” THROUGH CALCULUS – ANIMATIONS PROPEL UNDERSTANDING
Limited Capacity seats available

The core of calculus is movement & change – don’t just describe it, make it actually move! Interactive Sketchpad animations span the full year of calculus including limits, derivatives, integrals, related rates, areas, volumes, slope fields, & more.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44308 

Speakers

Friday October 24, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Primrose D PSCC

10:30am

205 - Building the plane while flying: Our story of implementation
Limited Capacity seats available

What does it mean to prepare a large urban district for the CCSS-M? Hear the story of how SFUSD developed units of study for PreK–12 to shift district culture from getting answers quickly to making sense of and persevering in solving problems.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44199 

Speakers
KB

Kathy Bradley

San Francisco Unified School District


Friday October 24, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mesquite G PSCC

10:30am

248 - Exploring Project Based Learning through the lens of CCSS
Limited Capacity seats available

In this workshop we will look at a variety of tried and true projects for the math classroom. Participants will experience the initial steps of a project and will walk away with ideas to help implement CCSS aligned projects in their classrooms.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44266 

Speakers
avatar for Jade White

Jade White

HTH Math Teacher



Friday October 24, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Roxy Two Hard Rock

10:30am

299 - Finding and Addressing Common Core Math Gaps from K to 12
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how your school and district can fill in the gaps in curriculum when transitioning to the Common Core Mathematics Standards using an online K to 12 diagnostic tool for a blended learning environment.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44320 
 

Speakers

Friday October 24, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mesquite A

1:30pm

301 - Come On In the Math is Fine! Dive into the CA Math Framework
Limited Capacity seats available

In this workshop session, we will dive deeply into the content of the framework and how to use it in your daily classroom instruction.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44349 


Friday October 24, 2014 1:30pm - 2:59pm
Primrose C PSCC

1:30pm

302 - Mathematical Reasoning: Why we are bad at it
Limited Capacity seats available

Reasoning is getting some major play: SMP2: Reason abstractly and quantitatively. SBAC Claim#3: Communicating reasoning. We will explore some research on reasoning and make a case that mathematical reasoning is hard because it is unnatural!
Evaluation Poll Code: 44356 

Speakers
avatar for Patrick Callahan

Patrick Callahan

Co-Director of the California Mathematics Project, Callahan Consulting
I'm a mathematician who is passionate about making the world a better place by improving mathematics education for all students and teachers. I am the statewide co-director of the California Mathematics Project and have recently founded a consulting company to help teachers, administrators... Read More →


Friday October 24, 2014 1:30pm - 2:59pm
Primrose A PSCC

1:30pm

336 - Barbie, Ken and STEM: Tasks and Projects to Prompt Learning
Limited Capacity seats available

Tasks and Projects that advance student understanding, prompt discussions, promote curiosity and perseverance, are memorable and delightful, will be presented along with strategies for developing these.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44417 

Speakers

Friday October 24, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Woodstock One Hard Rock
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1:30pm

348 - To own the MATH is to love the math
Limited Capacity seats available

If students collect real data it becomes important to them. Once they own their data, they will find value in analyzing it. Using state-of-the-art data collection techniques, we will use real data to bring mathematical concepts to life.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44427 

Speakers
avatar for Jeff Lukens

Jeff Lukens

Science PD Trainer, Texas Instruments
Curriculum integration, especially science and math, is my educational passion. The use of handheld technology is paramount to having students see the connections between science and math in the high school classroom.


Friday October 24, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Chino B Renaissance

1:30pm

349 - Apps -- an unusual key to problem solving
Limited Capacity seats available

Apps will change how you teach. Teaching strategies become the CC practices and focus on problem solving will delight your students. A variety of apps (iOS and Android) will be shown and how they assist you in leading students into problem solving.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44425 

Speakers
avatar for Diana Herrington

Diana Herrington

Treasurer, CVCUE
Math teacher who sees technology as the key to support teachers for CCSS.



Friday October 24, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Roxy Hard Rock

1:30pm

351 - Desmos: Infinite graphing power on every device. For free.
Limited Capacity seats available

Supercharge your students’ problem solving toolset with Desmos, the free and fantastically beautiful online graphing calculator. The learning curve is low and the sky’s the limit. (Bring a laptop or tablet to the session for maximum graphing joy.)
Evaluation Poll Code: 44429
 

Speakers
avatar for Michael Fenton

Michael Fenton

Lead Instructional Designer, Desmos
Exploring the intersection of mathematics, technology, and curiosity.


Friday October 24, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Mesquite B PSCC

1:30pm

352 - CCSS, Questioning Techniques, Technology, and Rich Tasks
Limited Capacity seats available

3 activities that promote active student engagement and are mapped to the practices and standards. Specific instructional strategies that stimulate deeper conceptual understanding. Discover, explore, investigate, analyze with appropriate technology.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44431 

Speakers
avatar for Tom Reardon

Tom Reardon

Mathematics Instructor, Youngstown State University
I like to integrate problem solving, rich tasks, excellent questioning techniques, standards, and appropriate technologies. Technologies that I use include iPads and math apps, SMART Boards, and TI technologies. | I am currently working on some interactive activities that help students... Read More →


Friday October 24, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Mesquite E PSCC

1:30pm

353 - Trike Wars! How great tasks create great problem solvers
Limited Capacity seats available

A hands-on demonstration of a strong mathematical task focused on developing linear relationships. Students are engaged in an open-ended task that utilizes the math practices. Information to many more CCSS class-ready tasks available.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45973


Friday October 24, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Andreas Renaissance

1:30pm

363 - “MOVING” THROUGH ALGEBRA – ANIMATIONS PROPEL UNDERSTANDING
Limited Capacity seats available

Harness the aptitude of visual learners via interactive computer animations (Sketchpad) that remove the abstraction from algebra and give it meaning. Competency & confidence follow. Topics span algebra 1& 2, trigonometry, & pre-calculus.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44438 

Speakers

Friday October 24, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Primrose D PSCC

1:30pm

370 - Using Anchor Tasks to Drive Instructional Shifts
Limited Capacity seats available

Come and see how one high school district is using Anchor Tasks to build competent and confident problem solvers as we patiently wait for good Common Core curriculum. At least one of the tasks will be investigated.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44436 

Speakers

Friday October 24, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Smoke Tree B PSCC

1:30pm

371 - Using Technology to Enhance Common Core Mathematics
Limited Capacity seats available

Looking for ideas to add more technology to your math class? This presentation will show you two teacher tested projects that you can use with any device. Attendees will receive links to digital copies of student handouts and rubrics.
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1POIOnfqGZ1B-dZDa3lvkt-RLeigVvrjKb6_wb_rn1p8/edit?usp=sharing
Evaluation Poll Code: 44441 

Speakers
avatar for Myra Deister

Myra Deister

Teacher, Fullerton Joint Union High School District
I am a Computer Science and Math Teacher at Sunny Hills High School in Fullerton, CA as well as a Tech TOSA. I serve on the board of CUE and the Education Chapter of the Alumni Association for Cal State Fullerton. I serve as a member of CTA (California Teachers Association) Instructional... Read More →


Friday October 24, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Smoke Tree D PSCC

1:30pm

372 - Competence and Confidence with the TI-Nspire CX CAS
Limited Capacity seats available

Equations & inequalities, graphs (conics, parametric and polar), limits, differentiation & integration, differential equations, slope fields, Euler's method, Taylor polynomials, and 3-D. Learn how to use this incredible tool in your classroom!
Evaluation Poll Code: 44445 

Speakers
JR

Joanne Ryan

Mathematics Department Chairman, The Buckley School
I've been teaching for 42 years, 11 years in Montreal Canada and 31 years in California. I have been teaching AP Calculus AB and BC since 1992. | | I have been using the TI graphing calculators since 1990. | I have given presentations on graphing calculators at NCTM, Tcubed... Read More →


Friday October 24, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Smoke Tree A PSCC

1:30pm

373 - Formulas No More: The Power of Inductive Reasoning
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will use inductive reasoning to derive formulas from Algebra, Geometry, Pre-Calculus and Calculus and then discuss how this approach helps build more confident problem solvers. Handouts with classroom ready ideas will be provided.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44443 



Friday October 24, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Sierra Renaissance

1:30pm

393 - Strengthen statistical interpretations with technology
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will experience how to use technology to create and interpret a student created survey incorporating all the HS year 1 statistics standards (S-ID 1-9). Practical advice to support and enhance student understanding will be shared.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44447 

Speakers
LS

Linda Saeta

Classroom Teacher, Claremont Unified School District
How do we make sure that all students are part of the classroom conversation?



Friday October 24, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Smoke Tree E PSCC

1:30pm

390 - Calculus in the cc ERA: HOW THE cc mP'S relate TO CALCulus
Limited Capacity seats available

Your Calculus students are not too late to benefit from the changes brought on by the Common Core. Learn how you can implement the Mathematical Practices in your AP or College Calculus classroom.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44446 

Speakers
avatar for Eric Shulman

Eric Shulman

TOSA High School Math, Irvine USD
Eric has worked at IUSD for the past 23 years. While he enjoyed his valuable experience working at the district office as a Teacher on Special Assignment, he is excited to be back in his role at UNI with the students. His role as a PLC Facilitator/Coach has been enriching and engaging... Read More →



Friday October 24, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Plaza A Hilton

1:30pm

395 - Statistics, Sports, and Real Research: a new experiment
Limited Capacity seats available

In this workshop, we will perform an experiment from a new multi-disciplinary course integrating CCSS Statistics, Sports Analytics, Sports Medicine and authentic student research. Laptops and energy encouraged.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44449 

Speakers
avatar for William Thill

William Thill

Mathematics and Statistics Teacher, Harvard Westlake
I teach AP Statistics, Precalculus, and Sports Research at Harvard Westlake in Studio City, California. I am also a Master Teacher with Math for America.



Friday October 24, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Tapestry Hilton

1:30pm

307 - Common Core Circles: Selecting Awesome tasks
Limited Capacity seats available

Select awesome, worthwhile tasks to engage students and teach common core math. Investigate criteria for rigorous and grade level appropriate tasks. We will illustrate using number line tasks for K-12. See Part IICC Circles: Selecting an Awsome Task.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44379 

Speakers

Friday October 24, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Smoke Tree C PSCC
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3:30pm

401 - CA Math Framework: A Tool for Teachers of English Learners
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session, we will delve into the California Math Framework and focus on the many ways in which teachers can use the Framework to help English learners thrive.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44475 



Friday October 24, 2014 3:30pm - 4:59pm
Primrose C PSCC

3:30pm

403 -Preparing Problem Solvers to Think Mathematically
Limited Capacity seats available

How students think is as important as what they know; how we teach is as important as what we teach. How can we prepare every student with the mathematical habits of mind that help them think, reason, and become powerful problem solvers?
Evaluation Poll Code: 44363 

Speakers
avatar for Cathy Seeley

Cathy Seeley

Cathy Seeley has been a mathematics teacher, K–12 district coordinator, and K–12 State Director of Mathematics for Texas. From 1999 to 2001 she taught mathematics (in French) as a Peace Corps volunteer in Burkina Faso. Dr. Seeley ser


Friday October 24, 2014 3:30pm - 4:59pm
Pasadena Renaissance

3:30pm

491 - I Love My AP Calculus Class!
Limited Capacity seats available

Provides motivational techniques for success teaching AP Calculus. Participants explore tips on building a successful AP Calculus program, ways to make their program exciting, and learn strategies to help ensure student success on the AP Calculus Exam.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44568 

Speakers
avatar for Howard Alcosser

Howard Alcosser

Mathematics Teacher, Walnut Valley USD
Howard Alcosser has taught all levels of high school mathematics for 37 years. He has taught AP Calculus AB and BC and IB Higher Level Math at Diamond Bar High School in Diamond Bar, California for 32 years where he has been the architect of the AP Calculus program that was designated... Read More →



Friday October 24, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Plaza B Hilton

3:30pm

495 - Building Confidence with CCSS Statistical Inference
Limited Capacity seats available

Making inferences and justifying conclusions with statistics requires understanding the kinds of conclusions that can be drawn from random processes. Classroom activities designed to clarify random sampling and random assignment will be featured.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44569 

Speakers
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.



Friday October 24, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Tapestry Hilton

3:30pm

437 - Effective CCSS Math Prep Through Personalized Learning
Limited Capacity seats available

We will demonstrate and share results on how an online math program ensures successful Common Core preparation through correlated math content and practices, personalized learning pathways optimized to each student’s needs, and integrated reporting.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44504 

Speakers

Friday October 24, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Pueblo B Renaissance
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3:30pm

444 - Be Creative with Problems, Projects and Performance Tasks
Limited Capacity seats available

Engage students with real life problems, projects and performance tasks. From drinking fountains to recycling, students will see math everywhere and work to create solutions. Activities easily modified for your own class. Resources provided.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44518 

Speakers
avatar for Linda Faulk

Linda Faulk

Teacher, Colton JUSD
Math, Math and more Math. I am currently doing a lot of reading about brain research and how to structure classroom lessons to take advantage of how students learn. I love to hear about activities that get and keep kids engaged and topics that teachers find difficult. When we share... Read More →



Friday October 24, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Palladium North Hard Rock

3:30pm

452 - Turning Students Into Posers + Solvers
Limited Capacity seats available

Boost your students’ problem solving superpowers by having them pose their own problems. Join us for a session filled with visually engaging mathematical prompts. Learn how to develop CCSSM practices through problem posing and problem solving.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44531 

Speakers
avatar for Michael Fenton

Michael Fenton

Lead Instructional Designer, Desmos
Exploring the intersection of mathematics, technology, and curiosity.


Friday October 24, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Mesquite B PSCC

3:30pm

464 - Put Yourself in Your Algebra Problems with Digital Video
Limited Capacity seats available

Video problem solving tasks featuring their teacher keep students engaged until the end as they use modeling to determine which one of a set of videos ends with a surprise for their teacher. Differentiated groups and practices 1 to 6 are featured.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44552 

Speakers
AB

Allan Bellman

University of Mississippi


Friday October 24, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Smoke Tree B PSCC

3:30pm

470 - The Task at Hand: Making Task-Based Learning Work for You
Limited Capacity seats available

We have created meaningful Algebra and Pre-Calculus tasks that have helped our inner-city students make connections in the CCSS. We will share tasks and our considerations from creation to implementation with the 8 Practice Standards in mind.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44560 

Speakers
avatar for Nate Goza

Nate Goza

Teacher, Math for America Los Angeles & Los Angeles USD


Friday October 24, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Sierra Renaissance

3:30pm

471 - My (brief?) Journey as a Geometry Textbook Author/Publisher
Limited Capacity seats available

What happens when a classroom teacher decides to write a Geometry Textbook? The idea itself may be crazy – but maybe a classroom teacher best knows their needs. We’ll discuss why this path was chosen, and the adventures encountered along the way.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44561 

Speakers

Friday October 24, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Mesquite E PSCC

3:30pm

490 - Problem-Solving with the FUNdaMENTAL Theorem
Limited Capacity seats available

Through a mix of non-traditional and classic approaches, we extend this central FTC conversation to modeling and linearization, Euler’s method, identity (mathematical and personal), and Taylor’s Theorem for the sake of robust problem-solving skills.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44562 

Speakers
BF

Brent Ferguson

The Lawrenceville School
Ask me for a copy of my compilation of favorite mathy books. I'll have plenty with me throughout the weekend. : ) | | I've taught for 20+ years in all HS course levels, in public and private, East coast and west, all-boys and coed. I now teach lots of Calculus and grade AP exams... Read More →



Friday October 24, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Plaza A Hilton

3:30pm

466 - Mathematical Modeling with Strawberries and videos
Limited Capacity seats available

Explore Mathematical Practice 4: Modeling with Mathematics using real life observations. In this session, you will use the Digital Library and student created videos involving strawberries to engage in the six CCSS-M steps for mathematical modeling.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44559 

Speakers
avatar for Sean Nank

Sean Nank

Adjunct Professor/Researcher/Author, American College of Education
I am a mathematics educator, Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching recipient, author, researcher, and consultant. | I am a core faculty member at the American College of Education, adjunct professor at California State University San Marcos... Read More →



Friday October 24, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Primrose D PSCC

3:30pm

406 - Common Core Circles: Enacting Awesome Tasks
Limited Capacity seats available

OMG! What is teaching/learning within Common Core? Have you ever asked yourself, “How do I get my students to communicate about the math we are studying?” Join us to experience the 5 Practices for Orchestrating Productive Mathematics Discussions.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44476 


Friday October 24, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Smoke Tree C PSCC
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3:30pm

405 - Empowering African American and Latino Youth for Success
Limited Capacity seats available

This dynamic, empowering and energizing session provides math teachers with specific strategies to connect with and empower students of color to improve their chances of success in math.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44478 

Speakers

Friday October 24, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Mojave Lrng Ctr Renaissance

3:30pm

445 - Tricks of the Trade
Limited Capacity seats available

This marks my 45th and perhaps last year of teaching mathematics. As a math teacher we must be excited motivators to our students. I will be sharing a number of my favorite activities, manipulatives, games, puzzles, and math magic tricks.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44528 

Speakers
avatar for Michael Serra

Michael Serra

Author/ Consultant, Playing It Smart
My wife and I live in San Francisco and love our city. When home I get out to Golden Gate Park once or twice a week to play disc golf. We love hosting parties. Our recent parties have included backgammon parties, chocolate parties, bacon parties, and of course birthday parties for... Read More →



Friday October 24, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Andreas Renaissance

3:30pm

499 - A Step Beyond STEAM
Limited Capacity seats available

Adopted K-8 STEAM program. This TPS workshop shows you how to use exactly aligned STEAM projects plus literacy to deliver Common Core Mathematics K-8 and Algebra I/Math 1 content. Come fly our helicopters to learn base ten. Full P.D. explained.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44571 


Speakers
MW

Maz Wright

President, TPS Publishing Inc.
Curriculum development has traditionally followed the mechanical standardization format found in the industry. Schools look for the "machine" that is most likely to produce the final "product" of acceptable quality and train their teachers how to run it. Teachers start on page one... Read More →


Friday October 24, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Mesquite A
 
Saturday, October 25
 

8:30am

501 - Erase Math Failure Through Mindset & Multi-dimensional Math
Limited Capacity seats available

How do we teach the multidimensional maths needed in our high-tech world and instill a growth mindset in students? These changes potentially erase underachievement and inequality in math classrooms and give teachers more creativity and fulfillment.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44684 

Speakers
avatar for Jo Boaler

Jo Boaler

Professor of Mathematics Education, Stanford University
Dr. Jo Boaler is a Professor of Mathematics Education at Stanford University, and the co-founder of youcubed. She is also an analyst for PISA testing in the OECD, and author of the first MOOC on mathematics teaching and learning. Former roles have included being the Marie Curie Professor... Read More →


Saturday October 25, 2014 8:30am - 9:59am
Pasadena Renaissance

8:30am

506 - Developing a Lens of Structure to Build Mathematical Meaning
Limited Capacity seats available

By decomposing tasks, teachers will see the power of the CCSS Practice Standard of Structure for helping students understand and connect a range of concepts. Participants will work examples from numerical calculations to algebraic expressions.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44604 

Speakers
avatar for Casey Hawthorne

Casey Hawthorne

Doctoral Student, Math Education, SDSU



Saturday October 25, 2014 8:30am - 9:59am
Sierra Renaissance

8:30am

551 - Getting Students to Talk Confidently (about Math!)
Limited Capacity seats available

Techniques to engage students in viable mathematics discourse so Algebra 1 and Geometry students can speak with confidence about what they know and don’t know. Presented by a CCSS curriculum writer who is back teaching in the classroom.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45053 

Speakers

Saturday October 25, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Palladium North Hard Rock

8:30am

552 - Desmos: Infinite graphing power on every device. For free.
Limited Capacity seats available

Supercharge your students’ problem solving toolset with Desmos, the free and fantastically beautiful online graphing calculator. The learning curve is low and the sky’s the limit. (Bring a laptop or tablet to the session for maximum graphing joy.)
Evaluation Poll Code: 

Speakers
avatar for Michael Fenton

Michael Fenton

Lead Instructional Designer, Desmos
Exploring the intersection of mathematics, technology, and curiosity.


Saturday October 25, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Mesquite F PSCC

8:30am

553 - Building Mathematicians Through Rich Experiences
Limited Capacity seats available

Teaching math in the Common Core Era means finding the balance between building fluency and conceptual understanding. Come experience how a couple of teachers use complex instruction and group tests to find that balance.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44659 

Speakers
avatar for Vanessa Cerrahoglu

Vanessa Cerrahoglu

Mathematics Coordinator, Orange CDE
I started my journey as an educator, curriculum developer, and workshop facilitator with LAUSD over 20 years ago. In this time, I taught at three high schools, each with a unique set of challenges and opportunities: low-socio economic & high Spanish speaking population, a math... Read More →


Saturday October 25, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Mojave Lrng Ctr Renaissance

8:30am

562 - Persevering through Algebra 1 and Geometry Problems
Limited Capacity seats available

Experience challenging problems that demonstrate how students persevere through tasks in order to deepen their understanding of concepts. Participants will practice justifying their reasoning and discuss the use of technology during each activity.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44663 

Speakers
KM

Katie Martinez

Math Teacher/Department Chair, San Dieguito UHSD


Saturday October 25, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Smoke Tree B PSCC

8:30am

563 - Problems that Motivate Students & Necessitate Geom Concepts
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will be introduced to holistic problems that necessitate the use of Geometry standards. These problems help teachers build connections between the mathematical practices and the content they teach. Handouts provided.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44665 

Speakers
SF

Suzie Fore

Vice Principal, SDUSD
JO

Jannelle Olivier

Common Core Support Teachers, San Diego Unified School District


Saturday October 25, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Plaza A Hilton

8:30am

571 - The Pressure of Hitting Two Birds with One Stone
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us to learn how to incorporate math, science and technology together as we look at two STEM activities to use in the classroom to collect, analyze and extend data with students.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44670 

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Wilson Ludy

Elizabeth Wilson Ludy

Mathematics Teacher, High School, Riverside Unified School District



Saturday October 25, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Chino A Renaissance

8:30am

594 - A Statistics project with Geogebra
Limited Capacity seats available

We will demonstrate how to use our GeoGebra apps to do a project about the lefty-righty experiment. Attendees will be given GGB apps and guided through z-, t-, χ2-, ANOVA-, and Goodness-of-fit Tests. Bring your laptop to the workshop.
https://sites.google.com/site/phanyamada/Home/teaching/statistics
Evaluation Poll Code: 44673

Speakers
TP

Tuyetdong Phan-Yamada

Math Instructor, CSU Los Angeles
TUYETDONG PHAN-YAMADA is a math adjunct in the Los Angeles area. She earned her Bachelors degree from UC Irvine and Master degree from CSU Los Angeles. She is interested in writing projects for community college math courses. She created several GeoGebra files as projects for Trigonometry... Read More →


Saturday October 25, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Smoke Tree F PSCC

8:30am

550 - Algebra In Disguise: That’s Magic
Limited Capacity seats available

In this interactive session participants have fun exploring the algebra behind new card tricks and other “magic.” This is a way to captures student’s attention and enhance critical thinking to build Competent and Confident Problem Solvers.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44660 

Speakers
CC

Cherlyn Converse

Professor, CSU Fullerton


Saturday October 25, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Chino B Renaissance

8:30am

565 - Dynamic Algebra Building Competent Confident Problem Solvers
Limited Capacity seats available

Launch the transformation use Excel charts Dynamic lessons & multiple practice questions. Ideal to demonstrate dynamic variations in shape or position & suitable for creating worksheets. Students build knowledge with their own charts & data sheets.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44666 

Speakers
CM

Chris Mackenzie

Teacher, math, Paloma Valley High School
Excel Spreadsheet use for math (and Science and business) | DYNAMIC ALGEBRA BUILDING COMPETENT CONFIDENT PROBLEM SOLVERS | Launch the transformation use Excel charts Dynamic lessons & multiple practice questions. Ideal to demonstrate dynamic variations in shape or position & suitable... Read More →


Saturday October 25, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Pueblo A Renaissance

8:30am

507 - CCS Problem Solving for English Learners – It is Possible!
Limited Capacity seats available

English learners can be competent problem solvers! This workshop will show how to plan and deliver comprehensible lessons. It begins by presenting the key features of effective lessons and then models with a lesson taught exclusively in Portuguese.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44605 

Speakers
EC

Elmano Costa

CSU Stanislaus


Saturday October 25, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Woodstock Two Hard Rock
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8:30am

508 - leverage the mathematical Practices to build perseverance
Limited Capacity seats available

Attainment of the CC content standards will require student engagement with the mathematical practices. Strategies for implementing the practice standards will be shared. Connections to NCTM's new publication, Principles to Actions will be made.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44611 

Speakers
avatar for Matt Larson

Matt Larson

President-Elect, NCTM
Matt Larson is the K-12 mathematics curriculum specialist for the Lincoln Public Schools in Lincoln, NE. He is a member of the IES What Works Clearing House panel on Improving Algebra Skills. He is the co-author of numerous professional books, including: Administrator’s Guide: Interpreting... Read More →


Saturday October 25, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Primrose A PSCC
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8:30am

505 - Learn How To Integrate Filmmaking and Mathematics
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will explore a new approach to problem solving through the art of filmmaking. They will investigate ways of analyzing mathematical concepts by integrating filmmaking and mathematics, while learning the steps to produce a student film.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44603 

Speakers
avatar for John J. Gaines

John J. Gaines

STEM Department Chairman, Orion International Academy


Saturday October 25, 2014 8:30am - 10:00am
Santa Rosa Renaissance

10:30am

601 - offering a thought-provoking experience through math
Limited Capacity seats available

How can we train minds today 2 solve problems in the future—problems that have yet 2 B posed? The answer is 2 not only think about math, but 2 also think through math. Here we'll offer practical activities 2 provoke creativity,understanding,&thought.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44994 

Speakers
avatar for President Edward Burger

President Edward Burger

President and Professor, Southwestern University
Dr. Edward Burger is President of Southwestern University as well as an educational and business consultant on thinking, innovation, and creativity. He has delivered over 700 addresses worldwide at venues including The Smithsonian Institution, Microsoft Corporation, The... Read More →


Saturday October 25, 2014 10:30am - 11:59am
Primrose B PSCC

10:30am

680 - Modeling the Suez Canal: A $Million System of Equations
Limited Capacity seats available

This talk presents a real-world modeling activity to demonstrate the CCSS modeling process. We will use 2nd year algebra to develop a model of the traffic flow in the Suez Canal, and find an optimal solution for how to organize the flow of traffic.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45076 

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 October 25, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Roxy One Hard Rock

10:30am

646 - Using Google Forms for Quick Formative Assessments
Limited Capacity seats available

Wish there was a faster and easier way to check for student understanding? Learn to create Google Forms for quizzes and assignments, which students can use on any device and receive quick feedback. Get students writing and making viable arguments!
Evaluation Poll Code: 45045 

Speakers
avatar for Rachel Lasek

Rachel Lasek

Mathematics Department Lead / Instructional Technology Coach, West Sonoma County Union High School
Rachel Lasek is a Mathematics and French teacher at a rural, public high school in Northern California, with over ten years experience. She has taught a wide-range of mathematics courses ranging from Remedial Math to Honors Precalculus. Over the past two years, Rachel spearheaded... Read More →



Saturday October 25, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mesquite D PSCC

10:30am

647 - TI Navigator system--The right tool for the job
Limited Capacity seats available

See how the Navigator allows students to interact instantaneously with the teacher like no other tool out there. Finally have the discussions need for students to grasp a deeper understanding of mathematics and so much more.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45040 

Speakers
avatar for Naomi Fried-Kokason

Naomi Fried-Kokason

Teacher, Los Angeles USD
I am a National Instructor for Texas Instruments so if you need information or training on how to integrate TI technology into your classroom I am the person to call in LAUSD. I am also National Board Certified and I am the department chair for the mathematics department at Chatsworth... Read More →


Saturday October 25, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Smoke Tree A PSCC

10:30am

648 - Using Digital Storytelling to Bring California CCSM to Life
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will teach educators how to use free Digital Storytelling software to design engaging, interactive lessons that not only help students master the standards, but also teach today’s learners why math is so important.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45046 


Saturday October 25, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Catalina Renaissance

10:30am

649 - Quantitative Problem Solving: the Parametric Approach
Limited Capacity seats available

Build "competent and confident problem solvers" with this powerful, yet untapped, algebraic approach which your students will actually understand and use to solve problems spanning from 6th grade to advanced mathematics. Experience math innovation.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45049 

Speakers

Saturday October 25, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mojave Lrng Ctr Renaissance

10:30am

650 - Building Structures That Guide Student Sense-Making
Limited Capacity seats available

Feedback is critical to learning. Participants will explore ways to increase the point of contact between students and mathematics, consider structures to provide feedback that deepen student understanding of mathematics and sense-making strategies.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45051 

Speakers
JG

Javier Garcia

Mathematics Specialist, Tulare COE



Saturday October 25, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Plaza B Hilton

10:30am

651 - Getting Students to Talk Confidently (about Math!)
Limited Capacity seats available

Techniques to engage students in viable mathematics discourse so Algebra 1 and Geometry students can speak with confidence about what they know and don’t know. Presented by a CCSS curriculum writer who is back teaching in the classroom.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45053 

Speakers

Saturday October 25, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Palladium North Hard Rock

10:30am

652 - Lots of Squares: An example from the Digital Library
Limited Capacity seats available

In this session, you will navigate the Digital Library to access activities. We will complete the Lots of Squares activity, discovering how many squares we can make inside of one square while problem solving and determining patterns.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45054 

Speakers
avatar for Sean Nank

Sean Nank

Adjunct Professor/Researcher/Author, American College of Education
I am a mathematics educator, Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching recipient, author, researcher, and consultant. | I am a core faculty member at the American College of Education, adjunct professor at California State University San Marcos... Read More →



Saturday October 25, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mesquite C PSCC

10:30am

663 - Preparing for New CCSSM Geometry Standards
Limited Capacity seats available

CCSSM geometry emphasizes proof. Three teachers will share lessons learned as they implemented a research based, experiential geometry curriculum centered on developing geometry through proof, construction, student discourse and debate.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45066 


Saturday October 25, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Plaza D Hilton

10:30am

670 - Crocodiles, Logs and the Mathematical Practice Standards
Limited Capacity seats available

A question about crocodiles leads to the CCSS mathematical practice standard on modeling. How do you decide when data are linear? What do you do when the relationship does not seem to be linear? Where do logarithms come in and why?
Evaluation Poll Code: 45072 

Speakers
GB

Gail Burrill

Michigan State University


Saturday October 25, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Primrose C PSCC

10:30am

672 - Creating quality Common Core assessments and activities
Limited Capacity seats available

Explore how to create common core content and practice standards driven high school geometry assessments and activities comprised of constructive response, non-traditional selected response and performance task questions.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45074 

Speakers
SJ

Sarah Jensen

Math Teacher/Curriculum Assessment Coach, Whittier Union High School District
You made it to my profile! Please copy and paste the link below into a new browser to access the google slides we will be using in my session: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1nySgqikNARA24UrzkGdJWwQj0xzZHjG8tFaCNge1hj0/edit?usp=sharing


Saturday October 25, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Chino B Renaissance

10:30am

696 - Implementing CCSS for HS students starting the CC experience
Limited Capacity seats available

Discover what it takes to implement the CCSS in an inner city district to students who are just beginning the CCSS adventure their freshman year. What did we learn our first 2 years of implementing algebra and geometry?
Evaluation Poll Code: 45077 


Saturday October 25, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Tapestry Hilton

10:30am

665 - Dynamic Algebra Building Competent Confident Problem Solvers
Limited Capacity seats available

Launch the transformation use Excel charts Dynamic lessons & multiple practice questions. Ideal to demonstrate dynamic variations in shape or position & suitable for creating worksheets. Students build knowledge with their own charts & data sheets.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44666 
 

Speakers
CM

Chris Mackenzie

Teacher, math, Paloma Valley High School
Excel Spreadsheet use for math (and Science and business) | DYNAMIC ALGEBRA BUILDING COMPETENT CONFIDENT PROBLEM SOLVERS | Launch the transformation use Excel charts Dynamic lessons & multiple practice questions. Ideal to demonstrate dynamic variations in shape or position & suitable... Read More →


Saturday October 25, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Pueblo A Renaissance

10:30am

671 - Problem solving with π
Limited Capacity seats available

In anticipation of March 14, 2015 (3.1415…), this session will celebrate π. Participants will use GeoGebra to make sense of problems, test ideas, and check that solutions make sense. Classroom ready activities will be provided. Bring a laptop.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45070 

Speakers
KE

Kellie Evans

California State University, Northridge


Saturday October 25, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Smoke Tree F PSCC

10:30am

699 - Differentiated Implementation of the Problem Based Task
Limited Capacity seats available

Explore the use of formative assessments to plan differentiated implementation of Problem Based Tasks.  Participants will also identify opportunities to develop and promote the 8 SMPs in sample PBTs.  Receive sample materials to try in classrooms.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45082 
 

Speakers


Saturday October 25, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mesquite A

1:15pm

701 - Fake-World Math: Math Modeling Gone Wrong & Getting It Right
Limited Capacity seats available

The presenter works with 1000s of math educators every year and finds more disagreement about the CCSS modeling standard than any other. What is modeling? How do we get our students to do it? And how do we get our students to like it?
Evaluation Poll Code: 47027 

Speakers
avatar for Dan Meyer

Dan Meyer

Chief Academic Officer, Desmos
Dan Meyer taught high school math to students who didn't like high school math. He has advocated for better math instruction on CNN, Good Morning America, Everyday With Rachel Ray, and TED.com. He earned his doctorate from Stanford University in math education and is the chief academic... Read More →


Saturday October 25, 2014 1:15pm - 2:44pm
Primrose B PSCC

1:15pm

795 - Teaching Sampling and Experiments IN AP Statistics
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will provide activities for teaching stratified random sampling, cluster sampling, and simple random sampling and how they differ. Another activity will investigate random assignment in experiments is different than random sampling.
Evaluation Poll Code: 47136 

Speakers
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 October 25, 2014 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Palm Canyon Hilton

1:15pm

790 - Learning Calculus through explorations
Limited Capacity seats available

I will share my adventure of teaching a “backwards”, exploration-based Calculus class, and ask you to share your own ideas about how to further re-shape this content-heavy course in a student-centered approach!
Evaluation Poll Code: 47139 

Speakers


Saturday October 25, 2014 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Mesquite E PSCC

1:15pm

737 - Literacy and the CCSSM: Reading & Writing for Understanding
Limited Capacity seats available

Reading and writing exemplars promoting engagement as envisioned in the CCSSM will be presented. Participants receive a 65 page handout of strategies, information, and tools to assist in developing literacy connections supporting the Common Core.
Evaluation Poll Code: 47068 

Speakers

Saturday October 25, 2014 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Smoke Tree E PSCC
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1:15pm

746 - Transformulas: simplifying relationships with hi & lo tech
Limited Capacity seats available

Simplify facetious formulas for seemingly unrelated shapes with just 1. Connect geometry and algebra in meaningful ways that will enhance conceptual understandings for both teacher and student. Actually use transformations in the classroom.
Evaluation Poll Code: 47103 

Speakers
avatar for Jedidiah Butler

Jedidiah Butler

TOSA - Instructional Tech, Perris Union High School District
Jedidiah Butler has taught nearly every math course and grade for the secondary classroom. Throughout his career you see him leading, facilitating, and supporting groups in dynamic fashion.  In the classroom Jed has incorporated 1:1 technology for secondary math and now works for... Read More →


Saturday October 25, 2014 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Sierra Renaissance

1:15pm

748 - The Creepy Roller Coaster Ride: Building A Common Core Unit
Limited Capacity seats available

Participate in the various lessons of a mini-unit to learn how to structure conceptual development, skill intervention, problem solving and applications, as well as engagement strategies and differentiation. See how these pieces fit together.
Evaluation Poll Code: 47101 

Speakers
avatar for Chris Shore

Chris Shore

Math Coach, The Math Projects Journal/Temecula Valley Unified
Chris Shore is editor and founder of The Math Projects Journal. As a nationally-known speaker and a 30-year veteran of public education, Chris has a unique, practical perspective on the new 21st Century Standards.


Saturday October 25, 2014 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Woodstock Two Hard Rock

1:15pm

750 - Problems that Motivate Students&Necessitate Algebra Concepts
Limited Capacity seats available

Participants will be introduced to holistic problems that necessitate the use of Algebra standards. These problems help teachers build connections between the mathematical practices and the content they teach. Handouts provided.
Evaluation Poll Code: 47105 

Speakers
SF

Suzie Fore

Vice Principal, SDUSD
JO

Jannelle Olivier

Common Core Support Teachers, San Diego Unified School District


Saturday October 25, 2014 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Plaza A Hilton

1:15pm

752 - Do the Math: Like Your Life Depends On It
Limited Capacity seats available

The pressure is higher than ever to use investigative tasks in mathematics. Come experience "life or death" investigations that help us understand what meaningful tasks look like. Come consider your choices... and construct viable arguments.
Evaluation Poll Code: 47115 

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer North Morris

Jennifer North Morris

Marana HS
Coaching | Professional Development | K-12



Saturday October 25, 2014 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Roxy Two Hard Rock

1:15pm

763 - Transforming How We Make Sense of Congruence and Similarity
Limited Capacity seats available

How can we show that two figures are congruent and/or similar to each other? In this session, we will use rigid motions, dilations, and several interesting tasks to explore and deepen student understanding of the congruence and similarity of figures.
http://tinyurl.com/CMC-S-Wilson-1
Evaluation Poll Code: 47131 

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Wilson

Jennifer Wilson

Mathematics Teacher & Curriculum Specialist, Rankin County School District
bit.ly/slowmathtrig | bit.ly/AccessibleSMPs | | Teacher & Learner of mathematics. | Live sustainably at First Fruits Farm with chickens, donkey, dog, cat, kitten, 2 daughters, and husband. | Use technology in classroom to make my students' thinking visible.


Saturday October 25, 2014 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Roxy One Hard Rock

1:15pm

766 - Yawning is Contagious? Testing for differences in Algebra 2
Limited Capacity seats available

CCSS asks students to use simulations to evaluate if 2 treatments are different. Using Mythbusters, we will explore simulations to challenge their conclusion about contagious yawns. Simulations will be performed using cards, calculators and software.
Evaluation Poll Code: 47126 

Speakers
avatar for Jared Derksen

Jared Derksen

Teacher Specialist, Mathematics, Chaffey JUHSD



Saturday October 25, 2014 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Catalina Renaissance

1:15pm

770 - Standards for Mathematical Practice in an Urban Context
Limited Capacity seats available

Presented are teacher changes and student outcomes resulting from a program designed to prepare teachers to confidently implement standards of mathematical practice and teach abstract quantitative reasoning in a challenging urban high school.
Evaluation Poll Code: 47123 

Speakers
KB

Kyndall Brown

California Mathematics Project



Saturday October 25, 2014 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Mesquite B PSCC

1:15pm

771 - Exploring Mean, Median, and Mode in the Common Core for HS
Limited Capacity seats available

Defining, Understanding, and Applying Mean, Median, and Mode from Common Core Standards to Secondary Algebra 1 & 2 courses. Middle Schools teachers encouraged to attend to understand learning progressions.
Evaluation Poll Code: 47138 



Saturday October 25, 2014 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Andreas Renaissance

1:15pm

796 - Exploring Project Based Learning through the lens of CCSS
Limited Capacity seats available

In this workshop we will look at a variety of tried and true projects for the math classroom. Participants will experience the initial steps of a project and will walk away with ideas to help implement CCSS aligned projects in their classrooms.
Evaluation Poll Code: 47179 

Speakers
avatar for Jade White

Jade White

HTH Math Teacher



Saturday October 25, 2014 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Tapestry Hilton

1:15pm

749 - Asynchronous Explorations
Limited Capacity seats available

We will look at leveraging technology to 1) launch mathematical explorations, 2) scaffold student exploration, and 3) facilitate student discourse (or student sharing) in an asynchronous format.
Evaluation Poll Code: 47112 


Saturday October 25, 2014 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Smoke Tree D PSCC

1:15pm

799 - Dial up the “math noise” in your classroom
Limited Capacity seats available

Tune in to this session that focuses on increasing student dialogue and discussion.  Effective collaboration and communication strategies that support the Mathematical Practices and building deep conceptual understanding will be modeled.
Evaluation Poll Code: 47181  



Saturday October 25, 2014 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Mesquite A

3:15pm

801 - Teaching Math Using Real-world topics
Limited Capacity seats available

We’ll model a range of lessons that use real-world topics to teach math and promote critical thinking. Questions include: Is Wheel of Fortune rigged? Should you foul at the end of a close basketball game? How much can you really trust your memory?
Evaluation Poll Code: 45859 

Speakers
KA

Karim Ani

Mathalicious


Saturday October 25, 2014 3:15pm - 4:44pm
Primrose B PSCC

3:15pm

880 - Modeling the Suez Canal: A $Million System of Equations
Limited Capacity seats available

This talk presents a real-world modeling activity to demonstrate the CCSS modeling process. We will use 2nd year algebra to develop a model of the traffic flow in the Suez Canal, and find an optimal solution for how to organize the flow of traffic.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45076 
 

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 October 25, 2014 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Plaza A Hilton

3:15pm

895 - Building Confidence with CCSS Probability
Limited Capacity seats available

Probability can be daunting, especially when two events are involved. Real data and interesting questions can help students make sense of probability. Two-way tables and tree diagrams will be used as tools to help build confident problem solvers.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45985 
 

Speakers
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 October 25, 2014 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Palm Canyon Hilton

3:15pm

834 - Modeling with Mathematics to Promote Better Problem Solvers
Limited Capacity seats available

Discover the world of modeling with mathematics and develop student problem solvers in the process. Describe, discuss, and implement “math talks” to facilitate student group conversations.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45938 
 


Saturday October 25, 2014 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Plaza C Hilton
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3:15pm

841 - Occupy Mars High Motivational STEAM++ Project Based-Learning
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how we integrate special needs, gifted and English language learners into our high motivational STEAM ++ math and language based Occupy Mars Learning Adventures, Backpack Journalism, Backpack Science and Backpack Robotics programs.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45942 
 

Speakers
avatar for Bob Barboza

Bob Barboza

Founder/Director, Barboza Space Center
Bob Barboza is an educator, STEAM++ journalists, designer and founder of the Barboza Space Center and Kids Talk Radio Science. He trains Jr. astronauts, engineers and scientists for the "Occupy Mars Learning Adventures." His students and interns are learning about Mars probes, robot... Read More →


Saturday October 25, 2014 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Mojave Lrng Ctr Renaissance

3:15pm

847 - Using iPads Effectively with One or a Class Set
Limited Capacity seats available

See how to incorporate the TI-Nspire app for iPads in your math classroom from grades 7 to 12, as a demo tool or in a 1-1 situation. See how to integrate graphing, geometry, spreadsheets, data, statistics – all communicating together in one cool app!
Evaluation Poll Code: 45957 
 

Speakers
avatar for Tom Reardon

Tom Reardon

Mathematics Instructor, Youngstown State University
I like to integrate problem solving, rich tasks, excellent questioning techniques, standards, and appropriate technologies. Technologies that I use include iPads and math apps, SMART Boards, and TI technologies. | I am currently working on some interactive activities that help students... Read More →


Saturday October 25, 2014 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Mesquite B PSCC

3:15pm

848 - Using Feedback & Revision to Improve Communicating Reasoning
Limited Capacity seats available

In math class students are taught, first draft equals final draft. By using peer feedback and revision, students can learn how to persevere in their own problem solving, and also how to construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45961 
 

Speakers
avatar for Patrick Callahan

Patrick Callahan

Co-Director of the California Mathematics Project, Callahan Consulting
I'm a mathematician who is passionate about making the world a better place by improving mathematics education for all students and teachers. I am the statewide co-director of the California Mathematics Project and have recently founded a consulting company to help teachers, administrators... Read More →
avatar for Jessica Balli Murk

Jessica Balli Murk

Math Teacher/Education Consultant, Callahan Consulting
I'm a high school math teacher with 9 years of experience. I have always had a passion for professional development and have recently taken on a position of education consultant with Dr. Patrick Callahan (www.callahan-consulting.org). My students are my favorite part of my job because... Read More →


Saturday October 25, 2014 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Primrose C PSCC

3:15pm

852 - Do the Math: Like Your Life Depends On It
Limited Capacity seats available

The pressure is higher than ever to use investigative tasks in mathematics. Come experience "life or death" investigations that help us understand what meaningful tasks look like. Come consider your choices... and construct viable arguments.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45972 
 

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer North Morris

Jennifer North Morris

Marana HS
Coaching | Professional Development | K-12



Saturday October 25, 2014 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Roxy Two Hard Rock

3:15pm

853 - Trike Wars! How great tasks create great problem solvers
Limited Capacity seats available

A hands-on demonstration of a strong mathematical task focused on developing linear relationships. Students are engaged in an open-ended task that utilizes the math practices. Information to many more CCSS class-ready tasks available.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45973 
 


Saturday October 25, 2014 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Andreas Renaissance

3:15pm

863 - Transforming How We Make Sense of Congruence and Similarity
Limited Capacity seats available

How can we show that two figures are congruent and/or similar to each other? In this session, we will use rigid motions, dilations, and several interesting tasks to explore and deepen student understanding of the congruence and similarity of figures.
http://tinyurl.com/CMC-S-Wilson-1
Evaluation Poll Code: 47131 
 

Speakers
avatar for Jennifer Wilson

Jennifer Wilson

Mathematics Teacher & Curriculum Specialist, Rankin County School District
bit.ly/slowmathtrig | bit.ly/AccessibleSMPs | | Teacher & Learner of mathematics. | Live sustainably at First Fruits Farm with chickens, donkey, dog, cat, kitten, 2 daughters, and husband. | Use technology in classroom to make my students' thinking visible.


Saturday October 25, 2014 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Roxy One Hard Rock

3:15pm

890 - Calculus and the TI-Nspire CAS
Limited Capacity seats available

Explore Calculus with the dynamic features of the TI-Nspire CAS. Practice the skills needed for the AP exam and work though pre-made documents that distinguishes the TI-Nspire from other graphing calculators. Appropriate for beginners.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45981 
 

Speakers
avatar for Kimberley  Thomas

Kimberley Thomas

Math Teacher, Glendale Union High School District
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 October 25, 2014 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Smoke Tree B PSCC

3:15pm

842 - Put Remediation in the Hands of Your Students With AR
Limited Capacity seats available

Capture student excitement with technology and critical questioning. This session takes the tech-curious math teacher and presents steps to place remediation in the hands of students without reteaching the lesson using Augmented Reality.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45943 
 

Speakers
avatar for John Stevens

John Stevens

John is an instructional math and technology coach in Southern California. He is the author of Table Talk Math and co-author of The Classroom Chef, blogs about his passions at http://fishing4tech.com, and would love to create more opportunities for kids to love mathematics.
avatar for Matt Vaudrey

Matt Vaudrey

A Google Certified Innovator and EdTech Coach from Southern California, Matt brings risk-taking to the forefront of the classroom. His students — kids and adults — build confidence and motivation by taking risks in a safe environment where failure is cheap. His book, The Classroom... Read More →


Saturday October 25, 2014 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Sierra Renaissance

3:15pm

813 - Rethinking how we respond to student misconceptions
Limited Capacity seats available

The artful teacher has the ability to build confident problem solvers. It begins with how we respond to student productions in the classroom. We will look at video examples and consider alternative ways to respond to student misconceptions.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45870 

Speakers
KW

Kelli Wasserman

Math Consultant, Independent


Saturday October 25, 2014 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Chino B Renaissance

3:15pm

850 - Introduction to BLAST Learning
Limited Capacity seats available

This session will lead you through what BLAST blended learning is and how it is implemented in the math classroom. We will learn how to incorporate station rotations and technology in order to differentiate for all students effectively.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45964 
 

Speakers

Saturday October 25, 2014 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Smoke Tree D PSCC

3:15pm

899 - Understanding CalSTRS PERS and Social Security
Limited Capacity seats available

This presentation applies to teachers of all grade levels. We will be discussing the inner workings of the CalSTRS, PERS, and Social Security system and specifically how it applies to each person.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45989

Speakers

Saturday October 25, 2014 3:15pm - 4:45pm
Mesquite A