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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

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

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

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

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
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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
 
Saturday, October 25
 

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
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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
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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

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
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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

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

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