CMC-South-2014 has ended
Welcome to the 55th Annual CMC-South Conference in fabulous Palm Springs!

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Leadership [clear filter]
Friday, October 24


201 - Decisions and Shifts Required by the Common Core State Stds
Limited Capacity seats available

Teachers, Admin & Parents are confronted with significant change in K-12 education, requiring changes in content and instructional practices. Negotiating these shifts and decisions will be discussed, curricular & assessment tools introduced & shared.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44191 

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David Foster

Executive Director, Silicon Valley Mathematics Initiative
David Foster is the executive director of the Silicon Valley Mathematics Initiative (SVMI) comprised of over 160 member districts in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Besides the intensive work in California, SVMI consults across the country including New York, Illinois, Massachusetts... Read More →

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


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 


Kathy Bradley

San Francisco Unified School District

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


306 - One District’s Journey for Making the CCSSM a Reality
Limited Capacity seats available

Cycles of professional development, unit planning, and district-wide math routines have made the CCSSM a reality. View sample unit plans, report cards, assessments, and a strategies booklet used to support teachers on their implementation journey.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44358 

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Christine Roberts

Mathematics Staff Development and Curriculum Specialist, Tulare County Office of Education
I have a passion for teaching and learning mathematics. Discovering how others think about and approach problems interests me. I love to hear mathematical thinking from students to better understand how they see and do mathematics.

Friday October 24, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
San Jacinto Renaissance
Saturday, October 25


509 - Building Better Blends
Limited Capacity seats available

Achieve CCSS goals, raise the bar for STEM performance in the US while integrating technology into the classroom successfully? The session unpacks how teachers can implement blended & competency-based learning from the ground up using ST Math.
Evaluation Poll Code: 44610 

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


802 - Leading Mathematics Change Across a School District
Limited Capacity seats available

We will describe our work leading a low achieving district towards mathematics change. We will share about our work with teachers, parents, administrators and the school board, and our ongoing mission towards widespread change through youcubed.org.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45862 

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Jo Boaler

Professor of Mathematics Education, Stanford Univ
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 3:15pm - 4:44pm
Primrose A PSCC


896 - Preparing Teachers to Get the Practices Across to Students
Limited Capacity seats available

So you want to get your students to Persevere in Problem Solving and Reason Abstractly? Well how do we get this out of them? By modeling classroom expectations and questioning techniques, participants will learn to implement the MPs.
Evaluation Poll Code: 45988 

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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 →

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