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

Thank you for making the conference a huge success!

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See you next year, November  6-7, 2015!!
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Friday, October 24


180 - Mathematical Modeling - Problem Solving in Action! Smoke Tree ABetty Gasque 190 - Taylor Series: A Beautiful Story Behind a Most Dreaded Topic Plaza ABence Szamosfalvi 191 - Calculus Before Calculus Plaza BSusan Keeble 101 - How Old is the Shepherd? Primrose ARobert Kaplinsky 137 - Transforming Mathematical Practices into Action Santa RosaJuli Dixon 142 - Algebra Intervention & CCSS: Prob Solving, the Intersection Woodstock OneMardi Gale 143 - Engineering a Number Line – a Common Core unit for all ages Primrose CBrent Ferguson 144 - Promoting Mathematical Discourse: Mystery Bags, Speed Dating Primrose DMark Ellis • Susanna Meza 150 - Assess Mathematical Practices using Practice-Forward tasks Palladium SouthMona Toncheff 152 - Polynomials, Logarithms and Trigonometric Functions AndreasAnna Kwak 153 - Merging the 'Bookends' of STEM: Science and math Chino BLeann Iacuone • Jeff Lukens 160 - I have to write? I thought we were in algebra! Mesquite FEsmeralda Orozco • William Stuart 161 - HANDS ON TRANSFORMATIONS: RIGID MOTIONS Mojave Lrng CtrShelley Kriegler 162 - Understanding Functions Through Problem Solving Pueblo BStaci Shackelford 163 - Writing activities that SUPPORT common core initiatives Mesquite BDr. Robert Gerver 164 - The Art of Questioning: Transforming Your PLC Smoke Tree BJennifer Wilson 170 - Build the Algebraic Foundation for Confident Problem Solvers Mesquite EAl Rabanera • Armandina Turner 172 - Mira Mira on the Wall: Hands on Constructions in Geometry SierraKyndall Brown 193 - Strengthen statistical interpretations with technology Smoke Tree DLinda Saeta 195 - Estimating a Margin of Error from a Sample Survey TapestryDaren Starnes 196 - Providing Students Specific Feedback from Diagnostic Data Roxy OneBruce Arnold 105 - Build Competent Problem Solvers with Rubrics not Percentages Smoke Tree CTim Hudson 148 - La Cucina Matematica: Free Tools for your Math Kitchen Roxy TwoJohn Stevens • Matt Vaudrey 149 - NSPIRE PROBLEM SOLVERS WITH DOC PLAYER Smoke Tree FSherrina Clark


203 - Reasoning, discovering, and critiquing with networked tasks Primrose BEli Luberoff 280 - ATTACKING FINANCE PROBLEMs ALGEBRAICALLY Mesquite BDr. Robert Gerver 290 - Calculus Before Calculus Plaza ASusan Keeble 232 - The Multiplication Table is STILL the right math tool Plaza BChristopher Brown • Luis Vasquez 240 - Fostering Perseverance with Interesting Math Problems Pueblo ANanette Johnson 239 - Algebra Intervention & CCSS: Prob Solving, the Intersection Palladium SouthMardi Gale 245 - Got the HOTS for Math? Woodstock TwoChris Shore 246 - Using Google Forms for Quick Formative Assessments Smoke Tree DRachel Lasek 247 - Are Students Using Technology or Is Technology Using Them? Mesquite HAvery Pickford 251 - Creating a Classroom Culture of Confident Problem Solving Palladium NorthFILLINGJames Short 252 - Notebook with Foldables: A Tool to Organize Student Learning SierraBence Szamosfalvi 261 - The Great Applied Problem & Other Individualized Activities Mesquite ETom Reardon 262 - Put Yourself in Your Algebra Problems with Digital Video Smoke Tree BAllan Bellman 206 - Integrated Mathematics Courses: 'a-g' & Common Core Aligned Chino BOghwa Ladner • Stephen Mason 270 -Sidewalks of Prague Smoke Tree CMaureen Burkhart • Michelle Katz 271 - The reaL WORLD: TI-NSPIRE pALM SPRINGS Smoke Tree AScott Bricker • Monique Harrison 272 - Solutions, Extraneous Solutions, & the Logic of Solving Eqns AndreasJoshua Chesler 295 - Projects Promote Statistical Understanding: Common Core & AP TapestryDaren Starnes 291 - “MOVING” THROUGH CALCULUS – ANIMATIONS PROPEL UNDERSTANDING Primrose DAudrey Weeks 205 - Building the plane while flying: Our story of implementation Mesquite GKathy Bradley • Angela Torres 248 - Exploring Project Based Learning through the lens of CCSS Roxy TwoAmy Callahan • Jade White 299 - Finding and Addressing Common Core Math Gaps from K to 12 Mesquite AFrankie Mata


301 - Come On In the Math is Fine! Dive into the CA Math Framework Primrose CTom Adams • Lisa Grant 302 - Mathematical Reasoning: Why we are bad at it Primrose APatrick Callahan 336 - Barbie, Ken and STEM: Tasks and Projects to Prompt Learning Woodstock OneCarole Greenes 304 - BRINGING PROBLEM-SOLVING INTO YOUR MATH CLASSROOM CatalinaFawn Nguyen 345 - Modeling Mathematics Using Problem-Solving Tasks Primrose BAndrew Stadel 346 - You Talkin’ to Me? Discourse and Mathematics Pueblo AFILLINGJoe Garland • Phet Pease 347 - Martin Gardner and the mathematical practices AndreasMichael Serra 348 - To own the MATH is to love the math Chino BJeff Lukens 349 - Apps -- an unusual key to problem solving RoxyFILLINGDiana Herrington 350 - Transformational Geometry with Geogebra Smoke Tree FArmando Martinez-Cruz • Ross Morrow 351 - Desmos: Infinite graphing power on every device. For free. Mesquite BMichael Fenton 352 - CCSS, Questioning Techniques, Technology, and Rich Tasks Mesquite ETom Reardon 353 - Trike Wars! How great tasks create great problem solvers AndreasMitch Heethius • Marti Hoyt 360 - Battleships, shuffleboard and problem solving-a connection? Santa RosaClaudia Maness 361 - How I Met Your Mother Function Mojave Lrng CtrIvan Cheng • Jaspreet Sandha 363 - “MOVING” THROUGH ALGEBRA – ANIMATIONS PROPEL UNDERSTANDING Primrose DAudrey Weeks 370 - Using Anchor Tasks to Drive Instructional Shifts Smoke Tree BKyle Atkin 371 - Using Technology to Enhance Common Core Mathematics Smoke Tree DFILLINGMyra Deister 372 - Competence and Confidence with the TI-Nspire CX CAS Smoke Tree AJoanne Ryan 373 - Formulas No More: The Power of Inductive Reasoning SierraAlexandra Lee • Bence Szamosfalvi 393 - Strengthen statistical interpretations with technology Smoke Tree ELinda Saeta 390 - Calculus in the cc ERA: HOW THE cc mP'S relate TO CALCulus Plaza AEric Shulman 395 - Statistics, Sports, and Real Research: a new experiment TapestryWilliam Thill 307 - Common Core Circles: Selecting Awesome tasks Smoke Tree CBruce Grip • Dina Williams


401 - CA Math Framework: A Tool for Teachers of English Learners Primrose CJose Dorado • Deborah Franklin • Lisa Grant 403 -Preparing Problem Solvers to Think Mathematically PasadenaCathy Seeley 491 - I Love My AP Calculus Class! Plaza BHoward Alcosser 495 - Building Confidence with CCSS Statistical Inference TapestryJason Molesky • Douglas Tyson 437 - Effective CCSS Math Prep Through Personalized Learning Pueblo BRaymond Ramos 442 - Building Connections Through Authentic Tasks Santa RosaErin Fraser • Brian Shay 444 - Be Creative with Problems, Projects and Performance Tasks Palladium NorthMarcella Cook • Linda Faulk 452 - Turning Students Into Posers + Solvers Mesquite BMichael Fenton 461 - Using the TI-Nspire as a Problem Solving Tool Smoke Tree ADavid Reeves 462 - Using Google Apps to launch the Transformation Smoke Tree FCheryl Brown 463 - The oohs and aahs of Math Practice Standard 3 Chino BRobin Levine-Wissing • Rhoda McInerney 464 - Put Yourself in Your Algebra Problems with Digital Video Smoke Tree BAllan Bellman 470 - The Task at Hand: Making Task-Based Learning Work for You SierraNate Goza • Liem Tran 471 - My (brief?) Journey as a Geometry Textbook Author/Publisher Mesquite EBill Doherty 490 - Problem-Solving with the FUNdaMENTAL Theorem Plaza ABrent Ferguson 466 - Mathematical Modeling with Strawberries and videos Primrose DSean Nank 406 - Common Core Circles: Enacting Awesome Tasks Smoke Tree CMichael Farber • Jennifer Montgomery 405 - Empowering African American and Latino Youth for Success Mojave Lrng CtrLarry Bell 445 - Tricks of the Trade AndreasFILLINGMichael Serra 499 - A Step Beyond STEAM Mesquite AMaz Wright
Saturday, October 25


501 - Erase Math Failure Through Mindset & Multi-dimensional Math PasadenaJo Boaler 506 - Developing a Lens of Structure to Build Mathematical Meaning SierraCasey Hawthorne • Beth Rackliffe 539 - Improving reasoning through Written Performance Assessments Mesquite CJohn Woodward 541 - Promoting Students’ Understanding of The Nature of Math Palladium SouthRong-Ji Chen 547 - Developing Algebraic Reasoning from Quantitative Reasoning Plaza DGenevieve Esmende • Osvaldo Soto 548 - Soar With Common Core Math Fun (Grades 6 – 11) Woodstock OneMichael Hattar • Viken "Vik" Hovsepian 551 - Getting Students to Talk Confidently (about Math!) Palladium NorthKathleen Strange 552 - Desmos: Infinite graphing power on every device. For free. Mesquite FMichael Fenton 553 - Building Mathematicians Through Rich Experiences Mojave Lrng CtrVanessa Cerrahoglu • Jeremy Hansuvadha 560 - A Crash Course in Stats Concepts in Integrated 1/Algebra 1 AndreasRenee Kollar-Bachman • Tina Shinsato 561 - Who, Me, i am going to teach statistics in algebra 1 and 2? Smoke Tree ARobin Levine-Wissing • Rhoda McInerney 562 - Persevering through Algebra 1 and Geometry Problems Smoke Tree BKatie Martinez 563 - Problems that Motivate Students & Necessitate Geom Concepts Plaza ASuzie Fore • Jannelle Olivier 570 - Transitioning to CCSS in Your Algebra Classroom Mesquite BKasey Grant • Al Rabanera 571 - The Pressure of Hitting Two Birds with One Stone Chino ALeann Iacuone • Elizabeth Wilson Ludy 550 - Algebra In Disguise: That’s Magic Chino BBianca Converse • Cherlyn Converse 565 - Dynamic Algebra Building Competent Confident Problem Solvers Pueblo AChris Mackenzie 507 - CCS Problem Solving for English Learners – It is Possible! Woodstock Two 508 - leverage the mathematical Practices to build perseverance Primrose AMatt Larson 505 - Learn How To Integrate Filmmaking and Mathematics Santa RosaJohn J. Gaines • Rogelio Villasano Jr.


601 - offering a thought-provoking experience through math Primrose BEdward Burger 680 - Modeling the Suez Canal: A $Million System of Equations Roxy OneDan Teague 645 - Pizza & Patterns: Student-Developed Slope/Intercept Concepts Woodstock TwoIlene Foster • Wayne Snyder 646 - Using Google Forms for Quick Formative Assessments Mesquite DRachel Lasek 647 - TI Navigator system--The right tool for the job Smoke Tree ANaomi Fried-Kokason • Tania Lopez- Hipple 648 - Using Digital Storytelling to Bring California CCSM to Life CatalinaStephanie Castleberry • Bryan Portnoy 649 - Quantitative Problem Solving: the Parametric Approach Mojave Lrng CtrManuel Chavez 650 - Building Structures That Guide Student Sense-Making Plaza BJavier Garcia 651 - Getting Students to Talk Confidently (about Math!) Palladium NorthKathleen Strange 652 - Lots of Squares: An example from the Digital Library Mesquite CSean Nank • Tiffany Obrien 661 - Who, Me, i am going to teach statistics in algebra 1 and 2? Smoke Tree BRobin Levine-Wissing • Rhoda McInerney 663 - Preparing for New CCSSM Geometry Standards Plaza DFrances Henderson • Osvaldo Soto 670 - Crocodiles, Logs and the Mathematical Practice Standards Primrose CGail Burrill 672 - Creating quality Common Core assessments and activities Chino BSarah Jensen 696 - Implementing CCSS for HS students starting the CC experience TapestryKristine Cunningham • Jeanette Scott 665 - Dynamic Algebra Building Competent Confident Problem Solvers Pueblo AChris Mackenzie 671 - Problem solving with π Smoke Tree FKellie Evans • Kyle Ramstad 699 - Differentiated Implementation of the Problem Based Task Mesquite ARebecca Johnson


701 - Fake-World Math: Math Modeling Gone Wrong & Getting It Right Primrose BDan Meyer 795 - Teaching Sampling and Experiments IN AP Statistics Palm CanyonJason Molesky • Douglas Tyson 737 - Literacy and the CCSSM: Reading & Writing for Understanding Smoke Tree EDavid Pugalee 739 - Unraveling the Mysteries of Geometry by Building a Box Chino ANicholas Restivo 740 - Improving reasoning through Written Performance Assessments Mesquite CJohn Woodward 746 - Transformulas: simplifying relationships with hi & lo tech SierraJedidiah Butler 748 - The Creepy Roller Coaster Ride: Building A Common Core Unit Woodstock TwoChris Shore 750 - Problems that Motivate Students&Necessitate Algebra Concepts Plaza ASuzie Fore • Jannelle Olivier 752 - Do the Math: Like Your Life Depends On It Roxy TwoJohn Berray • Jennifer North Morris 760 - 14 Ways to PROBLEM SOLVE Like A Mathematician Mojave Lrng CtrJillian Riehl 761 - Use elbow-grease: build air-duct elbows using constructions Chino BClaudia Maness 762 - How well do my students know the algebra they need to know? Smoke Tree BJudy Kysh 763 - Transforming How We Make Sense of Congruence and Similarity Roxy OneJennifer Wilson 766 - Yawning is Contagious? Testing for differences in Algebra 2 CatalinaJared Derksen 770 - Standards for Mathematical Practice in an Urban Context Mesquite BKyndall Brown 771 - Exploring Mean, Median, and Mode in the Common Core for HS AndreasAmy Aviv • Susan Sim-Kim 796 - Exploring Project Based Learning through the lens of CCSS TapestryAmy Callahan • Jade White 749 - Asynchronous Explorations Smoke Tree DGreg Baird • Brandon Luke 745 - Similarity with Geogebra Smoke Tree FArmando Martinez-Cruz • Ross Morrow 799 - Dial up the “math noise” in your classroom Mesquite AMelissa Heinz • Stephanie Patterson