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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


135 - Exploring Fractions Through Number Talks Routine San JacintoShelah Feldstein • Kim Webb 136 - Preparing a good math game – from my desk to yours Plaza CGreisy Winicki Landman 101 - How Old is the Shepherd? Primrose ARobert Kaplinsky 137 - Transforming Mathematical Practices into Action Santa RosaJuli Dixon 139 - Use Cubes As a Setting for Your Problem Solving Woodstock TwoDennis Mulhearn 141 - Fantasy Baseball: A Task for Project-Based Learning Mesquite CAndrea Hammond • Gregory Hammond 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 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 199 - Middle Years Catch Up: Games WITH CARDS AND DICE Mesquite AJohn Felling


203 - Reasoning, discovering, and critiquing with networked tasks Primrose BEli Luberoff 232 - The Multiplication Table is STILL the right math tool Plaza BChristopher Brown • Luis Vasquez 238 - Supporting Critical Thinking in the Math Classroom Mesquite CKatie DeGraffenreid • Kimberly Voge 240 - Fostering Perseverance with Interesting Math Problems Pueblo ANanette Johnson 241 - Real students! Real classrooms! Real problems! Pueblo BBrent Jackson 243 - Teasing Out the Math – The Art of Facilitation RoxyJason Chamberlain • Mike Chamberlain 244 - Developing Problem Solvers Through Graphing Relationships Woodstock OneStacey Olson • Courtney Schreiman 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 250 - Don't Call Me After Midnight - Solving Equations with DCMAM Mesquite FVanessa Amorin 251 - Creating a Classroom Culture of Confident Problem Solving Palladium NorthFILLINGJames Short 252 - Notebook with Foldables: A Tool to Organize Student Learning SierraBence Szamosfalvi 260 - hands on transformations: dilations and similarity Mojave Lrng CtrShelley Kriegler 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 214 - Scaffolding Academic Language in Math for Accessing Rigor Palm CanyonDeborah Shepherd 215 - Supporting English Language Development In Math San JacintoShelah Feldstein • Kim Webb 216 - Real and Virtual Manipulatives: Effectively Teach the CCSS Santa RosaKevin Dykema 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 335 - Persevere through the CCSS with ExploreLearning GIZMOS! Cactus 336 - Barbie, Ken and STEM: Tasks and Projects to Prompt Learning Woodstock OneCarole Greenes 339 - Digging into Fraction Division Palladium NorthJulie McNamara • Morri Spang 340 - 50+ CALCULATOR ACTIVITIES/GAMES TO ENCOURAGE PROBLEM SOLVING Mesquite FLynda Wormell 342 - Instructional practices that build competent problem solvers Plaza BAnn Trescott 343 - Math Practices & NCTM Teaching Practices = Problem Solving Woodstock TwoTrudy Mitchell 344 - TWO-WAY TABLES: A CHALLENGING NEW 8TH GRADE STATS STANDARD Mesquite HChase Orton 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 307 - Common Core Circles: Selecting Awesome tasks Smoke Tree CBruce Grip • Dina Williams 311 - 3 Steps to Move From Procedural to Conceptual Teaching Palm CanyonChristina Tondevold


402 - Teaching Number Sense to the iGeneration Primrose AEric Milou 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 422 - Math Happens When Children Wonder About What Authors Write Woodstock TwoDavid Schwartz 822 - Claim, Support, Question – Thinking Routine Smoke Tree DJeff Linder • Vanessa Scarlett 435 - Groups that Work – Building Collaborative Problem Solvers Roxy TwoEllen Crews • Annette Wilson 436 - Tools to Develop Competent and Confident Problem Solvers Palm CanyonMelanie Maxwell • Stephen Sher 437 - Effective CCSS Math Prep Through Personalized Learning Pueblo BRaymond Ramos 440 - Number line: empowering mathematical thinking Primrose BBrad Fulton 441 - Games and Dancing in Pre-Algebra and Algebra Mesquite HIvona Grzegorczyk 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 450 - A Scaled Up Approach to Area, Surface Area and Volume RoxyRoberto Garcia • Johnny Reyes 451 - Building Students' Confidence as Persevering Problem Solvers Palladium SouthJeanne Ramos 452 - Turning Students Into Posers + Solvers Mesquite BMichael Fenton 460 - Transforming Transformational Geometry Mesquite FJessica Jordan • Brisia De La Rosa 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 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 535 - Get Students Arguing in Class with Number Sense Activities CatalinaAndrew Stadel 538 - A “Hands On” Approach to the Distributive Property Palm CanyonDavid Chamberlain 536 - Area - Where Can I Find Great Problems? Plaza BDennis Mulhearn 537 - starters & stumpers to keep minds in motion Primrose BCook Marcy 540 - promoting mathematical practices through student discourse Primrose DBrad Fulton 539 - Improving reasoning through Written Performance Assessments Mesquite CJohn Woodward 541 - Promoting Students’ Understanding of The Nature of Math Palladium SouthRong-Ji Chen 542 - Increasing Student Competence through Mathematical Modeling Mesquite ELisa Maggiore • Nancy Butler Wolf 544 - CCSS Middle School Proportional Reasoning: it’s a big deal! RoxyMark Goldstein • Cynthia Raff 546 - Using Bivariate Data to Problem Solve & Create Explanations Plaza CDavid Harris • Susan Zwiep 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 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 509 - Building Better Blends Mesquite HMyeisha Phillips • Erich Zeller 505 - Learn How To Integrate Filmmaking and Mathematics Santa RosaJohn J. Gaines • Rogelio Villasano Jr. 543 - Number line math for middle years Primrose CJohn Felling


601 - offering a thought-provoking experience through math Primrose BEdward Burger 632 - Getting to the Core of Solving Problems Smoke Tree ENicholas Restivo 641 - What’s new in CCSS middle school proportional reasoning? RoxyMark Goldstein • Cynthia Raff 642 - Restoring Order to Permutations and Combinations Mesquite HSarah Anderson • Patrick Kimani 643 - Problem Solving in the RP Domain Using a Double Number Line Mesquite EJudy Keeney • Jennifer Moffett 644 - NASA Smart skies: problem solving in air traffic control Smoke Tree DRebecca Green 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 660 - Hands-On Strategies for Transformational Geometry San JacintoJulie Joseph 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 665 - Dynamic Algebra Building Competent Confident Problem Solvers Pueblo AChris Mackenzie 616 - Teaching English Language Learners through Rich Math Tasks Smoke Tree CGlenn Kenyon • Noam Szoke 615 - Mathematical Practice Standards in Action Mesquite GAnn Trescott


701 - Fake-World Math: Math Modeling Gone Wrong & Getting It Right Primrose BDan Meyer 723 - “Talk To Learn” Key Concepts & Academic Language Santa RosaDebra Coggins 736 - • Into the Core: Rigorous Tasks for All Plaza BMaria Tere Hirsch 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 742 - Problems to Exploit Seeing Structure & Generalization Plaza CJoanne Rossi Becker 743 - Catch the One That Got Away – Transforming Math Haters RoxyJason Chamberlain • Mike Chamberlain 744 - CCSS, Ratios and Proportions: Implications for Our Teaching Primrose CGail Burrill 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 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


801 - Teaching Math Using Real-world topics Primrose BKarim Ani 822 - Claim, Support, Question – Thinking Routine Palladium NorthJeff Linder • Vanessa Scarlett 832 - Spark Student Dialogue: Use Math Songs to Meet the Math CCSS Mesquite GLaMar Queen 833 - Problem Solving with Dynamic Geometry Software Smoke Tree FValerie Henry 834 - Modeling with Mathematics to Promote Better Problem Solvers Plaza CMichele Appleby • Hilda Castillo 839 - Exploring Math through Puzzles RoxyNancy Blachman 840 - Promoting Productive Struggle with Juicy Problems Mesquite FVicki Vierra 841 - Occupy Mars High Motivational STEAM++ Project Based-Learning Mojave Lrng CtrBob Barboza 843 - Mammoth Math: 40,000 Years and Counting Pueblo ACurt Abdouch • James Christman 844 - Revolutionary Math Intervention Woodstock TwoJanet Bales 846 - Examples and Resources for Mathematical Modeling Plaza BBrian Lim 847 - Using iPads Effectively with One or a Class Set Mesquite BTom Reardon 848 - Using Feedback & Revision to Improve Communicating Reasoning Primrose CPatrick Callahan • Jessica Balli Murk 851 - Let’s Put THEM back into MA-THEM-ATICS! Plaza DJennifer Branch • Roxanne Klarin 852 - Do the Math: Like Your Life Depends On It Roxy TwoJohn Berray • Jennifer North Morris 853 - Trike Wars! How great tasks create great problem solvers AndreasMitch Heethius • Marti Hoyt 863 - Transforming How We Make Sense of Congruence and Similarity Roxy OneJennifer Wilson 842 - Put Remediation in the Hands of Your Students With AR SierraJohn Stevens • Matt Vaudrey 818 - The Language of Mathematics Woodstock OneJohn J. Gaines 819 - Developing Mathematical Thinking through Literature VenturaWilliam Bintz • Sara Moore 820 - Real and Virtual Manipulatives: Effectively Teach the CCSS Palladium SouthKevin Dykema 813 - Rethinking how we respond to student misconceptions Chino BLaura Wallace • Kelli Wasserman 850 - Introduction to BLAST Learning Smoke Tree DBlaine Matis 899 - Understanding CalSTRS PERS and Social Security Mesquite ATodd Beckmann