5- A Core Teaching Practice—Establishing and Using Goals Effectively

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM

2020 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

DeAnn Huinker

Formulating clear learning goals sets the stage for everything from planning to instruction to assessment. Both teachers and students need to be able to answer: What math is being learned? Why is it important? What is the learning progression? Examine ideas, issues, and examples of effectively implementing this core mathematics teaching practice.

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Burst

8- Building Proficiency in Mathematical Modeling

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM

2007 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Cheryl Gann

Using bite-size modeling settings, many features of math modeling can fit into everyday lessons. This helps students make sense of the math they are learning and prepares them for more extensive modeling problems. Classroom-tested modeling problems and solutions will be shared as we move from small modeling problems to the more extensive variety.

Presentation Format: 10-12 Session

15- Empowering ELLs to Speak: Strategies That Make a Difference

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM

Yerba Buena 5/6 (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Lisa M. Meyer

Co-Speaker:

Erin R. Mayer

Constructing arguments and critiquing the thinking of others is challenging for many students. It is even more so for our English language learners. Come learn concrete strategies to support ELL students in explaining their mathematical thinking and being more active participants in classroom discussions, partner games, and group activities.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Session

28- Providing Students with the Power to Prove!

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM

3001 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Mark A. Creager

Co-Speaker:

Michael Daiga

Proof is typically introduced by limiting the students’ responsibilities and scaffolding in new skills, but this gives students a false impression of what it means to prove. In our presentation we present activities that place the burden of proof on students but discuss ways to scaffold their reasoning toward mathematical proof.

Presentation Format: 10-12 Session

32- Take a Walk on the Random Side

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM

3007 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Ralph Pantozzi

Co-Speaker:

Cheryl Kaplun

Learn about the Museum of Math's 2014 Rosenthal Prize winning lesson! We’ll stand shoulder-to-shoulder and let coin flips lead us forward or back. What will happen? For certain, you’ll learn about randomness, compound events, combinations, and data distributions. Join our random walk! A greater sample size = a stunning display of probability!

Presentation Format: 6-8 Session

34.6- HP Prime: A Breakthrough in Mathematics Education Technology!

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM

122 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

ExWkshp HP Inc

Here’s your chance to get acquainted with HP Prime: the app-based, full-color graphing calculator with a multi-touch, gesture-driven user interface. You will receive a free copy of the virtual HP Prime for PC at the end of the session. Come experience the simplicity and power of HP Prime, pinch to zoom on a graph, a table of function values, and more.

Presentation Format: Exhibitor Workshops

36- Bridging Math and Science through Elementary Engineering

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM

308 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Chantal Balesdent

How does math add meaning to science? Why is science essential to engineering? Come be a civil engineer and test bridge models, graph your data, and use what you learned to design a strong, stable bridge. Find out how the three disciplines of math, science, and engineering depend upon each other and together lead to a powerful learning experience.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Workshop

37- Building a Whole School Foundation for Mathematical Rigor

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM

Yerba Buena 3/4 (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Patricia Stephens-French

Co-Speaker:

Jennifer Throndsen

How do we design and implement strategic, focused professional development that ensures movement toward rich mathematical opportunities for all students? This session will provide you with the content and structures you need to lead your teachers into the world of rigorous mathematics in a cohesive, sequential format.

39- Developing Fact Fluency with Understanding—Not Gimmicks!

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM

302 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

James Leslie Burnett

Fluency is more than memorization of isolated facts. Students need to see connections between facts. They need visual models to help form a "mind picture" that connects to a thinking strategy. This session will utilize powerful visual aids and games that help students to master the basic addition and subtraction facts—with understanding!

Presentation Format: PreK-2 Workshop

41- Engaging Children with Literature and Improving Discourse in the Classroom

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM

3004 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Monique C. Lynch

Co-Speaker:

Mel Griffin

This workshop will explore five practices that promote mathematical discourse in the elementary classroom. Learning experiences with fractions and measurement will be used to actively engage workshop participants in firsthand use of these practices while modeling teacher and student interaction.

Presentation Format: PreK-2 Workshop

51- Statistical Significance: What Is It?

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM

2002 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Jeff Ziegler

Co-speakers:

Sara Brown
and
Paige Richards

Get ready to experience a task that shows how student expectations in statistics change as students move from middle into high school. Participants will engage in a hands-on activity that follows the progression of the CCSSM statistics standards. Leave the presentation with activities ready to be used immediately.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Workshop

54- Two-Way Frequency Tables: Teaching a New Statistics Standard Conceptually

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM

2003 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Chase L. Orton

Co-Speaker:

Shelley Kriegler

CCSSM asks students to investigate patterns of association in bivariate categorical data by creating and interpreting two-way frequency tables and constructing viable arguments. Attendees will deepen their knowledge of two-way tables in an engaging presentation and leave with conceptually driven lesson resources they can use with their students.

Presentation Format: 8-10 Workshop

55- Visualizing Mathematics Concepts: A Key to Making Connections

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM

3008 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Marc Garneau

Making connections, both within a concept and between concepts, is an important part of developing understanding. Discovering concepts through visual representations can provide a powerful entry point into making these connections. We'll explore a variety of tasks that can engage high school students to "see" the mathematics.

Presentation Format: 8-10 Workshop

61- Exploring Fraction Equivalence through Complex Fractions

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

3009 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Elif Safak

Co-Speaker:

Jennifer M. Tobias

Join us and explore different ways to model and interpret complex fractions to identify equivalent fractions. Find out how students manipulated and transformed complex fractions into equivalent fractions and used this experience to improve their understanding of fraction equivalence.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Session

65- How Good Are U.S. Students in Math? Fact and Fiction

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

Golden Gate A (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Peter Kloosterman

Co-Speaker:

Mark A. Creager

This session explores the conflicting mathematics results from the TIMSS, PISA, and NAEP assessments over the last fifty years. Examples of assessment items where U.S. students do well and where they struggle will be presented along with options for using assessment items to promote discourse in the classroom.

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session

73- Math Content Professional Development—Focus on Understanding

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

2020 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Richard Bisk

What's new about Common Core math? The word "understand" is on 72 of its 93 pages. What’s new is that students must understand it thoroughly, use it fluently, and apply it with confidence. Teacher content knowledge is essential.Teachers who don’t understand math well can’t teach for understanding. A PD content model will be presented.

80- Strategies and Scaffolds: Bridges to Understanding for Struggling Math Learners

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

3001 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Joan L. Steinberg

Co-Speaker:

Bethany N. Roditi

Students with LD, ADHD,and executive function weaknesses need alternative approaches in order to access the math curriculum. We will define the developmental factors that affect math, discuss the ways different types of learning problems affect the acquisition of math skills, and share differentiated math learning strategies.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Session

83- Using Identity and Agency to Frame Equitable Teaching Practices

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

3007 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Robert Q. Berry

This session uses vignettes and the voices of students and teachers to frame the Access and Equity Principle. Mathematics identity and agency serve as the framework for equitable teaching practices. Equitable teaching practices has significant implications for the eight Mathematics Teaching Practices discussed in Principle to Actions.

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session

88- Beyond Invert and Multiply: Making Sense of Fraction Computation

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM

3008 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Julie McNamara

Students often struggle with fraction computation. We’ll share hands-on strategies for helping students learn to compute accurately, efficiently, and with understanding. Activities will develop and build on students' "fraction sense" and help students understand fractions as numbers as called for in CCSSM. Video from classrooms will be shared.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Workshop

91- High on a Hill: Visualization, Spatial Reasoning, and Geometric Modeling

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM

3006 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Mary C. Cavanagh

Co-Speaker:

Carole E Greenes

The role of visualization, spatial reasoning, and geometric modeling will be explored to create mental images and predict how models will vary through various representations, cuts, folds, and transformations. Connections to other topics will include number, measurement, data, maps, children’s literature, language arts, art, and physical education.

Presentation Format: PreK-2 Workshop

92- Making Mathematicians: Daily Routines That Build Number Sense

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM

308 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Karen Pasiuk

Co-speakers:

Heidi Hayes
and
Kate Madura

Develop deep, conceptual understanding through quick, engaging daily number sense routines and workstation activities. Learn how to use a variety of visual tools for subitizing, composing, and decomposing numbers. Number sense apps will also be shared, and you will leave with activities to use immediately.

Presentation Format: PreK-2 Workshop

93- Making Middle School Math Come Alive with Games and Activities

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM

3004 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Christine Mikles

Participants will be actively engaged in this session. Manipulatives and games will be used to introduce and practice integer operations. We will work on order of operations not using PEMDAS. Participants will also do activities around graphing and tables. They will also do a scavenger hunt to look at justifying their answers to math situations.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Workshop

96- Nspiring Students in Data Representation and Scientific Inquiry

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM

2008 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Amber L. Muscarello

Experience the power of allowing students the freedom to design, implement, and film their own scientific investigations in the mathematics classroom. Utilizing TI-Nspire calculators, students then engage in meaningful data representation and analysis. See student-made projects and receive full lesson plans and rubrics.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Workshop

99- Professional Development 2.0: The Next Generation of PD

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM

Golden Gate C2 (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Erin Wheeler

Co-speakers:

Kate Austin
and
Dawn Pensack

Effective professional development should improve the learning experience for students. Instructional rounds, coaching cycles, modeling, and deliberate practice are tools for the next generation of professional learning. Participants will engage in these structures and develop a plan for implementation.

111- Challenging Precalculus Alternative Assessments Using the Free Online Desmos Calculator

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

2001 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Neil D. Cooperman

Co-Speaker:

Stephanie H. Cooperman

Learn about two major precalculus projects that will transform your students and help them to learn and to understand what they are doing. There is a "huge" difference between "doing" mathematics and "understanding" mathematics. Come learn how to make that happen. If possible, bring your laptop or smart device to begin to experience this yourself.

Presentation Format: 10-12 Session

113- Developing Growth Mindsets: Motivating Students to Grow Their Minds

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

303 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Eduardo Briceño

In this session we will examine the growth mindset, which is needed to unleash students’ motivation and self-efficacy. Eduardo will summarize key takeaways from research and practice, including insights on how we can foster school cultures that facilitate this higher level of learning, resilience, and performance.

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session

116- Illustrating the Statistical Process with Regression

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

2007 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Josh Tabor

Co-Speaker:

Daren Starnes

Does sitting in the front improve test scores? How much does the value of a used car decrease for each extra mile it is driven? In this session, we will use technology to illustrate the four-step statistical problem solving process (formulate questions, collect data, analyze data, draw conclusions) in contexts involving two quantitative variables.

Presentation Format: 8-10 Session

119- Learning from Research: Using Worked Examples in Math Class

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

3016 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Cathy Carroll

Research suggests that engaging students in explaining “worked examples” is more effective than completing traditional problem sets. In this session, you will experience some samples of and strategies for using “worked examples” while engaging students with the Standards for Mathematical Practice.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Session

122- Math Literacy! Acquire the Language of K–12 Mathematics

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

2009 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Algrenon T. Nelson

Apply the process of learning a second language to acquiring the language of mathematics. Students encounter a series of well-orchestrated reading, writing, listening, and speaking structures that allow them to progress from a beginning level of proficiency with the mathematics language to an advanced level of proficiency in grades K–12.

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session

123- Native American–Based Mathematics Materials for Undergraduate Courses

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

2020 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Miles R. Pfahl

Co-Speaker:

Charles P. Funkhouser

This project develops and researches undergraduate mathematics materials based in the culture and mathematics of Native American Peoples for integration into undergraduate courses. These materials are classroom ready. Topics include probability, number theory, transformational geometry, and elementary and secondary education.

Presentation Format: Higher Education Session

124- NCTM's Mathematics Education Trust Provides Grants and Scholarships

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

305 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Linda M Fulmore

Don't miss out! NCTM's Mathematics Education Trust (MET) supports teachers, students, and schools with funds for materials, lesson development, conferences, courses, professional development, and action research. Learn what's available and how to apply. Hear tips for choosing the most appropriate award for you and enhancing your chances to win it.

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session

125- Not Using Speed Tests? Now What?? Assessing Math Fluency

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Golden Gate C3 (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Kristin Alyssa Hilty

Learn how to develop automaticity and mental math skills with multiplication and division facts. We will explore strategies that assist students in developing their conceptual understanding of these concepts. Participants will leave with activities, games, and assessments that can immediately be implemented into their classroom routines.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Session

128- Professional Collaborative Inquiry: Creating Responsive Mathematical Experiences for Elementary Students

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

3005 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Janice Novakowski

Two collaborative inquiry projects will be shared including the structures used to support professional growth. The Reggio-Inspired Mathematics Project (K–3) looked at how Reggio-inspired practices enhance mathematical thinking and how the Place-Based Mathematics Project (K–5) examined practices that connect mathematics to the story of place.

Presentation Format: PreK-2 Session

130- Social Networks for Teaching Graph Theory

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

2005 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Todd A. Abel

Co-Speaker:

Mary E. Searcy

Graph theory is a important topic in discrete mathematics and an excellent low-threshold topic for mathematical reasoning and problem-solving. In this presentation, we discuss the use of social networks for introducing and teaching graph theory. Social network theory is relatable and rich in context. Key ideas and activities will be discussed.

Presentation Format: 10-12 Session

135- Fraction (or Fractured?) Understanding

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 11:30 AM-12:00 PM

2002 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Debi DePaul

Did you know that using a limited number of visual models for fractions hinders students’ abilities to internalize and generalize fraction concepts? Explore four different representations of fractions and why each is so critical. Learn how different types of models provide different perceptual features and therefore serve different purposes.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Burst

136- Magical Makeover! Strategies for Content Rigor, Relevance, and Richness

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 11:30 AM-12:00 PM

Golden Gate C2 (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Norma Gordon

Participants will learn how to give problems a 3R (rigor, relevance, rich) makeover. Makeovers will be demonstrated using given feedback and revised user-submitted CueThink community (OER) content. The session will include before/after examples, audience-enabled polling, and sharing of resources for coaching magical makeovers.

Language plays a critical role in the development of children's mathematical thinking and ability. In this session, we will look at how altering the complicated language of the teen years can help teachers to help all students make more sense of mathematics.

Presentation Format: PreK-2 Burst

142- Choosing Tasks for Productive Struggle, Not Frustration

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM

3005 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Jaclyn M. Murawska

Identifying cognitively demanding real-world tasks is the first step toward promoting productive struggle in mathematics. Participants will explore how to choose worthwhile tasks for productive struggle, how to effectively implement them while keeping frustration in check, and how these experiences can shape students' mathematical dispositions.

Presentation Format: 10-12 Session

158- Posing Purposeful Questions

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM

135 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Marcy B. Wood

Student talk is essential for learning math. Yet, as teachers, it is quite challenging to both reduce our talk and encourage students to say more. This presentation will describe how posing questions can purposefully engage students in rich mathematical discussions. We will also discuss how to overcome barriers that frequently stop student talk.

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session

159- Ready to Run a Business? Linking LEGO and Algebra

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM

134 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Thomas G. Edwards

Co-speakers:

S. Asli Ozgun-Koca
and
Kenneth R. Chelst

This Lego™ Pets activity models a real-world problem situation. After concretely creating ducks and dogs from Lego™ pieces, participants will decide how many of each to make in order to make the most profit. Then they will find and interpret a solution to a larger problem with the help of a spreadsheet application.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Session

162- Developing and Extending the Concept of a Radian

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM

Nob Hill C/D (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Roger S. Wolbert

Co-Speaker:

Erin R. Moss

This presentation engages you in a discovery-based task that supports students’ development of a deep conception of radian angle measures. You will investigate ways to use this understanding as a solid foundation for exploring related topics in trigonometry, guided by the Mathematics Teaching Practices specified by NCTM's Principles to Actions.

Presentation Format: 10-12 Session

164- Understanding Quadratic Functions through Transformations

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM

2005 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Carrie Hair

Co-Speaker:

Jenny Salls

How can you help your students see the mathematics of quadratic functions? During this session, participants will explore how transformations of quadratic functions explain the properties of their graphs. Participants will explore connections between the graphs of functions and their relationship to the algebra used with solving quadratic equations.

Presentation Format: 8-10 Session

168.3- Meeting Standards through Personalized Learning

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM

123 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

ExWkshp LoveMath by GPA Learn

Students arrive in our classroom with varying skill levels and content understanding. However, it is still an educator's job to ensure standards are met. Learn how LoveMath can be used to meet and improve progress toward standards through personalized learning.

Presentation Format: Exhibitor Workshops

172- Challenging All Students with Cognitively Demanding Tasks: Samples and Key Insights

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 1:00 PM-2:15 PM

2004 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Doug M. Clarke

Co-Speaker:

Barbara Clarke

We have been leading an Australian project with middle grades teachers that has focused on teacher strategies for encouraging student persistence on cognitively demanding tasks. We will share some exciting math tasks, student work, and classroom stories, and we will offer some key strategies for persistence that project teachers have found to be successful.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Workshop

175- Engaging Parents by Hosting a Family Math Night

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 1:00 PM-2:15 PM

Yerba Buena 3/4 (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Allison Riddle

Family math game nights have proven to be a great way for schools to connect in a meaningful way with their parents to help them gain the capacity to assist their children at home with their math. Participants in this session will learn a variety of formats to insure success and receive an outline for games to teach; planning ideas will be shared.

178- Getting Students Talking . . . Open Questions in High School Math

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 1:00 PM-2:15 PM

3018 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Mishaal Surti

In this session, teachers will learn questioning strategies that can be used to provoke student thinking and develop argumentation in the math classroom. In particular, we will explore how to build math communication and discourse by integrating open questions in high school algebra, functions, and geometry based on the work by Dr. Marian Small.

Presentation Format: 10-12 Workshop

180- Linear or Quadratic? Engaging in Two Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 1:00 PM-2:15 PM

3011 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Amy Hillen

Co-speakers:

Jennifer A. Outzs
and
Matthew Blue Taylor

Participants will explore a rich algebraic task that provides unique opportunities to uncover students’ thinking about linear and quadratic functions. Participants will also examine student work samples and consider how to respond to students’ current thinking as well as how to extend their ideas in order to deepen their conceptual understanding.

Presentation Format: 8-10 Workshop

183- Place Value: Beyond the Chart!

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 1:00 PM-2:15 PM

3006 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Angie Godfrey

Upper elementary children can easily identify how many 1s,10s,100s are in any given number. Yet a common complaint among teachers is that their kids "don't understand place value." Why is this? Participants will engage in activities that have been modified from traditional place value exercises to extend and deepen student base-ten relationships.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Workshop

179.1- Teaching Mathematics through Problem Solving

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 1:00 PM-2:15 PM

3022 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Andrew Friesema

Co-speakers:

Aubrey Perlee
and
Sari Freier

This presentation will guide participants through the process of teaching mathematics through problem solving in the primary grades. It will highlight how teachers have used Lesson Study to design mathematics lessons that allow primary students to make sense of problems, persevere in solving them, and communicate their ideas to fellow students.

Presentation Format: PreK-2 Workshop

183.1- Exploring Length, Area, and Volume: Three Sequenced Hands-On Geometry Activities

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 1:00 PM-2:15 PM

304 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Patricia Baggett

Co-Speaker:

Jacqueline S. Lopez

Can you measure the length of an arc, compute the percentage of the sun’s disk covered by the moon in an eclipse, and compare volumes of cylindrical boxes and prisms with the same heights and base perimeters? Take these mathematically linked classroom-tested tasks (and artifacts) back to your students!

Presentation Format: 6-8 Workshop

189- Breaking Down Division

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Yerba Buena 5/6 (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Susan A. Jensen

Co-speakers:

Cheryl Akers
and
Kim Quintyne

Do your students struggle with division? In this session participants will explore how place value, properties of operations, and making connections to multiplication will help build a deeper understanding of multi-digit division. Walk away with classroom strategies, lesson ideas, and resources for independent practice.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Session

197- Geometry Tasks That Promote Habits of Mathematical Thinking

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

3007 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

McKendry Marano

Co-Speaker:

Ben Hyman

We wanted problems that would stretch our students and allow them to develop their mathematical habits of mind and practices, particularly their abilities to persevere and strategize. So we invented "synthesis tasks," which are assessment-like in nature, are challenging yet doable, and will definitely have your students thinking creatively.

Presentation Format: 10-12 Session

200- Improving Student Outcomes through Family and Community Engagement

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

2011 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Celine Liu

Co-speakers:

Juwen Lam
and
James R. Town

Family and community engagement is a powerful tool for improving student outcomes. Join the team from the Alameda County Office of Education as we share some research on family engagement and discuss how the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics are a lens to make parents and families authentic partners in the various learning communities we support.

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session

201- INVESTigating Way to Integrate Mathematics and Financial Literacy

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

2007 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Maggie B. McGatha

Co-speakers:

Jennifer M Bay-Williams
and
Susan A. Peters

We will share a set of activities that address both goals for mathematics (CCSSM) and financial literacy (Jump$tart Standards). See how number, algebra, and statistics can support students in building a stronger understanding of financial literacy topics such as doubling discounts, owning a car, and getting a job.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Session

204- Making Sense of Inference Questions on the AP Statistics Exam

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

3012 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Daren Starnes

Co-Speaker:

Josh Tabor

Inference makes up about half of most introductory statistics courses, including AP Statistics. In this session, we will examine the issues that make confidence intervals and hypothesis tests so difficult for students. Then we will discuss strategies for helping students perform inference successfully on the AP Statistics exam.

Presentation Format: 10-12 Session

211- The Development of Modeling Integers in a Translation/Relativity Context

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

3009 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Nicole M. Wessman-Enzinger

Operating and modeling with integers is challenging for students, but crucial for success. Come explore the ways a Translation/Relativity context was modeled with integers across twelve weeks by grade 5 students. Learn instructional techniques to help students develop these ideas with contexts that support Translation and Relativity reasoning.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Session

212- The Importance of Meaningful Mathematics Discourse in the Elementary Classroom

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Golden Gate A (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Jennifer Christensen

Co-Speaker:

Pia M Hansen

Participants in this session will evaluate levels of math discourse in classrooms and will understand their role in establishing an environment that encourages students to analyze and compare approaches and arguments to build mathematical understanding. Educators will use a rubric to evaluate current levels of math talk in their own classrooms.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Session

215- Using Student-Response Systems in Entry-Level College Mathematics Courses

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

2020 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Jonathan A. Engelman

Student-response systems (clickers) have been used extensively in physics classrooms. This session details how clickers can be used in introductory mathematics courses to help teachers determine what students know about mathematical topics during instruction, rather than at the end of instruction.

Presentation Format: Higher Education Session

218- 4 Games X 5 Ways = 20 Differentiated Activities

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 2:45 PM-4:00 PM

Golden Gate C2 (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Nancy Paulson

Co-Speaker:

Jane Felling

We have a diversity of ability in our classrooms and integrate RTI and ELL along with our regular students. In this session, learning 4 games and then adapting them 5 ways = 20 differentiated activities for immediate use. Through carefully designed lesson planning and learning a repertoire of games and strategies, you'll ensure active engagement for all K–5 students.

The Common Core math standards repeatedly reference building fluency with computational strategies based on place value, the properties of the operations, and the relationship between addition and subtraction. Learn what these strategies look like and how they build students’ computational fluency.

Presentation Format: PreK-2 Workshop

222- Creating and Implementing CCSS-Based Family Math Nights: Scaffolding Success

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 2:45 PM-4:00 PM

302 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Stephanie A. Shultz

Have you hosted a FMN in the past with little success, or do you plan to host one soon? Come learn how to create successful Family Math Nights for your classroom, school, or system. Participants will learn how to easily organize and reuse "hands-on" activities for engaging parental events year after year.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Workshop

225- Finding Fractional Thinking through Cuisenaire Rods

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 2:45 PM-4:00 PM

3004 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Selina Millar

The bigger understandings of fraction concepts can be daunting. Cuisenaire rods is a concrete model that provide context for developing the big ideas in fractions. Attend the session and experience first hand how students use Cuisenaire rods to establish these big ideas and how to make sense of the operations of fractions.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Workshop

232- Supporting Productive Struggle in Secondary Classrooms

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 2:45 PM-4:00 PM

2004 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Mike Steele, Ed.D

Principles to Actions identifies promoting productive struggle as one of eight Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices that support student learning. In this session, we will explore tasks and teacher moves that support productive struggle and how productive struggle can support and foster other Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices.

Presentation Format: 8-10 Workshop

234- The Amazing Geometry of Bicycle Tracks: Math Teachers' Circle Demonstration

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 2:45 PM-4:00 PM

2002 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

James Tanton

Co-Speaker:

Brianna Donaldson

Math Teachers’ Circles (MTCs) are professional development communities of middle school mathematics teachers and mathematicians focusing on the practice of mathematics. Participants in this session will experience a MTC firsthand by exploring this mathematical mystery: Can we tell which way a bicycle went based only on its tracks?

Presentation Format: 6-8 Workshop

235- Using Origami Boxes to Visualize Mathematical Concepts

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 2:45 PM-4:00 PM

2016 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Arsalan Wares

During this session, we will construct an origami box from a sheet of paper and discuss the mathematical ideas that are involved with the activity. We will explore the relationship between the dimensions of the sheet and the dimensions of the constructed box. We will also explore the volume of the constructed using graphing technology.

Presentation Format: 10-12 Workshop

241- Collaborative Problem Solving through Productive Persistence

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

3001 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Robyn Silbey

In this interactive session, leaders explore a student-centered paradigm that embraces complex problem solving through productive persistence. Through the lens of the mathematical practices, we investigate and evaluate a process in which problems are thoroughly understood and entry points identified prior to solving. Student samples will be shared.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Session

244- Developing and Running Out-of-Schooltime Math Programs for Girls

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

Yerba Buena 7 (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Lynda R. Wiest

Co-speakers:

Heather Crawford-Ferre
and
Jafeth E. Sanchez

After-school and summer programs can support classroom mathematics learning and can be especially important for underrepresented groups. This session will provide information on developing and conducting out-of-schooltime programs as a way to support math learning for diverse girls. A handout with key ideas and resources will be provided.

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session

248- Essential Knowledge for Effective Teaching and Learning of Statistics

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

Yerba Buena 10/11 (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Anna E. Bargagliotti

Co-speakers:

Christine Annette Franklin
and
Denise A Spangler

The Common Core and various state standards emphasize statistics, particularly in grades 6–12.This session presents the Statistics Education of Teachers recommendations, including putting the Standards for Mathematical Practice under a statistical lens as well as grade-band examples illustrating the statistical thinking process.

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session

249- Exploring the Connection between Recursive Sequences and Composition of Functions

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

2001 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

David Kapolka

Co-Speaker:

Tom Beatini

In this session, we will examine multiple representations of recursive sequences through iterative techniques. Various learning styles will be addressed through modeling of real-world situations. See how handheld technology promotes algebraic thinking and a deeper understanding of sequences, functions, and limits to help students move from algebra to calculus.

Presentation Format: 10-12 Session

253- Identifying and Growing Your Successful Secondary Math Coach

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

307 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Donna Stumpp

What does it take to be an inspiring and effective secondary math coach? What do you expect and need from a math coach? We will focus on identifying qualities of successful coaches, how to recognize those in current teachers, and how to nurture new coaches with high potential. Leave with the tools to find and retain your next outstanding math coach.

259- The Big Idea in Beginning Algebra? It’s All about Variables!

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

3005 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Diana L. Moss

Co-speakers:

Teruni Lamberg
and
David S. Moss

Join us and learn how to engage students in the shift from arithmetic to algebra! You will explore how to support students in beginning algebra by using real-world tasks. Learn how to assist students in this transition by deepening their understanding of expressions and equations by attending to the changing concept of variables.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Session

262- Using Number Talks in Middle School

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

2005 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Joseph Giera

Co-speakers:

Connie Laughlin
and
Beth A. Schefelker

Middle school Number Talks support the development of computational fluency by providing a powerful mental math classroom routine that supports students’ number sense and encourages productive academic discourse. We will analyze and discuss different number strings and show classroom Number Talks videos of student’s fractional reasoning.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Session

266.1- Strategies to Be Proactive and NOT Reactive with Challenging Students

Thursday, April 14, 2016: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

2018 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Connie S. Schrock

All classrooms have students who struggle with (dislike) mathematics. Learn proactive steps to help students be successfully engaged in learning mathematics and have a little fun at the same time. Participate with low-floor, high-ceiling math tasks and other strategies that can motivate and help turn struggling learners into productive learners.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Session

267- A Math Coach’s Playbook for a Successful First Year

Friday, April 15, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM

Golden Gate C1 (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Kristen L. Mangus

Co-speakers:

Susan A. Jensen
and
Michele Glenn

Thinking about becoming a math coach? Come learn about the transition from classroom teacher to mathematics coach. Explore tools and strategies to help guide and support adult learning and increase student achievement. Three unique experiences will be shared to build school community relationships, create change, and foster professional growth.

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session

270- Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices: Purposeful Questions and Meaningful Discourse

Friday, April 15, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM

2024 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Margaret Smith

This session will focus on two of the effective teaching practices identified in Principles to Actions: posing purposeful questions and facilitating meaningful mathematical discourse. Video and narrative examples of these practices will be provided and ways to get starting in working on these practices in one's own classroom will be discussed.

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session

273- Functions for ALL: Toward a Rigorous and Thorough Understanding

Friday, April 15, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM

3009 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Wendy L. DenBesten

Co-Speaker:

Selena Oswalt

Getting students to understand the concept of a function can be challenging. This session provides examples and activities that will move your students beyond "inputs" and "outputs" and "the vertical line test," and empower them to represent, manipulate, and interpret functions in both real-world and purely mathematical situations.

Presentation Format: 8-10 Session

274- GAIMME, Mathematical Modeling for Middle School

Friday, April 15, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM

305 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Laura Pahler

This talk will present the content and recommendations of the new SIAM/COMAP report, Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Mathematical Modeling Education. It will contain many modelling examples as well as practical advice for teaching mathematical modeling in the middle school grades.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Session

279- Making Algebra Visible: From Pictorial to Abstract in Problem Solving

Friday, April 15, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM

2001 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Vei Li Soo

Students struggle with formulating algebraic equations for problem solving, both in the abstraction and in making sense of relationships between the known and unknown quantities. The Bar Model method has been known for problem solving in numbers and the four operations, but it is also an effective visual tool for basic algebraic problems.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Session

284- Students and Teachers Navigate the Number Line Model for Fractions

Friday, April 15, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM

Nob Hill C/D (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Kathleen Cramer

Co-speakers:

Sue Ahrendt
and
Terry R. Wyberg

We will share findings on three iterations of work with third and fourth graders as they made sense of the number line. We examine the role of the number line model in extending and reinforcing key ideas of fractions as numbers. We include student work and lessons that helped them make sense of the unit, partitioning, and equivalence on the number line.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Session

282.1- What Instructional Coaches Need to Know about Teaching Mathematics

Friday, April 15, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM

2018 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Jeanne Simpson

How do you coach a math teacher if you don't have a background in teaching math? Come see what we have learned in our two-year PLC of coaches from several school districts. We will share resources and activities to help teachers and coaches understand what good math instruction looks like and how coaches can help make it a reality.

292.1- HP Prime: A Breakthrough in Mathematics Education Technology!

Friday, April 15, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM

120 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

ExWkshp HP Inc

Here’s your chance to get acquainted with HP Prime: the app-based, full-color graphing calculator with a multi-touch, gesture-driven user interface. You will receive a free copy of the virtual HP Prime for PC at the end of the session. Come experience the simplicity and power of HP Prime, pinch to zoom on a graph, a table of function values, and more.

Presentation Format: Exhibitor Workshops

294- Algebraic Thinking for All Students

Friday, April 15, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM

3006 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Carolyn L. White

Co-Speaker:

Susan Troutman

This session focuses on hands-on and minds-on algebraic thinking activities that will transform real-world problems into situations that develop students’ abilities to generate, represent, and justify generalizations. Leave with classroom-ready activities and ideas to challenge the different levels of students in your classroom.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Workshop

296- Bridges That Don't Fall Down

Friday, April 15, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM

2006 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Mel Griffin

Co-Speaker:

Monique C. Lynch

Bridges is a hands-on, inquiry-based workshop that examines the geometric properties that give bridges stability and strength. Using low-cost materials and targeting middle school students' involvement in the world around them, this workshop will give teachers a number of science, engineering, and mathematics connections with which they can engage students.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Workshop

298- Discerning Geometric Patterns and Structure through Games

Friday, April 15, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM

Golden Gate C2 (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Kelley E. Buchheister

Co-speakers:

Cynthia E Taylor
and
Christa Jackson

Teachers may view games as opportunities for practice rather than promoting mathematical reasoning. In this session, participants will (a) engage in hands-on activities such as What’s My Rule, Attribute Trains, and Geometry Battleship and (b) discuss how games can be used to explore higher-order thinking with geometric patterns and structure.

Presentation Format: PreK-2 Workshop

299- Frogs, French Fries, and Faucets: Examining Proportions through Multiple Lenses

Friday, April 15, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM

3022 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Valerie Sharon

Co-Speaker:

Mary B. Swarthout

Participants will go on a journey analyzing proportional relationships through the use of tape diagrams, tables, and graphs, all within a real-world context. We will move beyond the cross-multiplication algorithm as we explore alternative approaches to promoting multiplicative reasoning.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Workshop

300- From Yellowstone to Yosemite: Investigating the National Parks through Measurement

Friday, April 15, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM

3008 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Megan H. Wickstrom

Co-speakers:

Elizabeth W. Fulton
and
Jennifer Luebeck

Have you ever wondered what proportion of Yellowstone is a super volcano? Come learn how to use your favorite parks as a means to develop notions of scale, compare length and area units, and develop proportional reasoning. We will share classroom-ready tasks as well as discuss students' strategies and misconceptions.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Workshop

304- Increasing Student Engagement Calculus through PBL, Oral Assessments, and Writing

Friday, April 15, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM

3011 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Mary E. Pilgrim

Co-Speaker:

Jessica Gehrtz

We have designed a model for a calculus I course that blends PBL, oral assessments, and writing as a pedagogical strategy in order to deepen understanding and increase engagement and metacognitive skills. A framework for instruction, sample activities, student responses, data, and the potential to implement at the secondary level will be presented.

Presentation Format: 10-12 Workshop

309- Understanding Fraction Multiplication: It Counts!

Friday, April 15, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM

308 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Jennifer M Bay-Williams

Co-Speaker:

Maggie B. McGatha

Fraction multiplication begins with skip counting by fractional amounts then gradually builds towards developing an understanding of the standard algorithm. Join us to explore a meaningful progression for teaching multiplication of fractions with meaning and leave with a great collection of activities.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Workshop

318- Going Google in the Math Classroom

Friday, April 15, 2016: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

Golden Gate A (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Kim Scarbrough

Are you a Google Apps for Education school? Come learn how you can use Google Apps in your math classroom to add more collaboration between students, more creativity, and less paper. We will discuss Docs, Sheets, Forms, Drawing, Add-ons, and Chrome extensions. We will also see how Google Classroom can transform your classroom.

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session

321- Implementing CCSS Using the Student Achievement Partners' Instructional Practice Guide

Friday, April 15, 2016: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

2024 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Amy Guzi Parkinson

Find out how the AFT Innovation Fund Grant project in the Cincinnati Public Schools district (a project of the Cincinnati Federation of Teachers) was designed to build CCSSM knowledge and gauge implementation by supporting teachers focusing on the key shifts in math, through usage of the SAP Instructional Practice Guide (IPG) tool and peer teacher classroom visits.

325- Media and Research Analysis for Statistics Students

Friday, April 15, 2016: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

3007 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Scott Galson

Co-Speaker:

McKendry Marano

Strengthen your students’ understanding of study design, probability, and statistical inference by incorporating and even challenging the analysis of research reported by popular news outlets. We will explore examples of news reports and professional journal articles we use to teach students to apply what they learn in our classrooms.

Presentation Format: 10-12 Session

328- Secondary Strategies That Sustain Sense Making

Friday, April 15, 2016: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

2001 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Victoria L. Miles

Co-Speaker:

Shephali K. Chokshi-Fox

Elementary math strategies like fact families, area models, tape diagrams, number lines, and manipulatives make math meaningful and fun. Why, then, do we use mnemonics, memorized algorithms, and tricks in secondary math instruction? In this session we will consider sense-making strategies that can and should be utilized in secondary mathematics.

Presentation Format: 8-10 Session

344- Developing Number Sense in K–Grade 2 with Math Games

Friday, April 15, 2016: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM

306 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Nancy L. Smith

Co-speakers:

Marvin E. Harrell
and
Tiffany Hill

K–grade 2 teachers will play a variety of math games. These games are designed to help children develop a sense of whole numbers and represent and use them in flexible ways. Teachers will receive a packet of twenty games for developing number and operation sense, place value, basic facts, and whole number comparison and computation.

Presentation Format: PreK-2 Workshop

358- Access to Mathematics: A Story of Possibilities

Friday, April 15, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

2024 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Thomasenia Lott Adams

This session is an interactive journey of the presenter's life's experiences that led to her access to mathematics and subsequently to a career in mathematics education. She will share her early experiences as a poor, Black girl living in a southern rural community and the factors that presented her with opportunities for success in mathematics.

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session

365- Explore, Prove, and Apply—Generating and Using the FTC

Friday, April 15, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

3003 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Brent Ferguson

Participants will consider an inquiry-based approach to teaching this central topic in calculus: first generating the intuitive conceptual sense through targeted exploration, then defining and proving, and finally tapping into a rich mix of contexts and writing exercises.

Presentation Format: 10-12 Session

366- Exploring Regrouping across Multiple Contexts

Friday, April 15, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Yerba Buena 7 (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Erin R. Moss

Co-Speaker:

Cynthia E Taylor

This presentation engages participants in solving different types of regrouping problems and exploring conceptual connections among them. Working with expanded forms and emphasizing regrouping in multiple contexts may support students’ understanding of addition and subtraction involving mixed numbers.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Session

367- Facilitating Algebraic Thinking Development with Appropriate Tools and Technology

Friday, April 15, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

2009 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Trena Wilkerson

Co-speakers:

Ryann Shelton
and
Alexa Samuel

Join us as we explore specific tasks that effectively (and not so effectively) utilize technology to develop algebraic thinking. What are the essential elements to consider for effective use of technology and other tools to develop algebraic thinking in the middle grades? Let’s talk about it!

Presentation Format: 8-10 Session

368- Fumbling toward Inquiry: Starting Strong in Problem-Based Learning

Friday, April 15, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

3007 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Geoff M. Krall

Attaining the lofty goals of a problem-based classroom can be challenging for teacher and student alike: they may not be prepared for that paradigm shift or know where to turn for resources. This session will aid in preparing a classroom for inquiry by identifying initial tasks, protocols, goals, and resources to scaffold success.

Presentation Format: 8-10 Session

371- Leveraging the SMPs through Reciprocal Teaching

Friday, April 15, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Golden Gate C1 (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Elizabeth E. Pruitt

Co-speakers:

Jason Bragg
and
Christina M. Worley

Reading strategies in math are not uncommon, but what can be done in addition to close reading strategies? Reciprocal teaching can serve as an additional support to increase student thinking in the math classroom. Learn how to create student-led discussion groups that seamlessly embed the SMPs into the four strategies common to reciprocal teaching.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Session

375- Math Power! Simple Solutions for Supporting Families

Friday, April 15, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

307 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Chryste Berda

Co-Speaker:

Kimberly A. Rimbey

Join us as we explore strategic ways to bring math content to life for families as they support their children. Direct communication, strategic conferencing, and creative homework are just a few of the many ways we can successfully increase parent engagement by making the content standards and mathematical practices accessible.

381- The Beautiful Connection between Polynomials and Probability

Friday, April 15, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

3009 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Brian Shay

We will engage in a series of tasks to explore how polynomials can be used to represent probability models and vice versa. Work classroom-tested tasks about the Binomial theorem, polynomial multiplication, and combinations. Probability rules will be discovered all over again and finally make sense!

Presentation Format: 10-12 Session

382- The Question G.E.M.s: Unlock Your Treasure through Purposeful Planning

Friday, April 15, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Golden Gate A (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Lakesia L. Dupree

Co-Speaker:

Sarah van Ingen

Questions are valuable components of the mathematics classroom. This presentation will provide a brief overview that highlights characteristics of the four types of questions as described in Principles to Actions (NCTM, 2014). Participants will engage in ways to unlock the treasures of questioning through the use of a purposeful planning tool.

Presentation Format: PreK-2 Burst

385- What's Puzzling You?

Friday, April 15, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Yerba Buena 10/11 (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Jane D. Tanner

Do you find yourself with nothing to do and wishing you knew how to solve puzzles online or in the newspaper? Find out some helpful hints for solving Ken Ken, Sudoku, and other brain-enhancing puzzles. Apps for smartphones and tablets will be discussed. Also, if time permits, we will discuss how these puzzles can be used in the mathematics classroom.

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session

391- Writing as Communication in the Mathematics Classroom

Friday, April 15, 2016: 11:30 AM-12:00 PM

Golden Gate B (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Eileen B. Mooney

Writing in mathematics class is not just a mandate—it is necessary for facilitating deeper understanding. Including writing is hard in the traditional classroom, but adding GeoGebra and student-centered communication makes it second nature. Learn how it strengthens language and deepens understanding through "talking" in Google Docs.

Presentation Format: 10-12 Burst

392- A Deep Dive into Fraction Operations

Friday, April 15, 2016: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM

3012 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Avery Pickford

"I'm going to dress up as a fraction for Halloween because I can't think of anything scarier"—a sixth grader. This session will delve into multiple procedures for operations on fractions and, more importantly, why these procedures work. We will also discuss how to help students who are struggling and how to problematize exercises for students who are not.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Session

398- Develop Fraction Number Sense and Promote Reasoning

Friday, April 15, 2016: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM

Golden Gate A (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Nadine Bezuk

Co-Speaker:

Steve Klass

Do your students have strong number sense about fractions? Can they reason about fractions? We will share student videos and student work, and we will engage in classroom-tested activities using manipulative materials to improve students’ conceptual understanding and promote reasoning about comparing fractions on the number line.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Session

402- From Skepticism to Success: Shifting to Student-Centered Learning

Friday, April 15, 2016: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM

Yerba Buena 7 (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Cheryl Fricchione

Co-Speaker:

Lauren Bogosian

Does teaching math scare you? Do you attend PD and think, “That’s great, but my students are not at that level”? You are not alone. Come get inspired by one second-grade classroom teacher’s journey from presenter to facilitator. Bring your fears, questions, hopes, and dreams, and together we will dispel the myth of teaching math.

Presentation Format: PreK-2 Session

403- GAIMME—Mathematical Modeling for High School

Friday, April 15, 2016: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM

305 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Landy Godbold

This talk will present the content and recommendations of the new SIAM/COMAP report, Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Mathematical Modeling Education. It will contain many modelling examples as well as practical advice for teaching mathematical modelling at the secondary school level.

Presentation Format: 10-12 Session

413- Teaching Problem Solving Using Cognitively Guided Instruction to ELL Students

Friday, April 15, 2016: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM

Yerba Buena 12/13 (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Angela Michelle Sencibaugh

Co-speakers:

Joseph Sencibaugh
and
Jennifer Bond

CGI embeds self-regulated strategies in structured routines by enabling students to monitor, evaluate, and reflect. Participants will learn how to incorporate cognitive strategy instruction for improving the learning and performance of math problem solving and reasoning skills by facilitating information processing through visual representations.

Presentation Format: PreK-2 Session

417- The Rewards and Challenges of Standards-Based Grading

Friday, April 15, 2016: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM

3005 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Matthew Grinwis

Co-Speaker:

Michael Manganello

Implementing a standards-based grading system within a school culture based on points accumulation presents significant challenges. Yet there are a variety of rewards for making it happen. In this presentation, we discuss our own successes and failures when we committed to putting SBG into practice.

Presentation Format: 10-12 Session

396- "Clap Like Me": Early Math Learning (Birth to Five):

Friday, April 15, 2016: 1:00 PM-2:15 PM

Golden Gate B (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Vicki Vierra

Co-Speaker:

Rebecca Lewis

The core of early math learning begins at home by making numeracy a natural part of everyday. Experience California Math Council's "PD in Your Pocket" as a companion to Early Learning, Math at Home. Receive copies of the booklets in English and Spanish and begin sharing with families, your children and grandchildren.

Presentation Format: PreK-2 Workshop

420- Addition and Subtraction: What's the Difference?

Friday, April 15, 2016: 1:00 PM-2:15 PM

Yerba Buena 14/15 (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Shelah Feldstein

Are you finding students have strategies for addition but lack the ability to subtract? Teachers will learn to connect addition and subtraction through use of various tools and strategies to develop student understanding and fluency with subtraction.

We will share a set of high school activities that address both goals for mathematics (CCSSM) and financial literacy (Jump$tart Standards). See how algebra, functions, statistics, and modeling standards can support students in building a stronger understanding of saving, investing, credit, debt, and more.

Presentation Format: 8-10 Workshop

435- Unpacking Division: Understanding the Structure

Friday, April 15, 2016: 1:00 PM-2:15 PM

3006 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Mary Pat Sjostrom

Participants will use a variety of manipulatives to model division, as we unpack partitive and measurement meanings of the operation with whole numbers and then extend these meanings to division of fractions. We will write and share contextual problems, and we will examine alternative algorithms and methods of representing remainders.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Workshop

437.1- Engaging Students in Productive Struggle through "Meaty Tasks"

Friday, April 15, 2016: 1:00 PM-2:15 PM

302 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Pamela Quirk

Co-Speaker:

Kimberly Crosby

We will explore the practical applications of how to increase the cognitive rigor of math tasks and foster critical thinking. This session is specifically designed to provide a framework to create problems with varied entry points and solution strategies. Classroom examples and videos will be shared.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Workshop

440- Attracting Girls to STEM by Integrating Social Studies and Mathematics

Friday, April 15, 2016: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

2011 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Jill M. Drake

Co-Speaker:

Janet Strickland

This session will share fascinating research and innovative strategies that support the integrating of social studies and mathematics to spark girls' interest in STEM fields. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the research, engage in some suggested strategies, and receive teaching resources.

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Burst

442- Building STEAM: Encouraging Grades 3–5 Girls’ Interest in Mathematics and Science

Friday, April 15, 2016: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Golden Gate C3 (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Judy A. Werner

Co-Speaker:

Suzanne Rose

This session will focus on the integration of mathematics, literacy, and arts activities that will support the development of visual spatial abilities in grades 3–5 students. These activities will be presented and organized around the contributions of women mathematicians throughout history.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Session

444- Challenges in Teaching and Assessing Statistics: Going beyond Computational Fluency

Friday, April 15, 2016: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

2009 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Stephen J. Miller

For many teachers, statistics is new and uncomfortable territory. The task of developing and assessing students’ computational fluency in statistics is relatively easy compared with the challenge of developing and assessing their statistical reasoning. Learn four ways to go beyond the mechanics to enrich the teaching and learning of statistics.

In this session you will learn about a university school partnership focused on developing leaders who support teachers’ CCSSM implementation. We will describe (a) the elements of our PD model, (b) what leaders are learning by engaging in the professional learning, and (c) what project leadership is learning by collaborating in this partnership.

447- Using Technology Strategically to Build Understanding of Crucial Math Concepts

Friday, April 15, 2016: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

301 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Annie Fetter

Appropriate uses of technology can help students develop conceptual understanding of ideas such as multiples, fractions, and area by generating data and examining patterns. We'll discuss what it looks like to use technology to develop conceptual understanding by presenting situations that let students "notice and wonder," sense-make, and explore.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Session

450- Get Function-Minded: Using Tasks to Jump Start Relationship Thinking

Friday, April 15, 2016: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

2001 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Liem Tran

Co-Speaker:

Carl M. Oliver

Help students build function understanding and employ the mathematical practices with a series of tasks that naturally introduce students to functions. Conjecture and explore a series of tasks addressing the definition of a function, understanding quadratic tables, and more while learning from each other’s reasoning. Leave with adaptable tasks.

Presentation Format: 8-10 Session

454- Seeing Is Believing: Using Video Reflection Techniques to Strengthen Instruction

Friday, April 15, 2016: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

2022 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Norma Boakes

With little to no cost, a teacher can use their own actions to strengthen their teaching practices through video-based reflection. Attendees will experience the video reflection process utilizing templates designed for the math classroom that capture standard-based practices important to effective instruction.

457- Strengthening Multiplicative Reasoning with Prime Numbers

Friday, April 15, 2016: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Yerba Buena 12/13 (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Matt B. Roscoe

Prime numbers can strengthen students’ multiplicative reasoning by serving as the link between multiplication and division. Come explore classroom tasks that help students develop this relationship and provide a more structured way of computing with numbers. Strategies for enacting these tasks with students will also be discussed.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Session

469- Engaging Students in Mathematics through Forced Perspective Photography

Friday, April 15, 2016: 2:45 PM-4:00 PM

3018 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Stephanie M. Haga

Co-Speaker:

Susan G. Baker

Everyone loves pictures that create a forced perspective, but have you ever considered the mathematics involved in creating these images? Join us for this hands-on session where you will learn various ways to challenge your students with real math related to forced perspective photography.

Presentation Format: 8-10 Workshop

472- It’s All about That Base: Creatively Connecting Fractions and Decimals

Friday, April 15, 2016: 2:45 PM-4:00 PM

3004 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Christy Pettis

Co-speakers:

Pamela J. Richards
and
Bethann Wiley

Go beyond base-ten blocks to make deep connections between fractions and decimals using stories, pictures, and even dancing. Learn how to sequence these activities to highlight the key role that the powers of 10 play in fraction-decimal equivalence. Activities will focus on deepening participants’ understanding and may be adapted for classroom use.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Workshop

491- Dynamic Geometry: A Mathematical Playground

Friday, April 15, 2016: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

2001 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Margaret C. Patterson

Find out about using dynamic geometry to get your students building virtual machines. See student-engineered trains, oil derricks, and Rube Goldberg machines. Leave with concrete building blocks to get started.
Before they know it, they’ll be writing parametric equations, using circular trig and modeling motion. They might even discover calculus.

Presentation Format: 10-12 Session

495- Incorporating Whole Class Discussions in the Honors Algebra II/Precalculus Classroom

Friday, April 15, 2016: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

3003 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Brenda M. Colwell

Co-Speaker:

Jean E. Reynolds

Participants will explore whole class discussions (WCD) to foster perseverance in problem solving. Presenters will provide video examples and lesson templates used in honors algebra II and precalc. In WCD, students must construct arguments, communicate, and critique reasoning. During the session, attendees will participate as students in a WCD.

Presentation Format: 10-12 Session

500- Making Multiplication Facts Meaningful and Their Practice Interesting

Friday, April 15, 2016: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

Yerba Buena 10/11 (Marriott)

Lead Speaker:

Diane Resek

Participants will work in groups to find and then describe patterns in the multiplication table. They will work to explain why the patterns occur. Other activities will require challenging thinking but give practice with facts. These activities are appropriate for diverse student populations.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Session

504- New Resources for Supporting the Effective Teaching Practices: Middle School

Friday, April 15, 2016: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

134 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Margaret Smith

Co-Speaker:

Michael D. Steele

The session will present resources available in the Principles to Actions: Teaching and Learning Toolkit at the middle school level, created to support implementation of the Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices. Participants in the session will engage in activities highlighting different Effective Mathematics Teaching Practices.

507- Reflect on Your Practice: National Board Certification in Mathematics

Friday, April 15, 2016: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

307 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

S. Leigh Nataro

Learn about the process of National Board Certification, and join us in a lively discussion about the ways you personally make the National Board Math Standards come alive in your classroom. Come discuss questions like, "What does it look like when teachers are committed to students and their learning?" and get practical tips on certification.

510- Working with English Language Learners in the Mathematics Classroom

Friday, April 15, 2016: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

305 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Linda A. Arnold

We will look at myths about ELLs, participate in discussion about their needs, and become familiar with resources for ELLs in mathematics. The focus will be on math-specific ways to help ELLs, including discourse in the mathematics classroom to help develop mathematical thinking and, at the same time, develop proficiency in English

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session

485.1- Build Capacity through Lesson Study

Friday, April 15, 2016: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

2018 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Megan Gundogdu

Co-Speaker:

Nicora Placa

Investigative. Interesting. Practical. Engaging. These were some of the words teachers used to describe lesson study. Come learn how we made lesson study a reality in an urban middle school. We will watch videos, share best practices, and provide tools to implement lesson study in your school as a means to build capacity and improve teacher practice.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Session

513- 10 Classroom Ideas That Use Writing to Promote Deeper Understanding

Saturday, April 16, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM

2022 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Susan Gay

Co-Speaker:

Ingrid Peterson

We use writing activities with our students to develop new knowledge, to diagnose misunderstandings, to foster higher-order thinking, and to prompt self-reflection. Examples of our tasks and our students’ work will provide ideas you can use in your classroom.

Presentation Format: Higher Education Session

521- Mathematics Teaching Practices: A Framework for Working with Future Teachers

Saturday, April 16, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM

2020 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Mary Lou Metz

Co-Speaker:

Nina Girard

The eight Mathematics Teaching Practices outlined in Principles to Actions provide a potential framework for working with preservice teachers. A framework and rubrics (developed based on current research) used in mathematics methods courses and in the supervision of student teachers at the middle and secondary levels will be examined and shared.

527- Viewing Fractions Flexibly to Develop Strategies for Operating on Fractions

Saturday, April 16, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:00 AM

307 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Nancy K. Mack

Explore ways to help students view fractions as quantities themselves, as iterations of unit fractions, and in other equivalent ways. Learn how using these representations in word problems aids students in developing strategies for adding and subtracting fractions. Research results that have been put into practice will guide our explorations.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Session

529- Algebra 1: From Perspiration to Perseverance

Saturday, April 16, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM

2008 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Dee Ann Wilson

Don’t sweat teaching Reasoning with Equations/Inequalities or Interpreting Functions. This workshop will share engaging algebra 1 hands-on strategies and tools instrumental to increasing your students’ depth of understanding and perseverance. Upon completion, participants will be able to move students from “Don’t Get It” to “Done Got It."

Presentation Format: 8-10 Workshop

530- Conceptual Understanding vs. Procedural Fluency: A Balancing Act

Saturday, April 16, 2016: 8:00 AM-9:15 AM

3006 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Leandra Cleveland

Conceptual understanding and procedural fluency are both critical to students' mathematical success. In this session, participants will explore methods for developing conceptual understanding along with ideas for encouraging procedural fluency. Some methods to be discussed include Number Talks, 3-Act tasks, problem solving, and fluency stations.

Presentation Format: 3-5 Workshop

557- SOCS Makes Sense with Technology

Saturday, April 16, 2016: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

3005 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Dawn Lockett

Co-Speaker:

Amy Adkins

This CCSSM-aligned presentation will provide engaging lessons through technology-integrated statistical activities. Various technologies from TI-Nspire, Tuva Labs, and relevant apps will be implemented in the lessons. The technology activities will support the development of statistical concepts by collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data.

Presentation Format: 8-10 Session

560- Why and How to Let Students Struggle? Thoughts from Research

Saturday, April 16, 2016: 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

2005 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Blake E. Peterson

Principles to Actions endorses “supporting productive struggle in learning mathematics.” With a common societal belief that student struggle indicates poor teaching, allowing and supporting student struggle seem foreign. We will discuss research on the benefits of this practice and some suggestions to effectively support student productive struggle.

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Session

563- Counting Collections with Young Children: New Evidence from Research

Saturday, April 16, 2016: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM

306 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Nick Johnson

Co-Speaker:

Angela Chan Turrou

Young children show remarkable understandings of counting principles as they work to count collections of objects. This session will present new evidence from research and practice, engaging participants in the world of young children’s mathematical thinking through videos, student work, and hands-on experiences in counting collections.

Presentation Format: PreK-2 Workshop

575- STEM Integration: Statistics Is the Connection

Saturday, April 16, 2016: 9:45 AM-11:00 AM

3011 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Karen Togliatti

Co-Speaker:

Lindsey Herlehy

In this workshop, participants will engage in two inquiry-based activities designed to challenge them to engineer solutions to problems in thermometry and aerodynamics using data collection, technology, and statistical reasoning. STEM lesson design incorporating mathematical, science, and engineering practice standards will also be discussed.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Workshop

588- Making Inferences and Justifying Conclusions

Saturday, April 16, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

2009 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Roxy Peck

CCSSM includes standards related to making inferences and justifying conclusions from sample surveys, experiments, and observational studies. This session explores classroom activities that address the related topics of the role of random assignment and random selection in study design, margin of error, and the meaning of statistical significance.

Presentation Format: 10-12 Session

589- Math Talk: Teaching Concepts and Skills through Stories and Illustrations

Saturday, April 16, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM

303 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Char Forsten

A young child's understanding of the world is enlightened and expanded through stories and illustrations, so it makes sense to use these resources when learning mathematics. Participants will learn how to use "math talk" as a powerful way to provide consolidation and purposeful practice of essential skills and concepts.

Presentation Format: PreK-2 Session

597- Framework for Effective Teaching—Integrate Common Core Math Practices!

Saturday, April 16, 2016: 11:30 AM-12:00 PM

2002 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Teruni Lamberg

Learn how to use your class time efficiently to maximize impact on student learning by integrating the Standards for Mathematical Practice. This research-based framework involves revisiting the process of planning and teaching and the interactions between them. Teachers who have used this framework have got results in student achievement!

Presentation Format: General Interest / All Audiences Burst

598- Math Club: A University-School Partnership to Promote Learning for All

Saturday, April 16, 2016: 11:30 AM-12:00 PM

2008 (Moscone)

Lead Speaker:

Sararose D. Lynch

Co-Speaker:

Jeremy M. Lynch

Learn how to incorporate a service learning partnership into a methods course. Math Club is a university-school partnership focused on improving struggling students' mathematical abilities through a data-driven after-school program facilitated by preservice teachers (PSTs). Professors, teachers, and PSTs collaborate to create data-driven games.