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50 minute Session [clear filter]
Saturday, September 9
 

10:00am

Mastery Learning & Assessment
A system of assessments that allows students to demonstrate mastery at different rates. The assessment focus on getting students to learn key concepts without penalizing them for not learning it fast enough. This method is easy to administer and provides critical data to students and teachers on areas that students have mastered or need to improve.

Speakers
avatar for John Cooper

John Cooper

Instructional Coach and Math Teacher, Placer Union High School District
I have been a math instructor for the past 30 years. I have been an author and editor for multiple CPM books. Currently I work as an instructional coach at PUHSD with the hope of assisting our district teachers and improving on the instruction in our schools.


Saturday September 9, 2017 10:00am - 10:55am
Room 207

10:00am

Purposeful Student Discourse Through Math Talks
The most effective way to assess student learning is through intentional math talks. We will go through a variety of strategies and discuss how and when they are most appropriate. Math talk resource handout and planning tool included.

Speakers
avatar for ELLEN BYRON

ELLEN BYRON

Math Coach, ELk Grove Unified School District
Ellen Byron is both a mathematician and an experienced engineer. Currently honored to be a secondary math coach in Elk Grove School District. Graduated in Industrial Engineering at California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo and had a 15-year career in manufacturing engineering in the... Read More →


Saturday September 9, 2017 10:00am - 10:55am
Room 204

10:00am

Unlocking the Transformative Power of Patty Paper
Wondering what patty paper is and how to use it in your class? Utilizing this inexpensive kitchen hack, we will see strategies that will to transform the way you teach. Join us as we unlock secrets of geometry, empowering all students to learn at greater depths.

Resource Link: www.carnegielearning.com

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Galasso

Sarah Galasso

Manager of School Partnerships, Carnegie Learning
Sarah Galasso began her career teaching high school mathematics in Anaheim, CA. Sarah recently transitioned into the world of professional learning and in this role has been able to support multiple K-12 school districts in developing aligned curriculum and providing professional... Read More →


Saturday September 9, 2017 10:00am - 10:55am
Room 212

11:05am

Desmos: More than a Graphing Calculator
In this hands-on session we will explore the many activities, lessons, and features available on Desmos. Participants will leave with a user-friendly Hyper-Doc containing links, descriptions,ntips and tricks for each Desmos application. Strategies will be shared for using these activities with your current math curriculum to increase engagement and collaboration, strengthen academic vocabulary, and make thinking visible.

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Speakers
avatar for Levi Fletcher

Levi Fletcher

Math teacher, Roseville High School


Saturday September 9, 2017 11:05am - 12:00pm
Room 212

11:05am

Increasing Student Participation through Math Tasks

Speakers
avatar for Lori Fury

Lori Fury

Math Instructional Coach TOSA, Western Placer Unified School District
Position at Company ABC.


Saturday September 9, 2017 11:05am - 12:00pm
Room 207

11:05am

The 40% = [Building Resilience]
The neuroscience of resilience and how this can be applied to a STEM classroom!


Session Resource Link: Bit.ly/the40

Speakers
avatar for Janet Baird

Janet Baird

PD Specialist/Coach, Roseville Joint Union High School District
I have been in public education for the past 20+ years. I taught English at both comprehensive and alternative sites in 5 districts in Northern California and Austin, TX. Currently I am a Professional Learning Specialist and Transformational Coach for the Roseville Joint Union High... Read More →
avatar for Julie Bohn

Julie Bohn

Instructional Coach
I began my path of service 30 years ago with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, an organization committed to a more just and hopeful world, focusing on social justice. For the past 20 years, I have taught in public elementary schools. Currently, I am an instructional coach and provide ongoing... Read More →


Saturday September 9, 2017 11:05am - 12:00pm
Room 204

1:00pm

Building Community & Connecting with your Students

Speakers
avatar for John Eick

John Eick

Executive Director, Westlake Charter School
John’s first edu-gig was volunteering to direct a high school play. Little did he know that 15 years later he would have been a teacher, a department chair, a vice principal and eventually the proud principal of that same school. During his teaching tenure, he wrote grants to launch... Read More →


Saturday September 9, 2017 1:00pm - 1:55pm
Room 212

1:00pm

Google Classroom for Math

Speakers
avatar for Jenny Weast

Jenny Weast

Teacher, Roseville Joint Union High School


Saturday September 9, 2017 1:00pm - 1:55pm
Room 506

1:00pm

The 40% = [Building Resilience]
The neuroscience of resilience and how this can be applied to a STEM classroom!

Session Resource Link:  Bit.ly/the40


Speakers
avatar for Janet Baird

Janet Baird

PD Specialist/Coach, Roseville Joint Union High School District
I have been in public education for the past 20+ years. I taught English at both comprehensive and alternative sites in 5 districts in Northern California and Austin, TX. Currently I am a Professional Learning Specialist and Transformational Coach for the Roseville Joint Union High... Read More →
avatar for Julie Bohn

Julie Bohn

Instructional Coach
I began my path of service 30 years ago with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, an organization committed to a more just and hopeful world, focusing on social justice. For the past 20 years, I have taught in public elementary schools. Currently, I am an instructional coach and provide ongoing... Read More →


Saturday September 9, 2017 1:00pm - 1:55pm
Room 204

2:05pm

Engaging Questioning Strategies in Math

Speakers
avatar for Heidi Espindola

Heidi Espindola

STEM Coordinator, Placer County Office of Education
"Hello, my name is Heidi, I'm a former math teacher... | And now I'm a STEM educator!" | With experience in math, engineering, coding and STEM education, I now work with districts, schools and teachers to facilitate strategic planning, professional learning, coaching and lesson... Read More →


Saturday September 9, 2017 2:05pm - 3:00pm
Room 204

2:05pm

Learning Walks to Enhance Student & Teacher Learning
Come see how RJUHSD implemented a staff-wide learning walk over the school year, and are using data from the walks to drive professional development.


Session Resource Link:  https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1peL5UoBE3zhK-6W9RkK2Spmz0j-DwfSYn9Zd5A06MaE/edit?usp=sharing

Speakers
avatar for Jamie Handling

Jamie Handling

Teacher, Roseville High School
avatar for Cari Oberreuter

Cari Oberreuter

Teacher, Roseville High
avatar for Mike Purvines

Mike Purvines

NGSS Lead Teacher, Roseville Joint Union High School District


Saturday September 9, 2017 2:05pm - 3:00pm
Room 207

2:05pm

Modeling WITH Mathematics: The Myths and The Facts

Ask anyone what it means to model with mathematics and you will get different responses each time. Utilizing a variety of modeling tasks, we will uncover the myths and truths of Math Practice 4 (model with mathematics) and how to support students as they develop the ability to model with mathematics.

Session Resource Link: http://achievethecore.org/aligned/digging-deeper-into-smp-4-model-with-mathematics/

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Galasso

Sarah Galasso

Manager of School Partnerships, Carnegie Learning
Sarah Galasso began her career teaching high school mathematics in Anaheim, CA. Sarah recently transitioned into the world of professional learning and in this role has been able to support multiple K-12 school districts in developing aligned curriculum and providing professional... Read More →


Saturday September 9, 2017 2:05pm - 3:00pm
Room 212