2016 NCSM Annual Conference

Sponsor Showcase Sessions

Session information last updated: 4-10-2016

 
Sponsor Showcase -- Monday, Monday, April 11
 
1110  9:30 AM to
10:30 AM
OCC 206GeneralSponsor ShowcaseEnhancing Mathematics Education in the Digital Age

The Probabilities of Wheel of Fortune—A Contestant's Perspective
How do English language letter frequencies and Wheel dollar values affect player strategy? How many "safe" spins can you expect to make before going Bankrupt or Losing A Turn? Come explore, play, and simulate with a recent Wheel contestant.

 

Lead Speaker: Mike Reiners

1210  10:45 AM to
11:45 AM
OCC 206GeneralSponsor ShowcaseCultivating Leadership In a Time of Change

Optimize Blended Learning Environments and Professional Development
Learn about a research-proven process for optimizing blended learning environments. Find out what Stanford research reveals about the qualities of Professional Development (PD) that lead to real change in classrooms. See how a revolutionary platform provides 24/7 on-demand PD experiences that move the needle.

 

Lead Speaker: Jason Green

1510  1:30 PM to
2:30 PM
OCC 206Elementary
(K - 5)
Sponsor ShowcaseCoaching That Matters

Rich Mathematical Tasks: Familiar Resources to Meet the Challenges of a New Era
Paths to Problem Solving and The Super Source are both excellent resources for rich mathematical tasks. Learn how these resources, which may already be in your district, can be used to support engaging mathematics instruction that focuses on conceptual understanding. These resources can revitalize the use of manipulatives in classrooms.

 

Lead Speaker: Linda Gojak
Co-Presenter: Sara Moore

 
Sponsor Showcase -- Tuesday, Tuesday, April 12
 
2110  8:15 AM to
9:15 AM
OCC 206GeneralSponsor ShowcaseSharing Research that Informs Mathematics Education

Number Talks: Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages
The use of Number Talks to develop efficient, accurate, and flexible computation strategies with rational numbers will be explored. We will look at common student-invented strategies based on the CCSSM and the use of the Standards for Mathematical Practice.

 

Lead Speaker: Sherry Parrish
Co-Presenter: Ann Dominick

2310  11:15 AM to
12:15 PM
OCC 206GeneralSponsor ShowcaseSharing Research that Informs Mathematics Education

The Struggle Is Real: Bringing Authentic Opportunities for Productive Struggle
We all know that productive struggle is critical to creating powerful learning experiences and to effective teaching. This is easier said than done. Join us for a hands-on workshop to learn about productive struggle for your students. You will leave with practical ideas and tools to help you create opportunities for authentic productive struggle.

 

Lead Speaker: Meghan Hearn
Co-Presenter: Colette Chambers

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