2010 NCSM Annual Conference

Sponsor Showcase Sessions

Session information last updated: 4-16-2010

 
Sponsor Showcase -- Monday, April 19, 2010
 
112  9:30 AM to
10:30 AM
Annie

It's About Time Sponsor Showcase: It's About Time to Level the Playing Field: Low Performing Students Can Succeed!
This workshop will look at how two districts, one urban and the other suburban, had great success in improving test results for at-risk students. Participants will participate in an activity that incorporates a standards based activity from Math Connections, student-centered pedagogy, and the technology tools (SmartBoard, TI Handheld and Autograph) to help these students succeed.

 

Lead Speaker: James Kearns

129  10:45 AM to
11:45 AM
Annie

MIND Research Institute Sponsor Showcase: Automaticity WITH Understanding
Recent research on working memory has led MIND Research Institute to develop an innovative approach to building automaticity of basic arithmetic facts using visual representations. This session will describe MIND's new ST Math: Fluency program, the research behind it, and how students can gain automaticity WITH understanding.

 

Lead Speaker: Matthew Peterson

145  12:15 PM to
1:15 PM
Annie

Key Curriculum Press Sponsor Showcase: Ignite NCSM! Ten Speakers Light up the Room with Fresh Ideas in Mathematics
Ignite lights up audiences around the world. Speakers share their expertise in five-minute presentations using 20 slides that auto-forward every 15 seconds—ready or not. For a list of speakers and topics, visit the Key display table.

 

Lead Speaker: Karen Coe

155  1:30 PM to
2:30 PM
Annie

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Sponsor Showcase: Singapore Math for the US Classroom
Learn how this unique pedagogical approach focusing on depth of understanding, number and number sense, and visualization strategies for problem solving can be used effectively in your school or district.

 

Lead Speaker: Patsy Kanter
Co-Presenter: Andy Clark

165  2:45 PM to
3:45 PM
Annie

CASIO America, Inc. Sponsor Showcase: CASIO Technology at Work – Building 21st Century Skills
New Tech High at Coppell uses Project Based Learning to deliver core knowledge and 21st Century skills, emphasizing real-world applications. New Tech's students have access to necessary technological tools, including personal laptops and, through a partnership with CASIO, fx-9860 Graphing Calculators. Session attendees receive a CASIO fx-9860 Graphing Calculator.

 

Lead Speaker: Kay Neuse

 
Sponsor Showcase -- Tuesday, April 20, 2010
 
211  8:45 AM to
9:45 AM
Annie

Math Solutions Sponsor Showcase: Helping Teachers Help Children Build Mental Math and Computation Strategies
This session introduces a new resource and DVD, Number Talks: Helping Children Build Mental Math and Computation Strategies. Meet Sherry Parrish, author, and learn about strategies teachers can use to create a classroom environment and routine that supports students' mental math and computation. Complimentary copies to the first 50 attendees.

 

Lead Speaker: Carolyn Felux
Co-Presenter: Sherry Parrish

227  10:15 AM to
11:15 AM
Annie

ETA/Cuisenaire Sponsor Showcase: Comprehensive Solutions for Algebra Success
Learn about new resources and solutions for ensuring every child is ready for Algebra I and for supporting each learner to successfully complete Algebra I. Resources include hands-on tools for students, new interactive White Board resources, and teacher support materials, including lesson plans and assessments.

 

Lead Speaker: Sara Delano Moore

250  2:45 PM to
3:45 PM
Annie

Pearson Sponsor Showcase: Changing the Way Students See and Learn High School Math
Reach today's digital generation with the support of engaging technology. Be among the first to see Pearson's new suite of High School Math programs – seamlessly blending print and digital curriculum. See the thinking, reasoning, and sense-making come alive; help your high school students achieve full conceptual understanding.

 

Lead Speaker: Cathie A. Dillender

 
Sponsor Showcase -- Wednesday, April 21, 2010
 
310  8:45 AM to
9:45 AM
Annie

Tom Snyder Productions Sponsor Showcase: Critical Foundations for Algebra– Implications for Intervention
According to the National Math Panel report, the key to helping all students be successful with algebra is ensuring that the critical core foundations of mathematics are thoroughly mastered: Fluency with Whole Numbers and Fluency with Fractions. In this interactive session, we will explore the implications this has for intervention.

 

Lead Speaker: Marilyn Trow

325  10:00 AM to
11:00 AM
Annie

Texas Instruments Sponsor Showcase: Changing Opportunities and Changing Lives by Moving MathForward
Come learn how mathematics test scores have risen year after year for students in the TI MathForward program in the Richardson Independent School District in Dallas, Texas. This session shows how the program helps increase student achievement by combining professional development, curriculum enhancement, and technology to engage students.

 

Lead Speaker: Paula Haney
Co-Presenter: Kristen San Juan

340  11:15 AM to
12:15 PM
Annie

America's Choice Sponsor Showcase: The Common Core Standards–Getting Ahead of the Curve for Implementation
Phil Daro, a member of the Mathematics Work Group for the Core Standards, and James Williams will discuss the impact of the Core Standards on teaching and learning mathematics. This discussion will focus on implications for professional development and student resources as we help schools move to the Core Standards.

 

Lead Speaker: Phil Daro
Co-Presenter: James Williams