2013 NCSM Annual Conference

Technology Showcase Sessions

Session information last updated: 4-13-2013

 
Technology Showcase -- Monday, April 15, 2013
 
120  10:45 AM to
11:45 AM
Quartz A/BSecondary
(9 - 12)
Technology ShowcaseEquity for Each Learner: Equitable Practices to Engage and Build Student Mathematical Knowledge

Experience the Power of Personalized Instruction and Practice: Teaching Secondary Mathematics Online with MyMathLab
Making the transition to digital? Learn best practices to achieve increased results and student success from award-winning author Elayn Martin-Gay. Attendees will experience MyMathLab - an online curriculum that engages student learning and gives teachers all the tools they need to deliver all or a portion of their course online.

 

Lead Speaker: Elayn Martin-Gay

139  12:15 PM to
1:15 PM
Quartz A/BGeneralTechnology ShowcaseKnowledge for Leaders to Support a Strategic Infrastructure for Student Learning: Leader Practices that Build Full Knowledge for an Infrastructure to Support High Mathematics Achievement

Personalized Digital Math Instruction Promotes Achievement for All Students
Attend this session to see motivational and learning research in action through engaging adaptive math software for Grades 6-12! Participants will discuss the benefits of utilizing innovative, research-based digital instruction in the math classroom and in the positive impact it has on student achievement.

 

Lead Speaker: Kris Hobaugh

157  1:30 PM to
2:30 PM
Quartz A/BIntermediate
(3 - 5)
Technology ShowcaseKnowledge for Leaders to Support a Strategic Infrastructure for Student Learning: Leader Practices that Build Full Knowledge for an Infrastructure to Support High Mathematics Achievement

Meet the Common Core State Standards and Blaze a Trail to Student Success with the New Digital Edition of Math Trailblazers
Be among the first to get a sneak peek at the new digital edition of Math Trailblazers! Fully updated and aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), it integrates interactive technology that supports your CCSS implementation, emphasizes the Standards for Mathematical Practice, and ensures the development of mathematically proficient students. Come explore the new edition's powerful combination of powerful, interactive instructional tools and rich, research-based mathematical content, and learn how it provides a more meaningful classroom experience for both teachers and students.

 

Lead Speaker: Meg Yeakey

171  2:45 PM to
3:45 PM
Quartz A/BSecondary
(9 - 12)
Technology ShowcaseKnowledge for Leaders to Support a Strategic Infrastructure for Student Learning: Leader Practices that Build Full Knowledge for an Infrastructure to Support High Mathematics Achievement

How the Common Core State Standards for Mathematical Practice Look in a Technology-Rich Classroom
Get a virtual look inside a fully aligned classroom to see all eight Standards for Mathematical Practice in action. Using standards-aligned TI-Nspire™ solutions, the presentation will show district- and building-level supervisors how teachers are using technology appropriately to help their students master the mathematics concepts necessary for success in college and career.

 

Lead Speaker: Jennifer Wilson

185  4:00 PM to
5:00 PM
Quartz A/BMiddle
(6 - 8)
Technology ShowcaseEquity for Each Learner: Equitable Practices to Engage and Build Student Mathematical Knowledge

The Solution You Have Been Waiting For: Introducing MATH 180 (2nd Session)
After years of excitement and anticipation, we are proud to announce the launch of MATH 180. Be one of the first to experience the breakthrough middle school program that will change the way you think about teaching mathematics. Designed by the world's most respected voices in mathematics pedagogy, adaptive technologies, and teaching practices, come hear how Deborah Ball, Sybilla Beckman, David Dockterman, and others have integrated their latest research to develop and support our new blending learning solution for instruction. Experience how we've developed an expert system for your struggling students with exciting real world videos and simulations, scaffolded lessons that emphasize reasoning and thinking, and personalized practice through gaming technology - and fall in love with our new ecosystem of support for teachers - empowering you as the leaders of the classroom.

 

Lead Speaker: Lea Ozeri
Co-Presenter: Nikki Lalonde

 
Technology Showcase -- Tuesday, April 16, 2013
 
202  8:45 AM to
9:45 AM
Quartz A/BMiddle
(6 - 8)
Technology ShowcaseEquity for Each Learner: Equitable Practices to Engage and Build Student Mathematical Knowledge

The Solution You Have Been Waiting For: Introducing MATH 180
After years of excitement and anticipation, we are proud to announce the launch of MATH 180. Be one of the first to experience the breakthrough middle school program that will change the way you think about teaching mathematics. Designed by the world's most respected voices in mathematics pedagogy, adaptive technologies, and teaching practices, come hear how Deborah Ball, Sybilla Beckman, David Dockterman, and others have integrated their latest research to develop and support our new blending learning solution for instruction. Experience how we've developed an expert system for your struggling students with exciting real world videos and simulations, scaffolded lessons that emphasize reasoning and thinking, and personalized practice through gaming technology - and fall in love with our new ecosystem of support for teachers - empowering you as the leaders of the classroom.

 

Lead Speaker: Lea Ozeri
Co-Presenter: Nikki Lalonde

220  10:00 AM to
11:00 AM
Quartz A/BGeneralTechnology ShowcaseAssessing what Counts: Assessment Practices that Lead to New and Different Pathways for Deeper Levels of Understanding

Formative Assessment to Plan, Execute, and Monitor Progress for RtI Success!
Experience the power of using the Moving with Math Web-Based Assessment Suite to guide and improve mathematics instruction. RtI case studies will demonstrate how to use formative and summative reports to easily and effectively differentiate instruction, monitor progress, and provide accountability. Attendees will receive a FREE 30-day trial.

 

Lead Speaker: Nelson Palmer
Co-Presenter: Amy Johnson
Co-Presenter: Caryl Pierson

238  11:15 AM to
12:15 PM
Quartz A/BSecondary
(9 - 12)
Technology ShowcaseEquity for Each Learner: Equitable Practices to Engage and Build Student Mathematical Knowledge

Technology That Makes the Standards for Mathematical Practice a Reality!
Learn how our technology empowers students to explore, understand and connect key mathematical concepts to improve accuracy and build mathematical fluency. Be one of the first people in the country to see our newest, highly anticipated learning tool! Attendees will receive a Prizm and Algebra 1 Common Core State Standards resources.

 

Lead Speaker: Ishmael Zamora

254  2:30 PM to
3:30 PM
Quartz A/BGeneralTechnology ShowcaseAssessing what Counts: Assessment Practices that Lead to New and Different Pathways for Deeper Levels of Understanding

Problem Solving and Assessment for the Common Core State Standards - K-5
Exemplars will demonstrate its new online resource for assessment and instruction featuring differentiated performance tasks created for and aligned to the Common Core State Standards. Material includes tasks for instruction and exploration as well as assessment. Rubrics, anchor papers, scoring rationales, and planning sheets are included. Participants can explore our library of tasks.

 

Lead Speaker: Ross Brewer

 
Technology Showcase -- Wednesday, April 17, 2013
 
320  10:00 AM to
11:00 AM
Quartz A/BIntermediate
(3 - 5)
Technology ShowcaseEquity for Each Learner: Equitable Practices to Engage and Build Student Mathematical Knowledge

Using Math-Whizz for Differentiation, RTL, and Teaching to the New Standards
Math-Whizz is the most advanced online tutor for students in grades K-8. With a diagnostic assessment, adaptive animated lessons, and motivating rewards, students who use the program often progress two years in mathematics in just one year and have fun at the same time. In a lab setting, participants will get an opportunity to explore the student experience, try sample lessons, see what it's like to teach with the program, and have an opportunity to try Math-Whizz out for themselves.

 

Lead Speaker: Kevin Judd
Co-Presenter: Sarah Slaid

338  11:15 AM to
12:15 PM
Quartz A/BIntermediate
(3 - 5)
Technology ShowcaseEquity for Each Learner: Equitable Practices to Engage and Build Student Mathematical Knowledge

Ensure Fluency with Whole Numbers for ALL Students!
By the end of third grade, the Common Core State Standards call for students to be fast and accurate with mathematics facts in all four operations. Join this session to learn how FASTT Math Next Generation's adaptive instruction enables students to develop mathematics fact fluency and automaticity so they can focus on higher mathematics skills. Because it is so easy to use and easy to implement, teachers can spend their time on addressing the rigorous skills needed to help all students become College and Career Ready.

 

Lead Speaker: Lea Ozeri
Co-Presenter: Nikki Lalonde

356  2:30 PM to
3:30 PM
Quartz A/BMiddle
(6 - 8)
Technology ShowcaseAssessing what Counts: Assessment Practices that Lead to New and Different Pathways for Deeper Levels of Understanding

Mathematics Digital Learning: The Ultimate Equalizer
Participants will understand the uniquely positive response that students have when given a digital solution that both provides fully adaptive instruction in their zone of proximal development with unprecedented access to immediate, corrective feedback that includes online access to live, certified U.S. mathematics teachers.

 

Lead Speaker: Janet Pittock

373  3:45 PM to
4:45 PM
Quartz A/BIntermediate
(3 - 5)
Technology ShowcasePractices that Support Coaches: Theoretically-Informed and Research-Based Practices for Content and Pedagogy

Teach Mathematics Like Never Before: Adaptive Teaching Supported with Built-In Professional Development
The Conceptua Math online curriculum for grades K-8 uses interactive, visual representations that engage teachers and students in the mathematics curriculum like never before. Designed from the Common Core State Standards (not retrofitted), Conceptua Math will build both teacher and student capacity through an adaptive teaching model of instruction. By "Keeping the Teacher in the Equation™" students gain a deeper understanding of mathematical content, acquisition of the Standards for Mathematical Practice and the opportunity for personalized and differentiated instruction.

 

Lead Speaker: Lauri Susi