2014 NCSM Annual Conference

Speaker Handouts and PPTs

Monday Sessions: April 7, 2014

Session 104
It Really is TIME to Get It Right: Thoughts on Our Individual and Collective To-Do Lists to Turn Imperatives into Reality by Steve Leinwand

Session 106
A Principal's Story: Creative Ways to Fund and Support Teacher Learning in the Age of the Common Core State Standards by Antonia Cameron, Bernadette Fitzgerald and Brooke Precil

Session 108
Examining Coach's Role in Providing Teachers with a Coherent Set of Supports by Lynsey Gibbons and Elham Kazemi

Session 111
How Do We Meet the Challenge of Getting All Students to Compute with Fractions by the End of Grade Five? by Eric Siegel and Mark Koester

Session 113
Using Digital Environments to Foster Student Discourse by Jere Confrey and Erik Johnson

Session 116
Do Taller Sprinters Have an Unfair Advantage? What Are the Odds of Finding Life on Other Planets? Are Vampires Real? How Does Health Insurance Work? by Karim Ani and Ginny Stuckey

Session 119
Mathematical Goals, Formative Assessment, and the Common Core: Connections and implications for classroom and leadership practice by Valerie Mills

Session 123
Developing Teacher Professional Learning Around the Common Core Progressions by Ellen Whitesides

Session 124
Great Early Mathematics Attitudes = Later Successful Mathematics Learners! by Stuart Murphy

Session 125
The Art of Questioning: Leading Learners to Level Up by Jill Gough and Jennifer Wilson

Session 127
Using the Progressions of Common Core State Standards to Deepen Teachers' Content Knowledge by Stephanie Martin, Cynthia Callard and Jane LaVoie

Session 134
Number Necessities-Fluency and Number Sense by Francis (Skip) Fennell

Session 139
Sense Making? Aren't We Already Doing That in Literacy? by Annie Fetter

Session 140
Professional Development for High School Teachers Implementing a Curriculum Focused on Modeling and Problem Solving to Support Students Learning Algebra by Fay Zenigami, Hannah Slovin, Melfried Olson, Judith Olson and Linda Venenciano

Session 141
Fostering Mathematical Practices with Special Populations by Grace Kelemanik, Amy Lucenta and Susan Creighton

Session 142
A District-Wide Partnership Between 4th-, 5th-, and 6th-Grade Teachers to Examine the Progression from Fractions to Ratio and Proportional Reasoning by Eric Shane, Jodi Albers, Shirley Ellison and Lou Mingione

Session 147
Launching Lessons that Inspire Mathematics Discourse by Kristen Malzahn and Kim Zeugner

Session 153
How Do We Close the Gap Between the "Intended and Enacted" Common Core State Standards Curriculum? by Mona Toncheff
PDF Document and Website

Session 157
Teaching Primary Mathematics with More Understanding and Less Counting by Joan Cotter and Tracy Mittleider

Session 161
Progressions in Context: Using Units of Study to Explore and Make Sense of the Standards by Dana Gosen, Geraldine Devine, Valerie Mills, Denise Brady, Marie Smerigan

Session 164
Exploring Addition and Subtraction: Hands-on and Interactive Ideas that Build Both Understanding and Fluency by Susan OConnell

Session 168
Professional Development for Implementing the Standards for Mathematical Practice by June Mark, Victor Mateas and Johannah Nikula

Session 169
Putting the Standards Progressions into Practice by Melanie Wertz and Margie Pligge

Session 170
Implementing the Teaching-Assessing-Learning Cycle in Elementary Mathematics by Thomasenia Adams

Session 174
Supporting Student Success with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Using Formative Assessment by Katey Arrington and Emma Trevino

Session 175
A Progression Around Justification: Viable Arguments and Explaining Why by Ken Mullen

Session 179
Make Three Wishes: These Dreams Come True! by Robyn Silbey

Session 183
The Parallel Journeys of Assessment and Instruction by Carolyn Olijnek

Session 184
Empowering Elementary Administrators to Become Agents of Change in Mathematics Instruction by Kimberly Bender, Kathryn Munson, Karen Watkins and Victoria Bohidar

Session 188
You Have to Find the Problem Before You Can Fix It by Sandy Atkins, Molly Daley and Stuart Anderson

Session 190
Getting Inside Their Heads: Using Performance Tasks to Drive Systemic Improvement and Help Students, Teachers, and Administrators Prepare for PARCC/SBAC by Sendhil Revuluri and Mary Jo Tavormina

Session 194
Leading Productive Mathematical Discussions: Using Open and Targeted Sharing to Advance Childrens' Learning by Allison Hintz and Elham Kazemi

Tuesday Sessions: April 8, 2014

Session 200a
Painting a Portrait of Math Progress by David Dockterman

Session 203
Do My Teachers Have Curriculum-Content Knowledge for the Common Core? by Vernita Glenn-White and Kristopher Childs

Session 204
Ross Taylor Past Presidents-Session 2: NCSM Past Presidents Present a Fast-Paced Program on Productive, Practical Solutions to Challenges Confronting Mathematics Leaders: Assessment by Steven Leinwand, Diane Briars, Timothy Kanold and Henry Kepner

Session 209
Collaborative Coaching: Working Together to Support Meaningful Teacher Collaboration and Reflective Teaching by Alison Whittington and Denise Porter

Session 213
Visual Models for Fractions: Which Models? Which Standards? How Does It All Come Together to Maximize Student Growth? by Corinne Murawski, Michael Fierle, Andrea Miller and Michele Burgess

Session 215
Measuring Teacher Effectiveness AND Supporting Teacher Growth: Using the Tools of Polarity Thinking to Leverage This Tension by Jane Kise

Session 218
High-Leverage Actions to Ensure All Students are "Common-Core Ready" by Diane Briars

Session 219
Enabling Principals to Support High-Quality Mathematics Instruction by Melissa Boston, Erin Henrick and Lynsey Gibbons

Session 221
Are Assessments Telling Teachers What They Need to Know? by Janet Caldwell

Session 224
A Constellation of Common Core Content and Standards for Mathematical Practice Around Comparing, Multiplying, and Dividing with Fractions by Deborah Schifter and Virginia Bastable

Session 225
Balancing Conversations in Mathematics Classrooms: Incorporating Purposeful Talk Moves to Justify Ideas and Solutions by Melissa Hedges, Beth Schefelker and Connie Laughlin

Session 229
We've Discussed the Data: So What? Now What? by Janet Dodd

Session 236
The Common Core State Standards: Operations & Algebraic Thinking (CCSS:OA) Learning Progression-Coherent Visual Models That Support Problem Solving and the Standards for Mathematical Practice by Karen Fuson

Session 243
Deepening Content Knowledge Through Progressions-Based Professional Development by Jennifer Novak and Bill Barnes

Session 244
Just Invert and Multiply... Can I ask WHY? by Joan Tellish and Melissa Gotard

Session 252
Agents of Change in the Era of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) by Lucy West and Antonia Cameron

Session 255
Well-Structured Questions ... Where Will They Take You? by Renee Everling and Diane Reynolds

Session 257
Math Labs: Designing High-Quality School-Embedded Mathematics Professional Learning by Elham Kazemi, Allison Hintz and Lynsey Gibbons

Session 264
From PARCC and SMARTER Balanced (SBAC) to Your Classroom-Creating, Aligning, and Learning from Formative Assessments-EVERY DAY by Francis (Skip) Fennell, Beth Kobett, Kay Sammons and Jonathan Wray

Session 271
Southern 2 Regional Caucus by Linda Griffith

Wednesday Sessions: April 9, 2014

Session 300a
Digital Tools 4 Capturing & Analyzing Student Thinking by Jonathan Wray

Session 305
Increasing Students' Sense of Personal Efficacy Through Discussion in Inclusive Classrooms by Judy Storeygard and Arusha Hollister

Session 308
Focus, Coherence, and Rigor: What Does That Look Like in a Classroom? by Beth Schefelker and Connie Laughlin

Session 309
Seeing is Succeeding: Empowering Coaches with Visual Models to Develop Fact Fluency Based on Understanding and Thinking Strategies by James Burnett

Session 312
Do Taller Sprinters Have an Unfair Advantage? How Dangerous Is Texting and Driving? Are Vampires Real? How Does Health Insurance Work? by Ginny Stuckey

Session 319
PARCC Mathematics: Preparing Students for Online Summative Assessments by Donald DeLand and Linda Kaniecki

Session 322
"What to Expect When You're Expecting"-- Preparing Middle School Teachers by Juli Dixon

Session 326
Assessing Secondary Teachers' Mathematical Habits of Mind by Ryota Matsuura, Sarah Sword, Al Cuoco and Miriam Gates

Session 328
Transforming Instruction: Using Students Learning Objectives (SLOs) to Measure Student Growth in the Mathematical Practices by Bill Barnes, Jennifer Novak and Jonathan Wray

Session 330
Developing Conceptual Understanding through the Progressions: Fractions, Ratios, and Proportions by Jennifer Wilson

Session 331
Strategies for Supporting English Learners in the Standards for Mathematical Practice by Johannah Nikula, Jill DePiper and Mark Driscoll

Session 333
Mathematical Modeling in Three Acts by Dan Meyer

Session 336
Building a Growth Mindset Community for Mathematics by David Dockterman

Session 337
Adding Parents into the STEM Equation Through Encouragement of the Growth Mindset by Michele Burgess, Andrea Miller, Michael Fierle and Corinne Murawski

Session 341
What Are the Keys to Understanding the Common Core State Standards? by Katey Arrington and Kathi Cook

Session 342
Implementing the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for High School Students with a Gap in their Common Core Learning Experience by Jeanette Scott and Kristine Cunningham

Session 348a
Voice of Reason: What It Takes to Realize the Promise of Digital Learning by Chris Liang-Vergara

Session 353
Potential and Challenges of Regional, Cross-District Collaborations for Mathematics Improvement by Sendhil Revuluri and Mary Jo Tavormina

Session 358
Get Real with Authentic Tasks and the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) by Rick O''Driscoll and Kimber Fessler

Session 359
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education (JRME) as Resources for Leaders of Professional Learning by Melva Grant, Matt Larson, Ruth Heaton, Jonathan Schulz and Anderson Norton

Session 360
One School's Journey to Standards-Based Grading Within a Professional Learning Community by Erin Lehmann and Sharon Rendon

Session 361
Numbers Bee - Improving Numeracy in K-12 by Sakthi Vel and Kamatchi Vel

Session 362
What Are the Keys to Understanding the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)? by Kathi Cook and Katey Arrington

Session 370
Learning Maps: Tools for Formative Assessment Practice by Angela Broaddus, Julia Shaftel, Anu Sharma and Zachary Conrad

Session 372
Ten Ways Mathematics Leaders Can Support Novice Teachers by Anne Papakonstantinou, Susan Troutman, Carolyn White, Richard Parr

Session 375
Urban Teacher Center: An Effective Teacher Every Time in the Era of the Common Core State Standards by Dionn Brown and Labonnie Wise
PDF Document and Website

Session 376
Who Is in the Driver's Seat? by Jerri LaMirand, Laura Wright, Cathy Yenca and Laura Ringwood

Session 378
Designing Tasks and Questions to Promote Formative Assessment of Both Content and Mathematical Practices by Janie Schielack and Dinah Chancellor