2010 NCSM Annual Conference

Strand 5 Sessions

Session information last updated: 4-16-2010

Strand 5 Sessions -- Monday, April 19, 2010
Strand 5: Putting PRIME into Practice

104  9:30 AM to
10:30 AM
Elizabeth FGeneralPutting PRIME into Practice

What's It All About? An Orientation for Those New to the NCSM Annual Conference
This session is for those who are new to NCSM Conferencing. Participants will network with others, overview the structure of the conference, explore the different conference options, set personal priorities and goals, and work on a personal plan of what to do and where to go during the sessions.


Lead Speaker: Donna Simpson Leak

121  10:45 AM to
11:45 AM
Elizabeth FGeneralPutting PRIME into Practice

The Ross Taylor Past Presidents Mentoring and Sharing Session for Mathematics Leaders
There is a wealth of information and knowledge available to you!! Bring your questions, problems, concerns and challenges. Get suggestions and discuss the issues with your Past Presidents and colleagues.


Lead Speaker: NCSM Past Presidents

175  4:00 PM to
5:00 PM
Madeleine ABGeneralPutting PRIME into Practice

Curriculum Leadership with PRIME: Is Your Curriculum Meaningful and Relevant?
Learn how Phoenix Union High School District, in Phoenix, AZ, is closing the "expected- acceptance" gap with curriculum. This interactive session will provide participants with the opportunity to review and develop resources on "how-to" ensure that the intended curriculum is implemented and is student and teacher friendly.


Lead Speaker: Mona Toncheff
Co-Presenter: Susan Heikkinen

Strand 5 Sessions -- Tuesday, April 20, 2010
Strand 5: Putting PRIME into Practice

205  8:45 AM to
9:45 AM
Elizabeth ABGeneralPutting PRIME into Practice

In Pursuit of Equity: The Three Secrets of a PRIME Leader!
In this motivational and insightful session, we will explore the three most essential leadership practices necessary to lead a sustained erosion of inequities in our school mathematics programs. Specific leadership connections to recommendations from the PRIME leadership Framework will also be provided.


Lead Speaker: Timothy Kanold

235  2:30 PM to
4:00 PM
Windsor BCGeneralPutting PRIME into Practice

PRIMING for Professional Learning Communities
Have professional learning communities flourished, floundered, or flopped in your region or district? Come and learn how we have used the PRIME framework to slowly and methodically move districts toward working in professional learning communities. Activities will include work in the areas of assessment, teaching, and learning.


Lead Speaker: Michele Burgess
Co-Presenter: Andrea Miller

248  2:45 PM to
3:45 PM
Elizabeth FCollegePutting PRIME into Practice

Putting Pre-Service Teachers on the Right Course with PRIME
The PRIME document has the power to create Stage 1 leaders both during student teaching and as they begin their careers. Come learn how two mathematics educators put the principles into the classroom and with student teachers. Plan to share activities that you use to help candidates start as leaders.


Lead Speaker: Connie Schrock

Strand 5 Sessions -- Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Strand 5: Putting PRIME into Practice

307  8:45 AM to
9:45 AM
Elizabeth FSecondary
(9 - 12)
Putting PRIME into Practice

New PRIME Leaders: Where Do We Start?
Are you new to a math leadership position? This session will "navigate through the sea" of math leadership, focusing on three things math leaders can do to create a culture of adult learners focused on student achievement. Session will include handouts and resources for new math leaders to get started.


Lead Speaker: Mona Toncheff
Co-Presenter: Juli Schexnayder

318  10:00 AM to
11:00 AM
Madeleine ABGeneralPutting PRIME into Practice

How to Achieve the Vision of the PRIME Teaching and Learning Principle: From Words to Action
This fast paced workshop will present key ideas on how to implement the three PRIME Indicators for teaching and learning in order to bring rigor, meaning and relevance to the teacher planning and student learning experience. Audience interaction and PRIME sharing will be part of this session as well.


Lead Speaker: Gwen Zimmermann
Co-Presenter: Darshan Jain

330  10:30 AM to
12:00 PM
Randle EGeneralPutting PRIME into Practice

PRIME-ing Mathematics Teacher Mentors (MTMs) for Leadership
Interested in developing K-12 teacher leaders? This session shares a collaborative project between higher education and a regional education service center to prepare teacher mentors. MTMs explored the PRIME framework through interactive videoconferencing. How the document was used to initiate discussion revolving around the four principles will be presented.


Lead Speaker: Mary Swarthout
Co-Presenter: Susan Bohan