Current Agenda

 

Users's Conference

Date
February 23 to 24, 2018
Where
The Kellogg Center
Michigan State University

Friday, February 23, 2018

Jump to Saturday, February 24, 2018

Participant Check-In
Continential Breakfast (TBD)
Outside of Big 10 BC

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Introductions - Welcome & Overview
Yvonne Grant, Michigan State University & Portland Public Schools
Room Big Ten BC
Keynote Talk - The Dilemma of Pacing: Teaching for Understanding
Elizabeth Phillips, CMP Author, Michigan State University
A frequent question that occurs among CMP teachers Is “How do you cover all the units in a grade?” This session will discuss issues related to this concern and suggestions for teaching more meaningful mathematics for all students.
Room Big Ten BC

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Breakout sessions are 1 hour 5 minutes long. You will get to select one breakout session to attend each time period.

 

Breakout Sessions

1. Yakety Yak! You talk too much! Discussing Talk Moves
Susan Friel & Nancy Anderson
Room 103AB
2. Explain and Justify: Help Me Understand My Thinking
Kay Neuse
Room 104AB
3. CMP...A curriculum for ALL learners provided the teacher allows it to be! :)
Jim Mamer
Room 105AB
4. CMP: Surviving and Succeeding
Jane Porath & Robert Sagan
Room 106
5. Supporting Struggling Learners in the CMP Classroom
Jennifer Kruger & Michaela Marino
Lincoln Room

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Lunch

Lunch with Round Table Discussions Related to Implementing & Teaching CMP

Meal: To Be Determined

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Breakout Sessions

11. L.E.S. is More
Mary Beth Schmitt & Shawn Towle
Room 103AB
12. Student Explanations: Why, Who, What, When, and How?
Jamie Wernet & Gloria Jentz
Room 104AB
13. Productive Struggle: What are the benefits?
Yvonne Grant
Room 105AB
14. Do Your Students Know What They Know? Let’s Talk About MPs.
Amy Ray & Taren Going
Room 106
15. Number Talks in CMP
Anne Marie Nicoll Turner
Lincoln Room

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Breakout Sessions

21. Planning for a Summary that Focuses on Student Understanding
Jennifer Kruger
Room 103AB
22. Do You Pose Purposeful Questions?
Jenny Jorgensen
Room 104AB
23. Setting Up Your Math Classroom for Talk
Chi-Man Ng
Room 105AB
24. Formative Assessment Strategies: A Focused Approach
Jane Porath
Room 106
25. The Do’s and Don’ts of CMP and SpEd
Kay Neuse & Anne Marie Nicoll Turner
Lincoln Room

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Reception and Prize Drawings
 
Room Big Ten BC

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Saturday, February 24, 2018 

Continental Breakfast
Big Ten BC Room
Coffee will be available until 11 a.m.

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Breakout Sessions

26. "It Takes A Village..." Come grow with us!
Jim Mamer and Panel: Maggie Etherington, Lynnette Flannery, Becca Ware, & Kristen Yordy
Room 103AB
27. Grades that Reflect Student Understanding
Mary Beth Schmitt
Room 104AB
28. Keys to Creating a Summary
Kathy Dole
Room 105AB
29. Back to School: How I Changed my Teaching in Three (not so easy) Steps
Jamie Wernet
Room 106
30. Rehab your Vocab: Strategies for Developing Mathematical Vocabulary
Melissa Butki
Lincoln Room

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Breakout Sessions

31. Holding ALL Students Accountable - Structuring Inclusive Math Conversations
Teri Keusch, Trish Stiles, and Jessa Boles
Room 103AB
32. Connecting Perimeter, Area and Volume throughout the curriculum
Jane Porath & Holly Conner
Room 104AB
33. "Mucking About" Investigation 1: Butterflies, Pinwheels, and Wallpaper
Jennifer Kruger
Room 105AB
34. Bridging Factors to Quadratics
Carolyn Droll & Jan Robinson
Room 106
35. An Open Problem Approach: The Case of Integers
Yvonne Grant
Lincoln Room

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Box Lunch
Room Big Ten BC
Keynote Talk - Teaching for Understanding: Focus on the Big Ideas
AJ Edson, Michigan State University
Elizabeth Lozen, Michigan State University
Yvonne Grant, Michigan State University & Portland Public Schools
Room Big Ten BC
Closing Remarks and iPad Mini & Chromebook Giveaway
Elizabeth Phillips, CMP Author, Michigan State University
Room Big Ten BC

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