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TMC15 Presentations

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Please feel free to create your own page for your TMC15 presentation.  

This is a public wiki so you do not need permission to join.



Now here: the official presentation template with the TMC15 logo —


    Download and enjoy in either PowerPoint or in Keynote form (click link to download)


The easiest way to create a page (linked to this page) is:

  1. Hit the edit button at the top of this page.
  2. Find your session under the appropriate day. 
  3. Hi-light the name of your session and hit ADD LINK above.
  4. When you do this, the name of your page will show up in a pop-up box, hit ENTER on your keyboard.
  5. Hit SAVE at the bottom on the page.
  6. Click on your new link.  It will make the new page for you, all you have to do is click on Create Page. You do not have to put it in a folder.
  7. Hit SAVE and CONTINUE once you create your new page so that it will be saved on the wiki. 


Thursday, July 23, 2015

1:00 - 1:30 pm

Invitation to Participate - Diana Fesmire

Invitation to Participate in MTBoS Study - Judy Larsen

Varsity Math - Jonathan Claydon

Neuron Stickers, Brain Surgeon, and Wrinkle Sprinkles - Chris Shore


1:30 – 2:30 pm

Growing our own practice: How mathematics teachers can use social media to support ongoing improvement - Lani Horn 

Growing Our Own Practice (Part 1) - Lani Horn

Growing Our Own Practice (Part 2) - Lani Horn


2:45 – 3:45 pm

Using Scratch to Explore Geometry - Dan Anderson

Formative Assessment & Feedback at Scale - Peg Cagle

Nix the Tricks - Tina Cardone

A Truly "Hands-On" Approach to Teaching the Distributive Property for Understanding - Dave Chamberlain

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Video Games - Matt Lane

More than Mistakes! - Nicole Paris

Planning Units using the MTBoS - Bree Pickford-Murray

Accepting Our Powerlessness in the Classroom - Megan Schmidt

Looking in the Rear View Mirror: Thoughts on Successes and Failures with New Courses - Sam Shah, Julie Reulbach, Brendan Kinnell

Math Coaches Round Table - Chris Shore

Math Mistakes and Error Analysis: Diamonds in the Rough - Andrew Stadel

Numberless Word Problems - Brian Bushart


4:00 – 4:30 pm

Socratic Seminars in Math Class - Matt Baker

Integers - Now THIS makes sense! - Deborah Boden

Half Hour of Cool - Sadie Estrella

Why Number Talks in Elementary Classes? - Chris Harris

Learning Math, Learning English, or Learning Both? - Heather Kohn

Debate That! An Introduction to Debate in Math Class - Chris Luzniak

Creating a Family Math Night - Sarah Martin

Head Over Heels: Adventures in Flipping a Classroom - Sandra Miller

Organizing the Math Twitter Blogosphere (MTBoS) - Eric Milou

Linking Algebra and Geometry - Jasmine Walker

Feedback Quizzes: Using Detailed, Written Formative Assessment to Promote Low-Stress Learning - Julie Wright


Friday, July 24, 2015

9:00 - 9:30 am

MTBoS Search Engine - John Stevens

Math Coloring Book - Edmund Harris

Personal Whiteboards - Keeping Stuff Organized - Tina Palmer

High Five Greetings - Glenn Waddell

3D Desmos Designs - Heather Kohn 


1:00 - 1:30 pm

Rally For Roatan - Chris Shore

Google Classroom - Anna Blinstein


1:30 – 2:30 pm 

Math from the Heart, Not the Textbook – Christopher Danielson

Math from the Heart, Not the Textbook (Part 1) - Christopher Danielson

Math from the Heart, Not the Textbook (Part 2) - Christopher Danielson


2:45 – 3:45 pm

Planning: A Year, A Unit, A Lesson - Lisa Bejarano and Heather Kohn

Function Transformations Without Tears - Meg Craig

Supporting Small Group Instruction with Math Workstations - Sadie Estrella and Mitzi Hasegawa

Better Questions: Ours/Our Students’ - Rachel Kernodle

What do You Think and Why? Supporting Students in Sharing their Ideas - Ilana Horn

A Full Scale Math Debate: Using a Debate as a Summative Assessment- Chris Luzniak

Exploring Opportunities (or Obligations) for Leadership, Advocacy and Stewardship Without Leaving the Classroom - Peg Cagle and Levi Patrick

Practical Formative Assessment Strategies - John Scammell

Unanswerable Questions: The Key to Building Statistical Thinkers - Denis Sheeran

Tools for Building Number Sense and Problem Solving - Andrew Stadel, Graham Fletcher and Norma Gordon (virtual)

A New Experiment: Sports Research for CCSS - William Thill

Making Videos for the Classroom - Paula Torres


4:00 – 5:00 pm

The Mandelbrot Set Viewed through Precalculus - Dan Anderson

Understanding Our World Beyond the Numbers: Insights of Teaching Mathematics for Social Justice - Rachel Bates

Writing a Book: Why? and How? - Katherine Bryant

Young Mathematicians and The Thrill of Mathematical Discovery - Federico Chialvo

Modified Flipped Math Classroom (High School) - Princess Choi

Improve Your Questioning Skills to Formatively Assess Student Understanding - Robert Kaplinsky

Join a Conversation with NCTM! - Matt Larson

Agree or Disagree? Starting a Fight In Your Math Class - Tim McCaffrey

Planning and Assess-Respond-Instruct Cycle in Mathematics - Michelle Naidu

Barbie Bungee - Fawn Nguyen and Matt Vaudrey

SBG for Beginners and Beyond - David Petersen (@calcdave), Anna Hester (@TypeAMathLand), Lisa Soltani (@lisasolt)

Teaching the 8 Practices - Chris Shore


Saturday, July 25, 2015

9:00 - 9:30 My Favorites

My Favorite:  My Favorite - Dan Anderson

My Favorite Warm Up - Denis Sheeran

Industry Math (Video)- Brian Miller


1:00 - 1:30 My Favorites

An Egg-Cellent Simulation - Bob Lochel

#FirstLikeThird and Delta Math - Matt Baker

Kahoot! (Video) - Julie Reulbach


1:30 – 2:30 pm  

Teacher Woman, Because Teacher Man is Taken – Fawn Nguyen

Teacher Woman (Part 1) - Fawn Nguyen

Teacher Woman (Part 2) - Fawn Nguyen


2:45 – 3:45 pm

K-12 Fraction Fun - Jennifer Bell

Transformations: A Visual Understanding - Jedidiah Butler

Inverting a Chessboard: Inversive Geometry For Mere Mortals: the Math Behind a Twitter Avatar - Bruce Cohen
Arithmetic to Algebra: Key Building Blocks in Abstract Thinking - Dylan Kane

Making Math Fun for Elementary Students - Cortni Kemlage

Tackling Those Tricky Stats Concepts - Bob Lochel

Teaching in a Vertical Classroom - Alex Overwijk

Tiny Bits of Social Justice, How We Are Working Towards More Intentional, Inclusive Safe Spaces- Anne Schwartz

Getting Students to Argue in Class with Number Sense Activities - Andrew Stadel

Swan-Style Task Factory - Elizabeth Statmore

What Do I Do with all this Cool Sh!t? - Matt Vaudrey and John Stevens

4:00 – 5:00 pm

Number Talks in Middle and High School - Chris Harris

Flex Sessions 




Sunday, July 26, 2015

My Favorites (selected videos from a no-skills videographer): https://goo.gl/photos/PMgHYatrP1SHWtKs5

Amy's Sum Of Sin and Cos Foldable PPT




TMC My Favorites (excluding Sunday)

TMC Keynotes

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