Conference Program and Speakers

LIMAÇON 2020: Catalyzing Change

A Step Towards Improving Math Teaching and Learning

Friday, March 13, 2020 • 7:45 am to 2:45 pm

SUNY College at Old Westbury, Campus Center

Consult the schedule, session titles, and grade levels below. Download our PDF brochure for more information and to view detailed descriptions of available workshops.

Doors Open • 7:45 – 8:45

Check-in, continental breakfast, and networking

Welcome • 8:45 – 9:15

Introduction by The Long Island Mathematics Conference Board

Presentation of the Dr. Jong Pil Lee Memorial Scholarship awards for 2020

Keynote Address • 9:15 – 10:15

Dr. Robert Q. Berry III

President, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and professor at the University of Virginia

Exhibitor Booths • 7:45 – 1:45

Visit exhibitor booths throughout the day

Conference Sessions • 10:30 – 2:35

All presentations held in the New Academic Building

Session A • 10:30 – 11:20

Session B • 11:35 – 12:25

Session C • 12:40 – 1:30

Buffet lunch during either Session B or C

Session D • 1:45 – 2:35

Download our PDF brochure for more information and to view detailed descriptions of available workshops.

Session A • 10:30 – 11:20Session B • 11:35 – 12:25Session C • 12:40 – 1:30Session D • 1:45 – 2:35
1. Guided Math Centers
Lisa Mauro (K-2)
16. Number and Numeration
Carole Mulligan (PreK-K)
26. Building Number Sense Through the Use of Number Lines
Linda Burke (K-5)
36. Mathematical Excellence and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
S. Jefferson Isaac & Y. Vidal (K-5)
2. Math Movement!
Jessica Ryan (2-5)
17. The BEST™ Method for Problem Solving
Natasha Murray (3-8)
27. Flipgrids, Quizzezz, and Quizlets… Oh My!
Meredith Hansen (3-8)
37. Catalyzing Change by Solving Real (and Interesting) Problems
Nicholas Restivo (3-5)
3. Solving Problems with Bar Models
Laura Liepa (3-5)
18. The Interface of Scratch Programming, Art, and Mathematics
Alise Braick (6-8)
28. Linear Functions Workshop
Benjamin Allen (6-8)
38. Multiple Ways to TEACH the Math, not TELL the Algorithm
Rudy Neufeld & Jorge Moore (K-8)
4. Leave the Math, Change the Language
Todd Lindbloom & Kurt Whited (K-8)
19. The Anarchy Club
Joe Quinn (6-8)
29. Combinations with a Twist
Marion Hutchinson (6-8)
39. Math/Science Integration for Earth’s Sake
Nancy Sardone (6-8)
5. Algebra for the Middle Grades
Frank Gardella (6-8)
20. Strategies to Support Struggling Learners in Regents Courses
Danielle Valentini (6-12)
30. Creating Lessons for Understanding
Soowook Lee (9-12)
40. Teaching a Gifted/Honors Class
Soowook Lee (6-12)
6. A Gradeless Math Classroom in a School that Requires Grades
Andrew Burnett (6-12)
21. Gems of Geometry
John Maus (9-12)
31. Problem Solving, Algebra & Geometry — Part I
Paul Schwiegerling (9-12)
41. Discover the Power of Breakout EDU
Nancy Lin (7-10)
7. TI 84 Strategies for the Math CST
Gerald Haber (7-12)
22. Using “Cool Problems” to Explore Limits of Sequences
Tom Beatini (9-College)
32. Geometry = Projects & Knowledge Building
Peter Hayes (9-12)
42. Keys to Regents Success
Dana Morse (9-12)
8. Sparking Curiosity with Desmos
Terence Fitzgibbon (9-12)
23. Manipulatives in the Math Class
Jon DeLise (General)
33. The 12 Most Controversial Facts in Mathematics
Mike Riccardo (6-College)
43. Problem Solving, Algebra & Geometry — Part II
Paul Schwiegerling (9-12)
9. Geometry, Algebra and Technology — They Do Work Together
Amy Longo & John Watson (9-12)
24. Math Literacy: What is the Meaning of “Carry the 1”?
Jeanne Shimizu (General Elem.)
34. Engagement Strategies: Coop. Learning is NOT Group Work
Mindy LiBassi (General)
44. Mass Point Geometry
Ronald Cavallaro (9-12)
10. Creating a Financial Math Literacy Course
Michelle Sugrim (9-12)
25. Meaningful Math Modeling Project in a Pedagogy Course
Hoyun Cho (Pre-service)
35. What Makes A Good Teacher? Answered by the “Experts”
Kathleen Maiorini (Pre-service)
45. Discovery Learning from Geometry to Calculus
Kimberly Dwyer (9-12)
11. Strategies in Solving AMC Problems
Lihong Cheng (9-12)
46. Symmetries with i
Frank Sanacory (9-College)
12. Using CAS to Help Students Understand Calculus Theorems
Ken Collins (9-College)
47. Cutting into Cones and Other Things
Robert Andersen (9-College)
13. Solving Problems to Learn, Not Learning to Solve Problems
Jamar Pickreign (General)
48. History of Mathematics in the Classroom: A Focus on Cultures
Brian Evans (General)
14. Multiplying and Dividing Fractions — Meaningfully
Elliott Bird (General)
49. A Special Kind of Origami: To Create Platonic Solids
Jeanne Shimizu (General)
15. Preparing a Lesson Plan
Audrey Bellovin (Pre-service)
50. Educational Technology for the Math Classroom
Jay Murphy (General)