ST. CHARLES, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ORIGO Education is offering a live stream education seminar, Making the Most of Math Models, May 10 at 3:00 p.m. EDT on edWeb.net. The edWebinar will help teachers use meaningful visual and concrete math models to support coherent content progressions in mathematics across grade levels. ORIGO president and co-founder, James Burnett, will introduce four visual models often used in grades Pre-K–6 and lead a discussion about the benefits of using the array/area model for developing multiplication facts. He will also show how the thinking can be extended through grade levels. Click to Tweet.
This free edWebinar is the second hosted by ORIGO Education in the professional learning community, Mathematics for Young Learners, launched on edWeb in March 2017. The first webinar, Early Number Concepts, aired April 26, 2017 and is recorded for viewing. edWeb.net is a popular web community for professional development and networking among Pre-K–12 and post-secondary educators. The Mathematics for Young Learners community combines the dedication of ORIGO to inspire and empower mathematics programs with edWeb’s commitment to providing valuable resources for educators.
“We are delighted to launch a new community with ORIGO to support early learning in math. Our early learning programs are our most popular, which is wonderful that early learning educators are so interested in improving their practice to help the youngest students get off to a good start," said Lisa Schmucki, founder and CEO of edWeb.
Educators may earn CE certificates from edWeb for participating in live sessions, and can take CE quizzes to earn certificates for watching recorded edWebinars. Educators may join the community to watch previously recorded sessions and receive updates about upcoming educational opportunities.
About ORIGO Education
ORIGO Education makes mathematics meaningful, enjoyable, and accessible for Pre-K–6 grade students. ORIGO produces printed products, digital interactive resources, and professional learning. Stepping Stones 2.0 – the newest comprehensive math program for grades Pre-K–6 from ORIGO Education – officially launched April 5 during the NCTM conference. Stepping Stones is an award-winning, comprehensive mathematics program, available in English and Spanish, which includes web-based and print resources. ORIGO 1 produces free, animated one-minute math videos to explain critical concepts in mathematics education. For more information about ORIGO Education, visit ORIGOEducation.com. @ORIGOmath #ORIGO #ORIGOLearns
edWeb.net is a free professional learning and social network that is a highly engaged community of connected educators who are on the leading edge of innovation in education. edWeb members are teachers, faculty, administrators, and librarians at Pre-K–12 and post-secondary institutions who are working together to provide peer leadership, training, and support. Educators are creating their own communities on edWeb, and also participating in edWeb's professional learning communities and edWebinar programs. edWeb's growing ecosystem is a collaboration space where educators and thought leaders in the education industry gather and share ideas that can improve learning for all students. Learn more at www.edweb.net or follow edWeb.net on Twitter @edwebnet.
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