Visual Models in Math: Connecting Concepts with Procedures for Whole Number & Decimal Multiplication and Division
New standards & assessments emphasize building procedural knowledge from conceptual understanding – the algorithm comes at the end of instruction. The Spring 2015 series focused on the role of visual models in helping students make this transition effectively so that the steps of procedures make sense to them. In Part Four of our Five-Session Series, Dr. Sara Delano Moore shared strategies for helping students understand multiplication and division, particularly the role of partial products and quotients. View this webinar to explore multiplication and division in the base ten number system.
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Building Understanding in Mathematics is a professional learning community (PLC) that provides a platform, advice and support regarding the new roll out in our national math curriculum. Some of the topics to be discussed in this community include: suggested frameworks/time lines, formative/summative assessments, engaging lessons, manipulatives, content standards, mathematical practices, family involvement, technology, and differentiation. This program is sponsored by ETA hand2mind.
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