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Developing Fact Fluency with Understanding: Addition and Subtraction
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Presented by James Burnett, President and Senior Author, ORIGO Education
Sponsored by ORIGO Education
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Fluency is more than memorization of isolated facts. Students need to see connections between facts. They need visual models to help form a “mind picture” that connects to a thinking strategy. In this edWebinar, James Burnett, President and Senior Author at ORIGO Education, demonstrates easy-to-make visual aids and games that help students to master the three basic fact strategies for addition (Count On, Use Doubles, and Make 10) and one strategy for subtraction (Think Addition) as described in contemporary standards that are used across the country.
In this recorded session, James will:
- Demonstrate the use of powerful models that give students a visual picture of thinking strategies for addition and subtraction as described in contemporary standards
- Show various games for reinforcing and practicing number fact skills
- Illustrate how basic fact strategies can be extended and applied to numbers beyond the number fact range
Early childhood through primary grade teachers and administrators, including math supervisors, math curriculum directors, special education professionals, and math interventionists are invited to watch this recorded edWebinar. Learn new math strategies for addition and subtraction to support your students!
About the Presenter
James Burnett is the president, co-founder and senior author at ORIGO Education. He started the company because he is passionate about education and is continually striving to improve the way mathematics is taught. Over the past two decades, he has authored and co-authored more than 300 mathematics resources for teachers and students ages 5 to 12 and regularly presents to audiences across Australia and North America. As President, James aims to lift the profile of mathematics through dynamic professional learning and the development of quality print and innovative digital resources for the classroom. These achievements were recently recognized by winning the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in his home state of Australia.
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