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Developing Fraction Understanding through Visual Math Models

Thursday June 8, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Developing Fraction Understanding

Presented by Debi DePaul, Elementary Mathematics Consultant at ORIGO Education
Sponsored by ORIGO Education

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Elementary students need experiences with multiple models of fractions in order to gain a deep understanding of the concepts and to develop proficiency with skills. In this edWebinar, Debi DePaul, Elementary Mathematics Consultant at ORIGO Education, explores four different representations of fractions and why each is so critical and challenging to teach.

Gain an understanding of how the different types of fraction visual models provide different perceptual features and therefore serve different purposes.

K-6 teachers, primary math teachers, math curriculum directors, elementary math supervisors, elementary math coordinators, elementary administrators, elementary special education teachers or specialists, math interventionists, and Title I math teachers are invited to be part of this live event. Join us to learn how to incorporate these visual models effectively into your math instruction.

Are you new to math models? Watch this recorded edWebinar presented by ORIGO Education’s Co-founder James Burnett for an introduction to making the most out of math models with your students.

Debi DePaulAbout the Presenter

Debi DePaul started her career teaching high school mathematics in Washington State. She is a contributing author of ORIGO Stepping Stones and currently serves as Elementary Mathematics Consultant at ORIGO Education. For the last decade, she has been developing and providing professional development in mathematics content and instructional strategies to K-12 teachers, coaches, and administrators. Debi is passionate about how students learn mathematics developmentally and has presented workshops and courses both nationally and internationally.

 

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