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Early Geometry Concepts: Making Connections to the Real World
Thursday September 28, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Presented by Jessica Bobo, Elementary Mathematics Consultant & Author, ORIGO Education
Sponsored by ORIGO Education
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Young children are active investigators of their world. Learning about space and shape helps them make sense of the world around them and lays the foundation for understanding geometry. Children develop this knowledge through experiences in four aspects: movement in space, location and direction, three-dimensional objects, and two-dimensional shapes. Additionally, it is the language children learn through their early geometry years that will set the stage for future success in the mathematics classroom.
In this edWebinar, early childhood mathematics consultant at ORIGO Education, Jessica Bobo, explores these key areas of teaching early geometry concepts through real world connections:
- Positional and directional language
- 3D concepts
- 2D concepts
Early childhood through elementary teachers and administrators, including math supervisors, math curriculum directors, special education professionals, and math interventionists are invited to watch this recorded edWebinar. Explore the pathway to early geometry success and walk away with a brand-new perspective on this intriguing concept!
About the Presenter
Jessica Bobo is an early childhood mathematics consultant and the lead author of the ORIGO Stepping Stones Pre-K comprehensive mathematics program. Her deep understanding of early childhood best practices and mathematics understanding started during her tenure in public education, where she became a highly decorated early childhood advocate, educator, curriculum specialist and administrator. She is a highly sought-after speaker for school districts, state events, and national conferences due to her play-based approach to professional learning and her “sugar sprinkles.” Her passion is to bring hope and empowerment into children’s lives through active and playful experiences, which she feels inspires their journey to future success.
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