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Developing, Maintaining, and Extending Fluency in Math: Addition and Subtraction
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Presented by Sara Delano Moore, Ph.D., Director of Professional Learning, ORIGO Education
Sponsored by ORIGO Education
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Join us for part one of this two-part series focused on developing, maintaining, and extending fluency in mathematics.
Fluency in mathematics means more than fast and accurate recall of facts. Yes, students must know their facts from memory, but learning them by memorization is not helpful. Knowing from memory means learning from deliberately sequenced, strategy-based instruction. Knowing from memory means shorter periods of practice over a longer period of time. Being fluent means moving beyond basic facts to using that same reasoning with larger whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. How do we support this for our students?
In this edWebinar, review research about fluency and memorization and share strategies for helping students develop fluency for the long run, putting this research into practice. We share appropriate strategies for addition and subtraction and show how those strategies extend to other classes of numbers. We will also discuss the role of games as an at-home tool for developing fluency. Watch Sara Delano Moore, Ph.D., in this edWebinar to think deeply about building fluency in addition and subtraction.
This recorded edWebinar will be of benefit to kindergarten through middle school teachers and school and district leaders.
About the Presenter
Sara Delano Moore, Ph.D., serves as Director of Professional Learning and Chair of the Mathematics Advisory Board at ORIGO Education. A fourth-generation educator, Sara’s work emphasizes the power of deep understanding and multiple representations for learning mathematics. Her interests include building mathematical comprehension and operation sense, incorporating high-quality literature into mathematics instruction, and connecting mathematics with engineering design and computational thinking. Sara has served as a classroom teacher of mathematics and science, a mathematics teacher educator at the University of Kentucky, Director of the Kentucky Center for Middle School Academic Achievement, and Director of Mathematics & Science at ETA hand2mind. She has authored numerous articles in professional journals and is a co-author of the Mathematize It! series of books. She is also a member of the Visible Learning for Mathematics writing team, including two volumes of the Teaching Mathematics in the Visible Learning Classroom series.
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