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The Number Line: More on Making the Most of Math Models
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
Presented by James Burnett, President and Co-founder, ORIGO Education
Sponsored by ORIGO Education
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Visual and concrete models support coherent content progressions in mathematics because they can be used across the grade levels. In this edWebinar, ORIGO Education’s President and Co-founder James Burnett builds on a recent presentation that introduced four visual models: the array/area model, the length model, the number line model, and the set model.
This session delves further into the number line model by showing how they are used to develop a deep understanding of whole numbers, relative position, fractions, and decimals. Essential skills such as addition, subtraction and equivalence are also explored.
Learn how to make the most of number lines. 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 will benefit from watching this recorded session.
About the Presenter
James Burnett is the president and co-founder of 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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