Building Bridges from Concrete to Abstract Part 2: Multiplication & Division of Whole Numbers

Presented by: Dr. Sara Delano Moore, educational consultant at SDM Learning
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Teaching well with manipulatives means helping learners connect concrete representations with more abstract ways of presenting mathematics. This four-part series of webinars examines strategies for transitioning from manipulative-based mathematics to using abstract representations such as algorithms.

In this second webinar of the series, Dr. Sara Delano Moore shared strategies for helping students see connections between area models built with base ten blocks and partial products/partial quotients algorithms. Learn how to support students as they become fluent in these critical skills of multiplication and division.

View other edWebinars in this series:

Building Bridges from Concrete to Abstract Part 1: Addition & Subtraction of Whole Numbers & Decimals

Building Bridges from Concrete to Abstract Part 3: Addition & Subtraction of Fractions

Building Bridges from Concrete to Abstract, Part 4: Multiplication & Division of Fractions & Decimals