Ten years ago there were no educational products available for K-12 Math that were truly adaptive. Now just about everyone claims to be adaptive in some way. In this webinar, Nigel Green examined the definitions for adaptive learning that are being proposed for use across the online learning community, and reviewed many of the technologies and approaches often used.
In this webinar from the Algebra Readiness Project and IXL Learning, viewers will walk away with immediately actionable strategies for coaching teachers, aligning curricula, and tweaking classroom instruction to increase alignment and accelerate student fluency in mathematics for Algebra Readiness.
Teaching well with manipulatives means helping learners connect concrete representations with more abstract ways of presenting mathematics. In this webinar, Dr. Sara Delano Moore shared strategies to support students transitioning from base ten blocks to algorithms when adding and subtracting whole numbers and decimals.
At a time when many schools are choosing to use adaptive math learning programs to support personalized learning approaches, it’s essential that educators focus on collecting and reviewing evidence about the impact these programs have on student understanding and achievement in mathematics. In this webinar, Dr. Tim Hudson shared the latest research of adaptive math programs.
In part three of our three part series, Dr. Sara Delano Moore shared manipulatives which help students develop conceptual foundations for integers, expressions, and equations.
There is no need to convince a math educator that students have difficulty with fractions. Nonetheless, fractions are critical building blocks for future algebra and other math topics. In this presentation, look into how the brain processes mathematical information to gain a better understanding of how we can optimize learning fractions and other mathematical topics more generally.
When young scholars see themselves as inventors, creators, designers, problem-solvers, and collaborators, their ability to discover their true potential increases. As educators, it is our job to provide them with opportunities to experience a variety of activities that allow them to make mistakes, fix problems, try again, and brainstorm something new. In this webinar, Library Media Specialist Karey Killian lead an exploration of how STREAM teaching can create meaningful learning for our students.
In part two of our three part series, Dr. Sara Delano Moore shared manipulatives to use to develop fraction sense – understanding what fractions are, making sense of how they behave, and modeling operations with fractions. Learn how to use fraction circles, fraction tiles, fraction towers, and number lines to strengthen student learning about fractions. She will field questions from attendees during this live, interactive session.
In this webinar, Courtney Foreman demonstrated how to expand your teaching toolkit by exploring new strategies and techniques for introducing traditionally difficult mathematics concepts to your students.
Schools and teachers often find manipulatives gathering dust in the back of a closet. In part one of our three part series, Dr. Sara Delano Moore shared manipulatives to use to develop understanding of place value in grades K-5.
Creating opportunities to develop algebraic thinking and enhancing conceptual understanding of mathematics is essential at every grade level. In this webinar, Aubree Short explored the use of problem solving methods and hands-on manipulatives to guide students in the discovery of algebraic concepts at all levels of learning.
Engineering design challenges as integrated STEM experiences are a perfect opportunity for engaging, hands-on instruction which keeps students learning while they have fun. In this webinar, Dr. Sara Delano Moore shared strategies for integrating STEM into your math classroom through engineering design.
Take a look at OER through the lens of elementary mathematics. Our presenters are Eva Henderson, who has worked in education for 16 years with a special emphasis on technology, and Jeff Myer, Product Specialist for Learning.com. Together, Eva and Jeff guided attendees through suggested best practices and tools to both identify and deliver engaging, instructionally sound lessons built around OER – specifically for elementary mathematics.
How do we work with fractions and decimals? How can you help students learn to add, subtract, multiply, and divide these numbers? In this webinar, Dr. Sara Delano Moore shared activities which use common manipulatives to model operations with fractions and decimals.
What are fractions and decimals? How can you help students understand these numbers? In this webinar, Dr. Sara Delano Moore shared activities which use common manipulatives to model fractions and decimals with a focus on equivalence and comparisons.
To build a deep understanding of number, primary grade teachers spend a great deal of time teaching in a constrained range of numbers. It can be challenging to continue instruction with rich tasks throughout the year. This two-part webinar series focused on revitalizing number instruction in primary grades with new resources and strategies.
Most teachers agree that schoolwork relevant to real-world challenges and experiences plays a key role in keeping students engaged. But do you always have the resources necessary to bring your math concepts to life? Learn how to use Spark 101’s free real-world, standards-aligned case study videos to engage your students in problem-based learning—with authentic problems from business, government, nonprofits, and academia.
In this webinar, our presenter explored a research-supported scope and sequence for teaching young children concepts related to number sense.
To build a deep understanding of number, primary grade teachers spend a great deal of time teaching in a constrained range of numbers. It can be challenging to continue instruction with rich tasks throughout the year. This two-part webinar series focuses on revitalizing number instruction in primary grades with new resources and strategies.
Instructional experiences are essential to developing geometric reasoning skills. Our Fall 2015 series explored strategies for developing geometric reasoning skills effectively across the grades. In this final webinar of our four-part series, Dr. Sara Delano Moore discussed classifying figures with a focus on triangles and quadrilaterals.
Imagine a classroom where students engage naturally in mathematical conversations. In this environment, students can explain and expand upon STEM ideas, justify their reasoning, are naturally inquisitive, and work to understand the explanations of others. In this webinar, Amy LeHew, discussed how to promote productive math talk.
Instructional experiences are essential to developing geometric reasoning skills. In this third webinar of our four-part series, Dr. Sara Delano Moore shared strategies for helping students understand properties of lines and angles. Explore ways to help students master angles and parallel/perpendicular lines.
More and more schools are incorporating blended learning models in their math classrooms, and professional development is helping to ease that transition. In this webinar, Rafranz Davis discussed how you can create a self-driven and growth-centered professional development model that allows your teachers to not only be innovative in their math instruction, but also become the architects of their own learning experience.
Instructional experiences are essential to developing geometric reasoning skills. Our Fall 2015 series explores strategies for developing geometric reasoning skills effectively across the grades. In this second webinar of our four-part series, Dr. Sara Delano Moore shared strategies for helping students understand which attributes define a shape.