ORIGO Education Hosts Free Webinar on edWeb.net About Visual and Concrete Math Models for Pre-K—6 Math

Making the Most of Math Models streams live on Wednesday, May 10 from
3-4 p.m. EDT

is offering a live stream education seminar, Making
the Most of Math Models
, May 10 at 3:00 p.m. EDT on edWeb.net. The
edWebinar will help teachers use meaningful visual and concrete math
models to support coherent content progressions in mathematics across
grade levels. ORIGO president and co-founder, James Burnett, will
introduce four visual models often used in grades Pre-K–6 and lead a
discussion about the benefits of using the array/area model for
developing multiplication facts. He will also show how the thinking can
be extended through grade levels. Click
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This free edWebinar is the second hosted by ORIGO Education in the
professional learning community, Mathematics
for Young Learners
, launched on edWeb in March 2017. The first
webinar, Early
Number Concepts
, aired April 26, 2017 and is recorded for viewing. edWeb.net
is a popular web community for professional development and networking
among Pre-K–12 and post-secondary educators. The Mathematics for Young
Learners community combines the dedication of ORIGO to inspire and
empower mathematics programs with edWeb’s commitment to providing
valuable resources for educators.

“We are delighted to launch a new community with ORIGO to support early
learning in math. Our early learning programs are our most popular,
which is wonderful that early learning educators are so interested in
improving their practice to help the youngest students get off to a good
start,” said Lisa Schmucki, founder and CEO of edWeb.

Educators may earn CE
from edWeb for participating in live sessions, and can
take CE quizzes to earn certificates for watching recorded edWebinars.
Educators may join the community to watch previously recorded sessions
and receive updates about upcoming educational opportunities.

About ORIGO Education

ORIGO Education makes mathematics meaningful, enjoyable, and accessible
for Pre-K–6 grade students. ORIGO produces printed products, digital
interactive resources, and professional learning. Stepping
Stones 2.0
– the newest comprehensive math program for grades
Pre-K–6 from ORIGO Education – officially launched April 5 during the
NCTM conference. Stepping Stones is an award-winning, comprehensive
mathematics program, available in English and Spanish, which includes
web-based and print resources. ORIGO
produces free, animated one-minute math videos to explain critical
concepts in mathematics education. For more information about ORIGO
Education, visit ORIGOEducation.com.

About edWeb.net

edWeb.net is a free professional learning and social network that is a
highly engaged community of connected educators who are on the leading
edge of innovation in education. edWeb members are teachers, faculty,
administrators, and librarians at Pre-K–12 and post-secondary
institutions who are working together to provide peer leadership,
training, and support. Educators are creating their own communities on
edWeb, and also participating in edWeb’s professional learning
communities and edWebinar programs. edWeb’s growing ecosystem is a
collaboration space where educators and thought leaders in the education
industry gather and share ideas that can improve learning for all
students. Learn more at www.edweb.net
or follow edWeb.net on Twitter @edwebnet.

Online media kit with images and video available here.


for ORIGO Education
Jennifer Harrison, 916-716-0636