Media Alert - ORIGO Education Sponsors New Mathematics Community on edWeb.net to Provide Free Professional Development and Resources for PreK-6 Math Teachers
Early Number Concepts Webinar on April 26, Free ORIGO 1 Math Minute Videos
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 — ORIGO Education is sponsoring a professional learning community (PLC) about mathematics, Mathematics for Young Learners, on edWeb.net, which is a popular web community for professional development and networking among PreK-12 and post-secondary educators. Mathematics for Young Learners gives PreK-6 teachers a platform, advice, and support to learn methods, ideas, and strategies supporting mathematics development in young learners. The community launched in March and offers its first official webinar about early number concepts on April 26. Sign up for this webinar at: http://home.edweb.net/webinar/early-number-concepts/
edWeb communities give teachers a place to learn, grow skills, and earn CE certificates for completed professional development. In addition to webinars, the Mathematics for Young Learning community will host free videos from ORIGO Education, ORIGO 1, which are animated one-minute videos explaining math concepts. Sample: Interpreting Fractions as part of a whole
The One Minute Mathematics series includes over 20 animated videos explaining how to teach math concepts. More than two dozen additional videos will be released in the coming school year.
Note: Stepping Stones 2.0 – the newest comprehensive math program for grades PreK-6 from ORIGO Education – will officially launch during the NCTM conference in April. Talk with us to see a preview of this curriculum.
About ORIGO Education
ORIGO Education makes mathematics meaningful, enjoyable, and accessible for PreK-6 grade students. ORIGO produces printed products, digital interactive resources, and professional learning. ORIGO’s web-based and print solution, Stepping Stones, is an award-winning, comprehensive mathematics program for grades Pre-K–6 and is available in English and Spanish, ORIGO produces free animated Math Minutes to explain critical concepts in mathematics education. For more information about ORIGO Education, visit ORIGOEducation.com. @ORIGOmath
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 PreK-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 webinar 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.
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Embed Code ORIGO 1 Sample Video
<iframe src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/206004199" width="640" height="360" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe> <p><a href="https://vimeo.com/206004199">Interpreting fractions as part of a whole</a> from <a href="https://vimeo.com/origoeducation">ORIGO Education</a> on <a href="https://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.</p>
Introducing the ORIGO model for teaching skills
Can I divide by zero?