Calendar alert - ORIGO Education Offers Free Webinar, Developing Fact Fluency with Understanding: Addition and Subtraction on October 25 on

ORIGO co-founder James Burnett will present the first of a two-part series on

St.Charles, MO – Visual models are critical to helping students cement addition and subtraction concepts. ORIGO Education’s president and senior author, James Burnett, will walk educators through simple strategies to reinforce three primary addition facts: Count On, Use Doubles and Make 10, and the subtraction strategy of Think Addition during the live stream edWebinar, Developing Fact Fluency with Understanding: Addition and Subtraction on, Wednesday October 25, 2017 at 4 p.m. EDT.

Burnett will demonstrate the power of using models and visual games to teach students thinking strategies for mastering addition and subtraction facts, and illustrate how basic fact strategies can be extended and applied to numbers beyond the number fact range. “Number facts are best reinforced by using a variety of manipulatives and games to make the connection and gain accuracy and speed for solving addition and subtraction problems,” states Burnett.

The edWebinar is the first in a two-part series to be presented on On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, Burnett will continue with Developing Fact Fluency with Understanding: Multiplication and Division at 4 p.m. EST.

ORIGO Education’s Mathematics for Young Learners is a professional learning community about mathematics hosted on Educators may join ORIGO’s community to watch previously recorded sessions and receive notifications about upcoming edWebinars. In addition to edWebinars, the Mathematics for Young Learners community offers free videos on ORIGO One, which are animated one-minute videos explaining math concepts. For example, Teaching the Make-10 (or Bridge-to-10) Strategy for Addition complements the upcoming October 25, 2017 edWebinar.

  • Sign up here for the October 25, 2017 live stream edWebinar Developing Fact Fluency with Understanding: Addition and Subtraction at 4 p.m. EDT.
  • Sign up here for part two on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 from 4-5 p.m. EST, Developing Fact Fluency with Understanding: Multiplication and Division.

Educators can earn CE certificates from edWeb for participating in live sessions and can take CE quizzes to earn certificates for watching recordings.

About ORIGO Education
ORIGO Education makes mathematics meaningful, enjoyable, and accessible for all 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 PreK–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 @ORIGOmath #ORIGO #ORIGOLearns

About is a free professional learning 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, participating in edWeb's professional learning communities, and earning CE certificates through 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 or follow on Twitter @edwebnet.


Media Contact: Jennifer Harrison for ORIGO, 916-716-0636 or

Tags: ORIGO, education, math, edWeb, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, math fact fluency, mathematics, teacher training, K12, preK, Stepping Stones

Tweet: Teachers PD: Developing Fact Fluency re Addition & Subtraction @edWebnet #math / @ORIGOmath #edchat

Summary:  ORIGO Education sponsors community Mathematics for Young Learners targeted for PreK-6 grade mathematic instructors. Free webinar on October 25, 2017 at 4 p.m. EDT titled Developing Fact Fluency with Understanding: Addition and Subtraction.

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