Friday, September 22, 2017 — ST. CHARLES, Mo.– Capitalizing on a world full of objects and shapes, ORIGO Education introduces geometry in an easy-to-understand method applicable to early childhood learning. The edWebinar, Early Geometry Concepts: Making Connections to the Real World will stream live on edWeb.net, Thursday September 28, 2017 at 4 p.m. EDT. Jessica Bobo, early childhood mathematics specialist and ORIGO Stepping Stones PreK lead author, will demonstrate how young learners may use the environment around them to learn about space and shapes, which create the building blocks needed for grasping basic geometry concepts. Register here or watch the archived webinar at any time.
Bobo will explain how students as early as PreK develop knowledge by exploring four primary avenues: movement in space, location and direction, three-dimensional objects and two-dimensional shapes. “The takeaway for educators is how to create a connection with common everyday objects to teach positional and directional language and recognizing 2D and 3D shapes,” said Bobo.
Early Geometry Concepts: Making Connections to the Real World is the fifth in the series of free, live stream videos posted on edWeb.net, a popular web community for professional development and networking among PreK-12 and post-secondary educators. Mathematics for Young Learners, is part of ORIGO Education’s professional learning community about mathematics. Educators may join ORIGO’s community to watch previously recorded sessions and receive notifications about upcoming edWebinars.
edWeb communities give teachers a place to learn, grow skills, and earn CE certificates for completed professional development. In addition to edWebinars, the Mathematics for Young Learning community offers free videos from ORIGO Education, ORIGO 1, which are animated one-minute videos explaining math concepts.
ORIGO’s One Minute Mathematics currently has 36 animated videos posted which explain how to teach math concepts. More than two dozen additional videos will be released in the 2017/18 school year.
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 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 ORIGOEducation.com. @ORIGOmath #ORIGO #ORIGOLearns
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, 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 www.edweb.net or follow edWeb.net on Twitter @edwebnet.
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Summary: ORIGO Education sponsors edWeb.net community Mathematics for Young Learners targeted for PreK-6 grade mathematic instructors. Free webinar on September 28, 2017 at 4 p.m. EST titled Early Geometry Concepts: Making Connections to the Real World.
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