# Upcoming Webinars!

Webinar Schedule for November and December 2018

Postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date.

Tuesday - December 4th, 2018 @ 4:00 PST

The Language of Math and the Key Tools Needed to Understand It!

1. What is a language / Is math a language
2. Explaining abstract representations using visual representations
3. How the words we use to describe math concepts matter
4. Examples of where math is made harder because of our language
5. Math vocabulary is critical for ongoing success
6. How a change in language, with a visual representation, can make complex, abstract concepts make sense

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## Completed Pre-recorded and Edited Webinars

Making the Connections between Elementary Math and Algebra 1

1. What is math?
2. How to make math connections between number and value
3. The elementary building block of math
4. A simple overview of math operations
5. Recognizing what changes in the levels of arithmetic
6. Hands-on, multisensory demonstrations of elementary math that translate directly into high school mathematics

Understanding Why Multiplication and Division Are Necessary for Fractions

1. What is elementary building block of multiplication
2. Fast adding of the same number (skip counting)
3. Why understanding area builds understanding in multiplication
4. Parts needed to do multiplication
5. Factoring – essential understanding for upper level math
6. The division symbols, - why so many?
7. The connection between division and fractions

Why A Circle is Not the Best Way to Teach Fractions – How to Introduce Fractions

1. Why we should teach fractions using a multisensory approach
2. Finding the area of a circle (and why circles make teaching operations with fractions harder)
3. How to introduce the concept of fractions
4. Types of fractions (there is more than one)
5. Understanding the parts of a fraction
6. Which fraction is larger
7. The vocabulary that will help explain fractions differently to make connections

How to Teach Operations with Fractions

1. Parts of a fraction and why they matter
2. Which fraction is larger
3. Showing how to make equivalencies
4. Simplifying (reducing) fractions
5. Addition/subtraction of fractions
6. Fraction of a fraction (multiplication)
7. Division of fractions (not just flip and multiply)