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Making maths fun and engaging at home with Dr Paul Swan and Edx Education

2020-12-31/in Distributor, Teacher / Parent /

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Webinar 1: – Homeschooling Tips – Making Maths Fun at home with games

Dr Paul Swan will share some tips for teaching primary mathematics using some basic materials found around the home. While demonstrating and sharing these ideas he will provide ways of making the activities simpler or harder to meet the needs of multiple levels of ability and ages.

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Webinar 2 – Homeschooling Tips – Place Value

Shares tips for teaching primary mathematics focusing on place value with Dr Paul Swan. While demonstrating and sharing these ideas he will provide ways of making the activities simpler or harder to meet the needs of multiple levels of ability and ages.

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Webinar 3- Homeschooling Tips – Basic Addition and Subtraction

Dr Paul Swan shares tips for teaching basic addition and subtraction facts. While demonstrating and sharing these ideas he will provide ways of making the activities simpler or harder to meet the needs of multiple levels of ability and ages.

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Webinar 4 – Homeschooling Tips – Tackling Times Tables

Dr Paul Swan describes a variety of ways to teach basic multiplication facts, aka “the tables.” Dr Paul Swan has written a book “Tackling Tables” and a follow up Dice Games for Tables, along with developing a step by step approach to teach basic facts known as Milestones which may be downloaded from http://drpaulswan.com.au

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Webinar 5 – Homeschooling Tips- Making the Most of Pattern Blocks

In this webinar Dr Paul Swan will describe just some of the things that you can do with Pattern Blocks. The webinar will begin with activities and games suited to younger children and finish with some problem solving tasks for older children. Participants are encouraged to have a set of Pattern Blocks in front of them so as to gain the most from this webinar. For the work sheet mentioned in this video, you can always download a paper copy here.

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Webinar 6 – Homeschooling Tips – Dominoes Mathematics

In this webinar Dr Paul Swan will describe just some of the things that you can do with a double-six set of dominoes. The webinar will begin with activities and games suited to younger children and finish with some problem solving tasks for older children. Participants are encouraged to have a set of dominoes in front of them so as to gain the most from this webinar. If you don’t have a set available you can always download a paper here (for free). You will need to have the paper dominoes cut out ready to use.

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Webinar 7 – Homeschooling Tips – Maths Activities with Cubes

We  will be talking about cubes with Dr Paul Swan. Looking at the mathematical value of cubes with a variety of activities from addition to geometry, and problem solving. If participants have 2cm Linking cubes they can follow along with the tasks and activities.

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Webinar 8 – Homeschooling Tips – Toying with Tangrams

Our series on Making the Most of Manipulatives, we will feature the Tangrams. Many people view the Tangrams as simply a puzzle but Dr Paul Swan will demonstrate a range of measurement and geometry concepts and even fraction understanding may be developed with the humble Tangrams. Participants are encouraged to download a Tangram from our website or http://www.drpaulswan.com.au and cut it out prior to watching the webinar so they can participate in the activities and gain the most from the session.

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Webinar 9 – Homeschooling Tips – Developing Number Sense with a Number Board

It is amazing how much mathematics may be generated using a number board. In this webinar Dr Paul Swan will use a 1 – 120 Number Board, a few counters and a dry erase marker to highlight counting, calculating, place value and even a little bit of algebraic thinking. Download a Number Board or two from http://www.drpaulswan.com.au ready to try some of the activities featured in this webinar.

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Webinar 10 – Homeschooling Tips – Teaching with Tiles

This simple manipulative is extremely versatile and may be used to support the learning of measurement and geometry ideas such as area and symmetry as well as teach children about number patterns and algebra. Be sure to download a set of color tiles from http://www.drpaulswan.com.au and cut out the color tiles ready to participate in some of the activities featured in this webinar.

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Webinar 11 – Homeschooling tip – Reasoning with Rods

Thank you for joining us Edx Education look forward to bringing you more webinar in 2021. Please check out the collaboration http://mathsmaterials.com with Dr Paul Swan and Edx Education. There are a lot of information for teachers and parents on maths materials, mathematical language, also videos and activities and so much more.

Let’s play and learn together.

To read more, Edx Education have a play blog on the website, podcast, games & videos and free downloadable resources for home learning in the teachers/parents section head over to https://edxeducation.com/teacher-parent/.