Edx Education and Dr Paul Swan have been developing webinars for Teacher, Parents and caregivers to help make maths fun and engaging. See below for all the different webinars now available with a link to each one.
Webinar 16 – Making Maths Fun with Spinner, Home Learning Tips
Dr Paul Swan demonstrate Spinner activities used to learn developing number skills, strategy and problem solving.
Webinar 15 – Making Maths Fun with Dice, Home Learning Tips
Talking about Dice, and demonstrate how Dice may be used to learn developing number skills, strategy and problem solving.
Webinar 14 – Making Maths Fun with Ten Frames, Home Learning Tips
Ten Frames, effective mathematics manipulative paired up with two-sided, two-color counters. How Ten Frames and counters may be used to learn to: counting, adding and subtracting.
Webinar 13 –Making Maths Fun with Beadstrings, Home Learning Tips
Dr Paul Swan will be talking about Beadstrings. Effective tool for developing number facts. Dr Paul Swan demonstrates beads threaded on to a string may be used to learn to: count, add and subtract, solve missing part problems, and calculate with fractions and percentages.
Webinar 12 – Making Maths Fun with Attribute Blocks, Home Learning Tips
In this webinar, Dr Paul Swan will be talking about Attribute Blocks. Linking maths vocabulary with reasoning and problem solving. Multipurpose math manipulative that may be used throughout pre-K to 6. If participants have Attribute Blocks, they can follow along with the tasks and activities.
Webinar 11 – Homeschooling Tips, Reasoning with Rods
In this webinar, Dr Paul Swan will be talking about Rods. Looking at the mathematical value with a variety of activities from number relationships, number comparison, part-part-whole and multiplication concept. If participants have Number Rods they can follow along with the tasks and activities.
Webinar 10 – Homeschooling Tips, Teaching with Tiles
Simple manipulative are extremely versatile supporting the learning of measurement/geometry ideas. Area and symmetry teach children about number patterns and algebra. Be sure to download a set of color tiles from http://www.drpaulswan.com.au cut out the color tiles ready to participate in some of the activities featured in this webinar.
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.
Webinar 8 – Homeschooling Tips, Toying with Tangrams
Our series on Making the Most of Manipulatives, we will feature the Tangrams. People view the Tangrams as simply a puzzle, Dr Paul Swan demonstrate a range of measurement and geometry concepts. 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.
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.
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. 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.
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. Encourage participants to have a set of Pattern Blocks in front of them. For the work sheet mentioned in this video, you can always download a paper copy here.
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.
Webinar 3- Homeschooling Tips, Basic Addition and Subtraction
Dr Paul Swan shares tips for teaching basic addition and subtraction facts. Demonstrating these ideas he will provide ways of making the activities simpler or harder to meet the needs of multiple levels of ability and ages.
Webinar 2 – Homeschooling Tips, Place Value
Shares tips for teaching primary mathematics focusing on place value with Dr Paul Swan. Demonstrating these ideas he will provide ways of making the activities simpler or harder. To meet the needs of multiple levels of ability and ages.
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. Demonstrating these ideas he will provide ways of making activities simpler or harder to meet the needs of multiple levels of ability and ages.
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/.
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, videos and activities.
Thank you for joining us Edx Education look forward to bringing you more webinars.