Too many Grade 6-12 students are simply not ready for grade-level math. Even if they are proficient enough in numeracy and arithmetic, they lack the fluency and automaticity in basic processes and operations needed for algebra, geometry and advanced math.
Learn how you can you support students who struggle with math, have learning disabilities or just need some extra help.
Join mathematician and special education expert Paul Riccomini for a 2-hour webinar on research-based, high-impact instructional strategies that help students remember and apply critical mathematical concepts and skills with greater fluency and automaticity. Find out about an important new strategy—Interleaved Working Solutions—that is very effective with students who struggle with the transition to grade-level math!
Instructional needs and learning characteristics of struggling students and students with disabilities
Working memory–how it affects students; learning of math concepts and skills
Importance of fluency in algebra and geometry
Purposeful, planned, and targeted practice techniques for fluency
Develop computation fluency with Math Dash and Method of Repeated Calculation
How to effectively use “problem solutions” or Interleaved Worked Solutions to facilitate the learning and remembering of multi-step problems in algebra and geometry
How to use Interleaved Worked Solutions to support students in completing homework and studying for tests and quizzes
Best uses for your planning time to develop, implement, and refine the instructional strategies covered in this webinar
About the Speaker
Paul Riccomini is an experienced classroom teacher, author, mathematician and leading special education expert who has taught mathematics to both general and special education students in inclusive settings. Paul is co-author of the best-selling Response to Intervention in Math (Corwin, 2009), one of the first books to address RTI in math, and Developing Number Sense through the Common Core (Corwin 2013).
An associate professor of education at Pennsylvania State University, Paul brings strong both content knowledge and a focus on strong collaborative relationships to his teaching experiences with general and special educators.
Paul’s dynamic presentations focus on providing educators with research-validated practices that improve learning for all students.
Frequently Asked Questions
How does a webinar work?
It’s simple. On the day of the event, you click on the link we provide. Enter your name and email address and you’re in! If your computer has good audio, the audio will be streamed to your computer along with the PowerPoint presentation. If your computer does not have audio, a phone number is provided so that you can access the audio by speaker phone.
How many can access the event per registration?
Registration is by site, not by individual, so there is no limit to the number of people who can participate at your site. We do request no more than one phone connection per site.
My school district only pays by purchase order. Do you accept POs?
Yes. You may fax the PO to 815-461-5647 or call us at 207-632-1954. Please include the full name and email address of the registrant.
What is the difference between the recording link and the CD-ROM?
Both include the synchronized audio and PowerPoint, but the link may only be accessed for 30 days. The CD-ROM provides a permanent record of the webinar.
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