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Building a Solid Math Foundation (15)

Kathleen Cotter Lawler Friday, 2:30 - 3:30 pm Ginko
Who is going to build a house by starting with the walls? Without a solid foundation, those walls may hold up for a bit but eventually will come crashing down. Math is a lot like building a house. We need to start with a strong foundation and build up from there. It doesn’t have to be hard! Come and see how easy it is to teach math.

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Fractions: From Fear to Fun! (27)

Kathleen Cotter Lawler Friday, 6:00 - 7:00 pm Ginko
Do you remember the groans in math class when the word “fraction” was brought up? Well, there is a better and less painful way of teaching fractions! Fractions are, dare I say, fun when they are taught the right way. So, what’s the right way to teach them? Come and discover how to approach fractions. Experience the beauty and simplicity of fractions!

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Memorizing Math Facts Without Tears (32)

Kathleen Cotter Lawler Saturday, 9:30 - 10:30 am Pistache
People, especially children, are visual learners. Approaching math from a visual perspective using an abacus is a sure-fire path to success! Learn how an abacus fosters quantity recognition and develops addition strategies. Investigate place value in a crystal clear format. Explain “borrowing and carrying” when adding and subtracting numbers. Discover the simplicity of multiplication. Come to this workshop and find the easy way to learn the math facts.

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Let's Play Math Games! (50)

Kathleen Cotter Lawler Saturday, 4:00 - 5:00 pm Pistache
Are you tired of flashcards? Does your child cry when you give another timed math fact test? Are you beating your head against the wall because your child can’t seem to remember the multiples of 7? This workshop will show you fabulous and effective alternatives to worksheets and flashcards by playing easy and fun math card games. Imagine your kids asking to practice their math facts more! Come and
discover games to help your child learn their math facts.

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