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Learning the Cranmer Abacus: Free IOS and Android App

SETC free webinar

“The Cranmer abacus is often taught using the counting method. Teachers for students with visual impairments are taught the counting method in graduate school. I’d like to sidestep the counting method and take you through the logic method, the method that uses partners (addends) of 5 and 10) to solve problems. The logic method stays truer to the new math approaches used in today’s classrooms. The order of calculations may be different from pencil and paper calculations performed by sighted students, but the heart of using place value is the same. Using the Know Abacus app (available on Android and iOS), I will take you through counting, adding, and subtracting. I will show you how to use the app to get good enough to teach. I will also show you how to use the app with your students so you can foster faster math, which equals fun math.”

Earlier Event: April 29
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