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Tuesday, August 9 • 9:45am - 10:45am
Making Math Contextual, Visual, and Interconnected with Technology

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When you ask North Americans whether they understand math, the response more often than not is negative. Ask whether they find math enjoyable and that number is almost certain to decrease. This is a rather deflating fact for those of us entrusted to teach mathematics to students with very similar views at best. Although it might seem as though the deck is stacked against us, we now live in an age where technology makes it possible to teach math with context and visualization. Come experience how to leverage technology to engage and inspire students to not only enjoy mathematics, but understand the beauty of this universal language we share in our classrooms each and every day.

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Kyle Pearce

Teacher, Apple Authorized Education Trainer, Math Coach, Tap Into Teen Minds
Bio K-12 Mathematics Consultant with the Greater Essex County District School Board, Kyle enjoys discovering creative ways to spark curiosity through the inquiry process using tasks that are contextual, visual and concrete. Kyle shares his work by leading professional development in both mathematics pedagogy and effective uses of technology across North America. He is recognized as an Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) Class of 2013, a Google... Read More →


Tuesday August 9, 2016 9:45am - 10:45am
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