What Matters Most In A Successful District Math Program – Jon Orr and Kyle Pearce
Shifting Teacher Practice That truly Drives Student Achievement.
Attention leaders of mathematics!
Shape your school year with a direct and clear vision for mathematics improvement in your district and your teacher’s pedagogical practice will shift from “I do, we do, you do” to a model that builds resilient problem solvers from grades K-12.
Join Kyle and Jon as they help you with why reporting the results of your professional development plan over the previous school year is so hard, why you might not be seeing the results you’ve hoped for, and how you can break the cycle to ensure your progress and reporting at the next of next year goes off without a hitch.
About Jon Orr
High School Math Teacher, Make Math Moments
Jon is a math teacher at John McGregor Secondary School in the Lambton-Kent District School Board in Ontario Canada. When not teaching his students and spending time with family he leads workshops and presentations on teaching pedagogy in the math classroom. He is a co-host of the podcast Making Math Moments That Matter along with his friend Kyle Pearce. Lately he is excited about promoting struggle in his students and talking math with primary aged kids while creating math prompts for MathBeforeBed.com. You can follow his classroom lessons, routines, and educational thoughts at Mrorr-isageek.com, makemathmoment.com and also on Twitter: @MrOrr_Geek
About Kyle Pearce
Educator, Make Math Moments
Kyle is the K-12 Mathematics Consultant with the Greater Essex County District School Board, where his passion for mathematics fuels him to Make Math Moments by sparking curiosity, fuelling sense making, and igniting teacher moves.
When he is not working on the next media-rich contextual math task and recording episodes of the Making Math Moments That Matter Podcast, he is spending time with his wife and two children.
He shares his most recent noticings, wonderings, reflections and resources in mathematics content knowledge and pedagogy by delivering workshops across North America and blogging on www.makemathmoments.com, www.tapintoteenminds.com, www.mathisvisual.com and @MathletePearce on all social media platforms.
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