Making Math Moments That Matter

by Jon Orr and Kyle Pearce


Subject: Mathematics

Grade Levels:

  • Elementary School
  • Middle School
  • High School

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21 Professional Development Hours

2 to 4 Graduate Level Professional Development Credits Available

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This workshop will teach you how to use our 3-part framework for building easy to plan and fun to deliver lessons that kids will not only love, but also learn from. You'll first learn why the framework is necessary and experience lessons that were built on the framework. You'll learn what makes lessons memorable and how to create more of them. Next, you'll learn how to harness the power of productive struggle to maximize student learning. Finally, you'll learn how to effectively plan memorable lessons to ensure of their success in the classroom. You can read more details about our workshop at

About the Instructors

Jon Orr

Jon Orr

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. As an Apple Distinguished Educator and Desmos Fellow he routinely talks about implementing technology in his classroom. Lately he is excited about promoting struggle in his students and talking math with primary aged kids while creating math prompts for You can follow his classroom lessons, routines, and educational thoughts at and also on Twitter: @MrOrr_Geek


Kyle Pearce

Kyle Pearce

I’m Kyle Pearce and I am a former high school math teacher. I’m now the K-12 Mathematics Consultant with the Greater Essex County District School Board, where I uncover creative ways to spark curiosity and fuel sense making in mathematics.

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