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Welcome to Make Math Moments. We’re glad and grateful you’re here.

Make Math Moments exists to provide a trusted learning and development ecosystem for mathematics educators. We are honored to help folks at all stages of their journey make progress toward new levels of student success. Whether you’re a beginning teacher or a seasoned veteran, we’re here for you.

Our Mission

Hi there! At Make Math Moments, we’re dedicated to helping educators  from all over the world create meaningful and deep connections towards math for their students. 

Make Math Moments aims to provide an opportunity for all mathematics educators around the world to become aware and able to access professional learning opportunities that will elevate their teaching practice and promote a more equitable learning experience for all students.

We strive to provide all educators with the opportunity to Spark their learning through the Making Math Moments That Matters Podcast as a means to inspire the exploration of new pedagogical practices and to seek out opportunities to deepen their own mathematical content knowledge. 

We then Fuel this motivation further by offering high impact professional learning through the Make Math Moments Virtual Summit

When educators are ready to Ignite their teacher moves we act as a guide by providing a deeper level of coaching and practical support with professional development courses and resources

About Kyle Pearce

I’m the K-12 Mathematics Consultant with the Greater Essex County District School Board, where my passion for mathematics fuels me to uncover creative ways to spark curiosity and fuel sense making through the inquiry process using tasks that are contextual, visual and concrete. An Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Certified Innovator, I share my most recent noticings, wonderings, and reflections in mathematics pedagogy and effective uses of technology by delivering workshops across North America, blogging on TapIntoTeenMinds.com

I live in Belle River, Ontario, Canada with my wife, daughter and son.

Kyle’s Qualifications

If you’re wondering about my qualifications, I’ve been fortunate to:

  • Enjoy over 12 years of teaching math in the classroom at the middle school and high school level;
  • Learn with teachers for over 7 years as a Instructional Coach for middle school math and K-12 Mathematics Consultant;
  • Train thousands of teachers across the world through keynote presentations and hands-on workshops;
  • Be published in a number of Educational Journals, Apple iTunes U and Apple iBooks;
  • Consult with numerous EdTech companies on math education;
  • Create TapIntoTeenMinds.com and MathIsVisual.com to promote curiosity and sense making using visuals in math class; and,
  • Earn my Bachelors of Mathematics (2005) and Bachelors of Education (2006) from the Univeristy of Windsor.

About Jon Orr

I’m a high school math teacher at John McGregor Secondary School in the Lambton-Kent District School Board in Ontario Canada. When not teaching my students and spending time with my family I lead workshops and presentations on teaching pedagogy in the math classroom. As an Apple Distinguished Educator and Desmos Fellow I routinely talk about implementing technology and great teaching strategies in my classroom. Lately I’ve been excited about promoting struggle in my students and teaching them about resilience while problem solving.

I live in Tilbury Ontario Canada with my wife and three daughters.

Jon’s Qualifications

If you’re wondering about my qualifications, I’ve been fortunate to:

  • Enjoy over 14 years of teaching math at the middle school and high school level;
  • Train thousands of teachers across the world through keynote presentations and hands-on workshops;
  • Be published in Mathematics Teacher, Apple iTunes U, Apple iBooks;
  • Consult with numerous EdTech companies on math education;
  • Author Math Before Bed, a children’s book on building communication around number sense; and,
  • Earn my Bachelors of Mathematics from the Univeristy of Waterloo (2004) and my Bachelors of Education from Queens University.