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Kyle Pearce

Kyle Pearce Profile Photo - Apple Distinguished Educator
Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE)
Canadian ADE Advisory Board Member
Apple Education Trainer
Google Certified Teacher (GCT)
Tecumseh Vista Academy Secondary Math Teacher
GECDSB MYCI & Mathematics Instructional Coach
iPad Educational Technology Advocate
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Apple Distinguished Educator, ADE Class of 2013

Kyle was selected as an Apple Distinguished Educator in the ADE Class of 2013 for his research and dedication to creating his iPad Paperless Math Classroom. Sharing his experiences and knowledge with other educators in his school, board and across the web has demonstrated that he will be a welcomed addition to the Apple ADE Program.

This past summer, Kyle presented at the 2014 ADE Global Institute on Redefining Mathematics Education. Check it out below:

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Google Certified Teacher (GCT), #GTAATX 2014

Kyle is a Google Certified Teacher (GCT) after he was accepted to attend the Google Teacher Academy (GTA) in Austin, Texas for his use of Google Apps for Education (GAFE) including Google Classroom in his classroom. See his application video below:

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Visualizing Mathematics

Kyle has been devoting much of his time to creating resources that help students visualize mathematics to develop a deeper understanding and improve retention. See one of the many visualizations below:

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Apple Education Trainer for Apple Professional Development (APD)

Kyle is an Apple Education Trainer for the Apple Professional Development (APD) program in order to offer onsite, hands-on workshops tailored to the specific needs of schools and districts across Ontario, Canada and worldwide. APD workshops are designed to help educators effectively use Apple products to transform teaching and learning in your classroom. Contact Kyle if you’re interested in learning ways to maximize the use of the Apple products currently in your school.

Current Teaching Assignment

Kyle Pearce currently splits his daily schedule between teaching at Tecumseh Vista Academy K-12 School in Tecumseh, Ontario and Intermediate Math Coaching with the Greater Essex County District School Board through the Middle Years Collaborative Inquiry (MYCI) Project.

Tap Into Teen Minds iPad Educational Technology Project

He currently leads an iPad Educational Technology pilot project funded by the Ontario Ministry of Education‘s Teacher Learning and Leadership Program (TLLP) called Tap Into Teen Minds. His 1:1 iPad Paperless Math Classroom has been a huge success in eliminating paper, reducing costs, and increasing student engagement & achievement in grade 9 mathematics. A project which began with one class set of 30 iPad 2 tablets has expanded with an additional 20 iPad Mini devices in his own school as well as a huge number of iPad purchases across his school board.

Education

BACHELOR OF MATHEMATICS

  • University of Windsor (Windsor, Ontario, Canada)
  • Concentration: Mathematics and Computer Science

BACHELOR OF EDUCATION

  • University of Windsor (Windsor, Ontario, Canada)
  • Certificate of Qualifications
  • Intermediate/Senior Mathematics
  • Intermediate/Senior Computer Science
  • Junior Administration Additional Basic Qualifications
  • Guidance and Career Studies Specialist
  • Computers in the Classroom Specialist

Professional Experience in Education

2013 CATC Camp 2013, Facilitator
2013 Apple Distinguished Educator, Class of 2013
2013 GECDSB Outstanding Service Award
2013 OAME 2013 – OAME 2013 Kingston Conference Facilitator
2012 GECDSB – Math Coach for the Middle Years Collaborative Inquiry (MYCI) Project
2012-present Certified Apple Professional Development (APD) Trainer, Apple Canada
2012 GECDSB – Modelled the Tap Into Teen Minds classroom to over 100 educators on more than 15 different occasions throughout the year.
2012 OAME 2012 – Tap Into Teen Minds Facilitator at OAME 2012 Conference
2012 GECDSB – Tap Into Teen Minds Facilitator at SVPM Learning Carousels
2012 GECDSB – Tap Into Teen Minds Facilitator at SPM Learning Carousels
2011-present Teacher Leadership & Learning Program – Project Leader – iPads in Classroom
2011-present Tecumseh Vista Academy – Member of Three Collaborative Inquiry Committees
2011-present Ontario Math Olympics –Committee Member
2010-2012 ILC Homework Help – Provincial Online Tutor – www.homeworkhelp.ilc.org
2009-2011 OAME 2011 – Co-Chair of Promotions Committee – www.oame2011.ca
2009-2010 Belle River District High School – Professional Learning Community Member
2009 GECDSB – Math Coach for Intermediate & Senior Teachers
2009 GECDSB – Adult Continuing Education – Facilitator
2007-present GECDSB – Subject-Specific Professional Development Organizer
2007-2011 Belle River District High School – Parents Council Teacher Representative
2007 Princess Cruise Lines – Computers@Sea Instructor
2006-present GECDSB – High School Mathematics and Computer Science Teacher
2006-2007 IRC Adult Learning Centre – Facilitator
2003-2004 University of Windsor – Teacher Assistant

Professional Development in Education

2012 Primary/Junior Mathematics, Part 1, 2 Additional Qualifications
2012 Presented and Attended OAME 2012 at St. Lawrence College
2012 Apple Learning Tour Training (London, ON)
2011 Organized and Attended OAME 2011 at University of Windsor
2011 Junior Administration Additional Basic Qualifications
2010 Attended OAME 2010 at Brock University
2006-2010 Guidance and Career Education, Part 1, 2, & Specialist Additional Qualifications
2009 SMART Notebook Training, Levels 1 & 2
2006-2009 Computers in the Classroom, Part 1, 2, & Specialist Additional Qualifications

Community Involvement

2011-present Tecumseh Vista Academy – Boys’ Hockey Coach
2011 Belle River District High School – Europe Trip Coordinator (Greece & Italy)
2010-2012 Belle River District High School – Girls’ Hockey Coach
2010-2011 Belle River District High School – Bingo Fundraising Coordinator
2010-2011 Belle River District High School – Vending Machine Fundraising Coordinator
2010-2011 WFCU Centre – Volunteer Usher
2007-2011 Belle River District High School – Boys’ Baseball Coach
2006-2008 LaSalle Minor Hockey Association – Hockey Coach
2003 Chrysler Theatre – Volunteer Usher
2001-2002 LaSalle Minor Hockey Association – Team Trainer

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If you or your board are interested in iPad Educational Technology and other great technologies available for use in the classroom, please feel free to contact me!


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