ETTChat With Kyle Pearce

My Responses on EdTechTeacher’...

Recently, I was asked to participate in EdTechTeacher's #ETTChat series where featured speakers from their upcoming iPad Summit in Boston this Novembe...

Interactive Math Tasks With Google Apps

Creating Interactive Math Tasks Wit...

Recently, I wrote a post summarizing the Stacking Paper Tasks multi-touch book for iBooks. If you had a chance to download the multi-touch book, you...

Grab the Stacking Paper Tasks Multi-Touch Book from the iBooks Store

Grab the Stacking Paper Tasks Multi...

Let's Check Out What's Inside This Interactive Resource Grab It Here! Over the past 6 months, I've been trying to find a way to create the specs f...

Vote for My Session at SXSWedu 2016

Help me get to SXSWedu!

SXSWedu Voting Period - August 10th to September 4th Hi Friends! Summer has been busy and time is just flying! I had intended to keep up with blog ...

iPad Tutorials & PD

How to Hack iBooks Author HTML 5 Widgets

How to Hack an HTML 5 iBooks Author Widget

Creating Your Own Interactive Content WITHOUT Bookry https://youtu.be/qd6Dxuw72zE Many educators using iPads as a tool in their classroo...

My Responses on EdTechTeacher’s #ETTChat


ETTChat With Kyle Pearce

Recently, I was asked to participate in EdTechTeacher's #ETTChat series where featured speakers from their upcoming iPad Summit in Boston this November could share their thoughts on a number of educational topics. Here's my responses originally shared on the EdTechTeacher website: Here at EdTechTeacher, we take pride in the fact that all of our Instructors and Presenters have been experienced c...


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Creating Interactive Math Tasks With Google Sites


Interactive Math Tasks With Google Apps

Recently, I wrote a post summarizing the Stacking Paper Tasks multi-touch book for iBooks. If you had a chance to download the multi-touch book, you'll notice that it is interactive and collaborative leveraging embedded padlet walls for students to share out their work. However, I've had some folks on Twitter asking how they could do something like this without an iPad: @MathletePearce Any sug...


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Grab the Stacking Paper Tasks Multi-Touch Book for @iBooks


Grab the Stacking Paper Tasks Multi-Touch Book from the iBooks Store

Let's Check Out What's Inside This Interactive Resource Grab It Here! Over the past 6 months, I've been trying to find a way to create the specs for what I would consider to be an interactive math lesson that leverages technology in a collaborative way. There is much concern that technology will promote isolation and rightfully so - with the thought of technology individualizing learning to a ...


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Help me get to SXSWedu!


Vote for My Session at SXSWedu 2016

SXSWedu Voting Period - August 10th to September 4th Hi Friends! Summer has been busy and time is just flying! I had intended to keep up with blog posts during July and August, but presenting and family vacations have kept me on my toes. This post will be a short one to encourage you, my professional learning network, to help me get my SXSWedu Session Proposal accepted for 2016. Last year, I ha...


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My ADE 2015 Institute Showcase 1-in-3


ADE 2015 Institute Showcase 1-in-3

Sharing Your One Best Thing in 3 Minutes or Less Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to attend the Apple Distinguished Educator Institute to welcome in the new ADE Class of 2015. As I've mentioned in previous posts, the professional development experiences organized by Apple for the ADE Community are second to none. Not only was I thrilled to hear that my application was accepted to atten...


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Unmasking Education’s Biggest Buzzword


Unmasking Education's Biggest Buzzword - Ignite Session OAME 2015

From the OAME 2015 Ignite Session Humber College - Toronto, Ontario Friday May 8th, 2015 Earlier this month, I participated in my first ever Ignite Session at the OAME 2015 Annual Conference. If you've never watched an Ignite Session, they are essentially short talks where the speaker has exactly 5 minutes to get their point across. Seems pretty simple, but they also throw in this twist that yo...


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Check Out @Knowledgehook’s FREE Gameshow Assessment Tool!


Knowledgehook Gameshow Free Online Assessment Tool Gamified

A Free Gamified Clicker Tool With Ready-Made Content! Knowledgehook’s Gameshow Beta Tool is a FREE Gamified Online Assessment Tool that does more than what Google Forms, Socrative and Kahoot can do by pushing the bar up with level-up experience (XP) points as well as FREE content teachers can use to run ready-made gameshows or customize their own! While this is just the beta version, I am impr...


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Join the Circle! #OAMEchat During @OAME2015


OAMEchat 2015 Twitter Chat Graphic

Join the Discussion During The OAME Annual Conference! A couple weeks ago, Jim Pai tossed out the idea of creating a Twitter Chat that will run in the style of #slowmathchat by Michael Fenton. A group of Ontario Math Educators including Jon Orr, Matthew Oldridge, Amy Lin, Mary Bourassa and myself jumped on-board. If you are unfamiliar with #slowmathchat, be sure to check out Michael Fenton's p...


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EQAO Guidelines Allow Use of @Desmos Test Mode App


Desmos Test Mode is EQAO Compliant and Approved

New iPad App Compliant With Ontario Grade 9 Math Standardized Test Rules Recently, I came across a post by Carl Hooker explaining how the Eanes Independent School District managed to get Desmos Test Mode approved for students writing the Texas State math tests (also check out Cathy Yenca's post here). I'll be honest and say I never really read too deeply into these posts until I heard from Jon ...


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Let’s Make An Online Assessment Tool That Rocks!


Let's Make an Online Assessment Tool That Rocks!

Back in January, with only a few days until semester 2 was set to begin, I was lucky to have come across a post by Jon Orr and a new idea he was going to implement to improve the assessment process in his classroom based on Alice Keeler's original work around Levelling Up and Awarding Badges. I was quickly convinced that what Jon was aiming to do with his Google Sheet Skill Evidence Record could...


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