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Welcome to the Midwest Summit: 21st Century Learning 2017, Featuring Apple Distiguished Educators as Presenters

We are the only conference in the nation to focus exclusively on 21st Century Learning with Apple Distinguished Educators, known as the most innovative and engaging teachers in the world.
  • Discover a personalized road to learning. 
  • Problem solve with teachers from districts across the Midwest. 
  • Learn from international teacher leaders. 
  • Engage in sample activities, receive materials, and implement what you’ll learn in your classroom after the summit!

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Monday, May 1 • 11:30am - 12:15pm
Breakout 2-B: Curiosity & Technology: Finally, a math Class for 21st Century Learning

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Theme: Inquiry Driven Instruction with Technology

Length: 45 Minutes

Target Audience: 5th grade through 12th grade math teachers. Principals and school administrators.

Title: Curiosity & Technology: Finally, a math Class for 21st Century Learning

Experience interactive math lessons that are digital in nature, but promote collaboration instead of isolation, and curiosity instead of acceptance.  Break away from direct instruction and empower your students with resources that "uncover curriculum instead of cover curriculum" Join math teacher/curriculum leader, Apple Distinguished Educator, Jon Orr as you explore curious & collaborative math lessons from his iTunes U courses and Multi-Touch books. Session participants will not only walk away with ready-made lesson resources to use on their next class day, but a new inspiring view on learning mathematics. 


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Orr, Jon

Math Curriculum Leader, John McGregor Secondary School
Bio Jon is the math curriculum leader at John McGregor Secondary School in the Lambton-Kent District School Board. Jon led his district by bringing iPad into the math classroom and promoted new pedagogical practices for technology use. He is an Apple Distinguished Educator who has authored three multi-touch books using iBooks Author and three iTunes U courses for math education. He is passionate about, and has led numerous workshops... Read More →


Monday May 1, 2017 11:30am - 12:15pm
The Hyatt Lodge - Hamburger University 2815 Jorie Boulevard, Oak Brook, IL 60523

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