Steve Jobs 1955 – 2011

"Steve leaves behind a company that only he could have built, and his spirit will forever be the foundation of Apple."... Apple CEO Tim Cook in a memo to Apple employees.

Students can honor Steve Jobs and be involved in an activity that allows them to talk about him and his accomplishments while devising a scaled time line of his life.

Tech Connection: You might also consider using TimeToast which is an interactive timeline maker.

CCSS: 5.MD1, MP1, MP3, MP5, MP6


Sample solution for members:

Steve_Jobs.doc         Steve_Jobs-solution.pdf


3 comments for “Steve Jobs 1955 – 2011

  1. Diane Reed
    October 9, 2011 at 4:20 pm

    Awesome,love the real world connection to someone who made such a positive impact on our world.

  2. Sarah
    October 8, 2011 at 5:28 pm

    Thanks for sharing this activity, good rundown if his career. Good teachable moment!

    • October 8, 2011 at 6:55 pm

      Thanks, Sarah. It seems to us, as well, like an important opportunity for students to talk about and relate their feelings as they deal with real life events like Steve Jobs’ death while doing their math task.

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