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SMP7: Look For and Make Use of Structure #LL2LU

We want every learner in our care to be able to say I can look for and make use of structure. (CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP7) But…What if I think I can’t? What if I have no idea what “structure” means in the context … Continue reading

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#BrightSpot Ethnography and #Buoyancy using Twitter – Learning Together

To pursue bright spots is to ask the question “What’s working, and how can we do more of it?” Sounds simple, doesn’t it? Yet, in the real world, this obvious question is almost never asked. (p. 45, Heath and Heath) …“buoyancy”— … Continue reading

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Visual: Encouraging mathematical flexibility #LL2LU

From Jo Boaler’s How to Learn Math: for Students: People see mathematics in very different ways. And they can be very creative in solving problems. It is important to keep math creativity alive. and When you learn math in school, if a teacher … Continue reading

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Enhancing Growth Mindset in Math – Learning together

How might we, as a community of learners, grow in our knowledge and understanding to enhance the growth mindset of each of our young learners?  What if we enroll and take Jo Boaler’s How to Learn Math: For Students and share … Continue reading

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Encouraging and anticipating mathematical flexibility

From Jo Boaler’s How to Learn Math: for Students: …we know that what separates high achievers from low achievers is not that high achievers know more math, it is that they interact with numbers flexibly and low achievers don’t. I wonder how many times … Continue reading

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Back to school: Pre-Planning 2014 agenda and opportunities

How do we celebrate our culture and show quick snapshots of what we value to new members of our community? How do we leverage digital tools to communicate, collaborate, and take control when we have choice? As a Leadership Team, we … Continue reading

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SMP-1: Make sense of problems and persevere #LL2LU

We want every learner in our care to be able to say I can make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.  (CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP1) But…What if I think I can’t? What if I’m stuck? What if I feel lost, confused, … Continue reading

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