Differentiated Courage.

I have been thinking a lot about courage lately. The school where I am currently working holds a select few big, meaningful, overarching goals.  One way we work towards meeting these goals is through small prototype groups.  Groups of staff members create, join, and work on prototypes which follow the design cycle to answer "How …

Attitudes, Dispositions, Habits of Mind, and Math

This year, following the lead of our Primary School Maths Coach, Kath, I am starting our work together as Grade 2 Mathematicians differently.  I am starting with a more intentional focus on habits of mind, attitudes, and dispositions.  In past years, I have built some of this work into the early days in our math …