Teachers are Unleashing Mathematical Mindsets at Central


Earlier in the year, Dr. Jo Boaler, author of Mathematical Mindsets, shared with District 39 parents and teachers how to find the most effective ways to unleash the math potential in all students.

You might be wondering – What is mathematical mindset?  How do the teachers actually apply it in the classroom?

Bonny Skutch, skutchb@wilmette39.org, Central’s Differentiation Support Teacher, created hands on activities for parents to experience how Jo Boaler’s innovative ideas about math and mindset are being implemented in the classroom. We held an informative and FUN parent night in the learning commons demonstrating these techniques!

If you missed it and want to see how teachers are implementing these techniques, check out the activities that were presented:

Math Mindsets – 6 Questions for Designing Rich Tasks

We hope these activities help you understand how our teachers are cultivating mathematical mindsets in our children.