Free Your Mindset – Part 3

Blog, Classroom

Whew! I’m finally able to sit and put my thoughts down on digital paper! I’m excited to say that one of my classes made a huge breakthrough, and this breakthrough was incredibly important for all of us. Let me give you some background info… My 7th period class has 35 students – I have about […]

September 21, 2017

Free Your Mindset – Part 2

Blog, Classroom

In my introductory post titled Free Your Mindset (located here:, I explained that I would be trying something drastically new in the classroom: attempting to implement a full-blown growth mindset mentality in my 7th and 8th grade math classes using Jo Boaler’s Mathematical Mindsets as my foundation. I had never done anything like this before, so I […]

August 27, 2017