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Big Ideas in Math

As you may know, District 30 adopted a math curriculum and a set of materials that place a strong emphasis conceptual reasoning.  Our program is rooted in the concrete, pictorial, abstract (CPA) approach developed by American psychologist Jerome Bruner.  Each … Continue reading

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Developing Young Mathematicians & Kindergarten

I had the opportunity to attend the IL ASCD Kindergarten Conference this week with the Willowbrook kindergarten teachers, reading specialist and primary learning specialist.  There was a wide variety of sessions on developmentally appropriate practices in early childhood education.  As … Continue reading

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Willowbrook School Report

Why are you proud to be a Wildcat?  How have you grown as a reader this year?  What does kindness look like at Willowbrook? Maple, Wescott, and Willowbrook School provide a “school report” to the Board of Education at various … Continue reading

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