The definition to focus on in this district is the knowledge of how our universe works put to practical use. Too many people believe technology is something electronic, magical, and mysterious.
Maybe language allows for the exploration of subtleties and innovative ideas. But math is only a tool to explain or verify. It appears creativity is being pushed to the forefront of our district’s mastery statement.
The curiosity of young students is almost limitless. The challenge is to help them use observation and language to explore their expanding world, draw accurate conclusions, and describe what they learn.