## Brookline Mathematicians Will...

- Ask mathematical questions of themselves and others.
- Collaborate with peers through dialogue, feedback, and the sharing of both individual and cooperative experiences.
- Struggle in a productive way by gaining deeper understanding through grappling with ideas and relationships.
- Think flexibly and understand that there can be more than one way to get an answer, or even more than one answer.
- Explain different ways of solving problems, test solutions, communicate ideas, and respectfully critique the reasoning of others.
- Generalize and make connections among mathematical ideas.
- Communicate ideas and understanding clearly through the use of multiple tools, resources, and models.
- Connect mathematics to real-world situations and see the math in their world.
- Reflect on their thinking and learning.