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Charles Williams

Charles Williams is a K-8 principal in Chicago, IL. You can follow him on Twitter at @_cwconsulting.


How I Build Math Mindsets into My School Culture

When I joined my K-8 school community a few years ago, our students were, on average, in the 18th percentile in math achievement. These days, despite all the disruptions and traumas they’ve experienced during pandemic learning, our students are demonstrating mastery at and beyond the 40th percentile, with more and more students in the 90th […]

How I Encourage Every Student to Become a “Math Person”

I’m the principal of a K-8 school serving students and families in a high-poverty community. When I first joined my school community, we were on the brink of closing. But in the last few years, my team and I have empowered our students to grow from the 18th percentile in math to reach and surpass […]