Steve Wyborney on his blog – **I’m on a Learning Mission** – recently challenged educators to:

**Think deeply about what you believe about every student’s learning potential. Complete this sentence and post it.**

*“I believe…”*

I replied:

*“I believe that students are waiting for teachers to show them: the beauty of Mathematics, the aha moment when understanding dawns, and the intrinsic motivation that comes from persevering and finally solving a challenging problem”.*

**My challenge to educators is to think creatively about taking a risk and changing their teaching practice. Complete this sentence and post it.**

*“I wonder what would happen in my Mathematics class if …..”*

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I have been teaching Mathematics in Victorian secondary schools for 30 years. I use the www to make my maths lessons better. I hope this blog will give other teachers some ideas to try in their own classes.