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“But I’m a Busy Person. I Don’t Have Time for Technology!”

“But I’m a Busy Person. I Don’t Have Time for Technology!” | Habits of Mind | Scoop.it
The following is a true story. I’ve not changed the name of the ignorant — I mean innocent — because actually that person is me.  Back in early Spring of 2007, I joined the Web2.0...
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A Mindful School For A Mindful Community

At Waikiki Elementary, students are taught the "Habits Of Mind," which are a strong set of values the students live by that teach the students how to be a be...
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What Your Child's Teacher Wants You to Know - Baristanet

BaristanetWhat Your Child's Teacher Wants You to KnowBaristanetWhy not introduce some of those healthy habits of mind and body now and let them develop roots and grow into the school year?
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“But I’m a Busy Person. I Don’t Have Time for Technology!”

“But I’m a Busy Person. I Don’t Have Time for Technology!” | Habits of Mind | Scoop.it
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"Habits of Mind" at Forum Through May 28 - Door 15

"Habits of Mind" at Forum Through May 28 - Door 15 | Habits of Mind | Scoop.it
"Habits of Mind" is a collection of 75 embellished mask and hand sculptures and personal reflection essays by students in the IGNITE gifted program at Denali Montessori School.
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Becki Blenker's curator insight, August 30, 2015 5:29 PM

These are beautiful examples of student interpretations of the HOM.

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We've already done Habits of Mind!

We've already done Habits of Mind! | Habits of Mind | Scoop.it
"I've already done persistence!"
This was what my daughter came home saying after her teacher had "done" persistence for the third time this semester.
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Persistence does not equal failure

Persistence does not equal failure | Habits of Mind | Scoop.it
Sometimes students think that if they need to persist at a task in class then they must not be smart enough.
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Quote By Dr Arthur Costa.

” What was educationally significant and hard to measure has been replaced by what is  educationally insignificant and easy to measure. So now we measure how well we’ve taught what isn...
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What Education Can Learn from Facebook: An Interview with Bena Kallick | TeachThought

What Education Can Learn from Facebook: An Interview with Bena Kallick | TeachThought | Habits of Mind | Scoop.it

Looks for feedback from students both through their work as well as through their responses to the work.
Looks for feedback from not only peers, but any credible source—e.g., experts in the field
Reflects on work and modifies based on what might need to be changed
Plans thoughtfully; monitors the process of teaching and learning; modifies based on insights gained from observations about student learning
Uses data thoughtfully to customize as much as is possible for students
Documents reflections through a journal or another way to keep records of thoughts
Remains open to continuous learning (habit of mind)
Thinks flexibly (Habit of Mind)
Is metacognitive (Habit of Mind)
Applies knowledge from past experience (Habit of Mind)

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Tech Transformation: What do students do when they don't know what to do?

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Habits of Mind (student-created)

it came out better than i expected it to - created at http://animoto.com...
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Arthur Costa - Five Thoughts for a More Thought-full Curriculum

Societal changes will require educators to develop individuals with the knowledge, problem-solving skills, cognitive processes, intellectual dispositions and...
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Habits of Mind explained for students

This is a document with bullet points describing each Habit of Mind in a way that older primary students could understand.
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Webb DOK Resources - Power Curriculum: Professional Development

Webb DOK Resources - Power Curriculum: Professional Development | Habits of Mind | Scoop.it
Bay Haven, Inc. Power Curriculum
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Feeling Overwhelmed? <10 Minutes Will Give You All the Time You ...

Feeling Overwhelmed? <10 Minutes Will Give You All the Time You ... | Habits of Mind | Scoop.it
It is simply our minds choosing not to think clearly. Feeling overwhelmed is a choice—it's a habit too. But why would we choose to allow ourselves to feel overwhelmed? Being overwhelmed is negative, even painful.
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What is Project-Based Learning? – Fast Times at West Philly High - FRONTLINE

What is Project-Based Learning?  – Fast Times at West Philly High - FRONTLINE | Habits of Mind | Scoop.it
Do students learn better by taking tests? Or by solving real-world problems? Background on the alternative approach to education featured in Fast Times at West Philly High.
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Describing the Habits of Mind

Describing the Habits of Mind | Habits of Mind | Scoop.it

The Habits of Mind incorporate the following dimensions:

Value: Choosing to employ a pattern of intellectual behaviors rather than other, less productive patterns. Inclination: Feeling the tendency to employ a pattern of intellectual behaviors. Sensitivity: Perceiving opportunities for, and appropriateness of, employing the pattern of behaviors. Capability: Possessing the basic skills and capacities to carry through with the behaviors. Commitment: Constantly striving to reflect on and improve performance of the pattern of intellectual behaviors. Policy: Making it a policy to promote and incorporate the patterns of intellectual behaviors into actions, decisions, and resolutions of problematic situations.
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Habits of Mind - Revisited | tHink...thRive...abOUnd

Well, after about a year of experimenting, revising, re-applying, surveying, and implementing Art Costa's Habits of Mind, I can say that I still have much to go in finding relevant ways to help students utilizing the essential skills ...
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Downingtown STEM is Bold on the Test (And More)

Downingtown STEM is Bold on the Test (And More) | Habits of Mind | Scoop.it
(From the “In Search of Bold Schools Dept.”)
One of the points I’ve been trying to make to school leaders and others (with mixed success, I think) is that moving toward more student-centered,...
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Tech Transformation: What do you do when you don't know? (Part 2)

Tech Transformation: What do you do when you don't know? (Part 2) | Habits of Mind | Scoop.it

This is the second in a series where I'm comparing Art Costa and Bena Kallick's Habits of Mind with the IB Learner Profile and the PYP Attitudes. This post will look at the habits of thinking flexibly, thinking about thinking and striving for accuracy and precision.

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Habits of Mind: These Do Not Include Rote Memorization, Studying ...

Habits of Mind: These Do Not Include Rote Memorization, Studying ... | Habits of Mind | Scoop.it
Concurrent with the work being done at Harvard, similar theories were also being developed by Arthur Costa and Bena Kallick. These concepts eventually solidified into sixteen Habits of Mind that they identified as important ...
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Habits of Mind Online Course with Art Costa and Bena Kallick

A 6 Week online introduction to Habits of Mind offered by HabitsofMind.org and Mindful by Design. The Course features Art Costa and Bena Kallick sharing years of experience.
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Habits of Mind: Introducing Habits of Mind to Teachers and Classrooms

This workshop on Habits of Mind supports teachers as they seek to infuse the Habits of Mind into their classrooms. More details, dates and costs can be found...
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Bena Kallick on the "Habits of Mind"

At a symposium on how teachers know what students know, co-hosted by National Louis University and Baker Demonstration School, keynote speaker Bena Kallick d...
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