Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind 16 Essential Characteristics for Success

ISBN-10: 1416607412

ISBN-13: 9781416607410

Edition: 2008

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In Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind, noted educators Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick present a comprehensive guide to shaping schools around Habits of Mind. The habits are a repertoire of behaviors that help students and teachers successfully navigate the various challenges and problems they encounter in the classroom and in everyday life. The Habits of Mind include: Persisting, Managing impulsivity, Listening with understanding and empathy, Thinking flexibly, Thinking about thinking (metacognition), Striving for accuracy, Questioning and posing problems, Applying past knowledge to new situations, Thinking and communicating with clarity and precision, Gathering data through all senses, Creating, imagining, innovating, Responding with wonderment and awe, Taking responsible risks, Finding humor, Thinking interdependently, Remaining open to continuous learning.
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List price: $30.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Publication date: 12/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Foreword: Thinking on the Road of Lifep. xi
Prefacep. xvi
Acknowledgmentsp. xxv
Suggestions for Using This Bookp. xxvi
Discovering and Exploring Habits of Mind
Introductionp. 1
Changing Perspectives About Intelligencep. 5
Describing the Habits of Mindp. 15
Habits of Mind in the Curriculump. 42
Habits of Mind: A Journey of Continuous Growthp. 59
Is Your Instruction Habit Forming?p. 69
Building a Thought-Full Environment
Introductionp. 95
Creating "Thought-Full" Environmentsp. 97
Toward a Mindful Language of Learningp. 117
Using Questions to Challenge Students' Intellectp. 135
Thinking Maps: Visual Tools for Activating Habits of Mindp. 149
Assessing and Reporting on Habits of Mind
Introductionp. 175
Defining Indicators of Achievementp. 177
Assessing Habits of Mindp. 190
Learning Through Reflectionp. 221
Wondering to Be Donep. 236
Reporting Growth in Habits of Mindp. 258
Leading Schools with Habits of Mind
Introductionp. 269
Creating a Culture of Mindfulnessp. 271
Habits of Mind for the Systems-Savvy Leaderp. 291
Leading Is a Habit of Mindp. 307
Learning from Mindful Schools
Introductionp. 317
Habits of Mind in North Carolina: Increasing Intellectual Capacity of Disadvantaged Studentsp. 319
Bringing a Vision to Lifep. 333
A "Throwaway" School No Morep. 342
The Mindful Culture of Waikiki Elementary Schoolp. 348
Integrating the Habits of Mind: A District Perspectivep. 362
Bringing Habits of Mind to Lifep. 379
Leading Schools with Habits of Mindp. 387
When Have Habits of Mind Become Infused?p. 390
Inventories and Checklistsp. 395
Resources Related to Habits of Mindp. 402
Indexp. 404
About the Editors and Other Contributorsp. 415
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