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Acclaimed educators Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick offer quick tips for growing and nurturing the 16 habits of mind to help students become more successful learners. With this guide, teachers will learn the four-step process for getting started with the habits of mind, how to integrate them into the curriculum, and how to assess growth of the habits of mind.
(ASCD Quick Reference Guide, 2017) 8 1/2" x 11", 3-hole punched, 3 laminated panels, 6 pages
Based on their exciting work in the field, Kallick and Zmuda map out a transformative model of personalization that puts students at the center and asks them to employ the set of dispositions for engagement and learning known as the Habits of Mind. They share the perspectives of educators engaged in this work; highlight the habits that empower students to pursue aspirations, investigate problems, design solutions, chase curiosities, and create performances; and provide tools and recommendations for adjusting classroom practices to facilitate learning that is self-directed, dynamic, sometimes messy, and always meaningful.
Improving classroom discussion begins with transforming the roles of students and teachers. This guide details crucial teaching practices to help students take a leading role in their learning. Filled with tips, strategies, and examples, this guide can show any teacher how to better help students speak and listen to one another in ways that help them make meaning and increase their understanding.