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Habits of Mind Across the Curriculum: Practical and Creative Strategies for Teachers
Distinguished educators Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick present this collection of stories by educators around the world who have successfully implemented the habits in their day-to-day teaching in K 12 classrooms. The collective wisdom and experience of these thoughtful practitioners provide readers with insight into the transdisciplinary nature of the 16 Habits of Mind- ...more
Paperback, 237 pages
Published January 30th 2009 by Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
(first published January 22nd 2009)
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A nice starting point for thinking about the Habits of Mind, and some good material for supporting curriculum and Workshop specifically. Lots of platitudes and not very good examples, but also some insights of genius. I love some of the partner work material (simple but sounds effective) and love the 'interactive notebook' idea - again, simple but powerful. Overall too full of fluff, but some chapters are very good indeed.
I picked up this book as part of a graduate class I'm taking on teaching advanced learners. It addresses engaging students in their own learning process, by helping them to become aware of how they learn through their interactions with others. This book is filled, not with theory, but with real life experiences of teachers who incorporated the Habits of Mind into their own instruction- complete with their own successes and regrets. It's a good read for any teacher who is looking for new ways to ...more
Habits of Mind Across the Curriculum is a quick read with a powerful message. It reminds us about what is important about teaching kids. The habits have been around for a long time, but this book gives practical strategies as well as examples from real classroom using the habits in the classroom. This is a definite must read before beginning a new school year!