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We receive many interesting blogs about a variety of practices and ideas about Habits of Mind. Some have been developed into a series and are designated by specific topic or author(s). Use the search feature if necessary.

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“Better Listening on Social Media” by Bena Kallick

“Casting Call: Enter the Habits of Mind!” by Nancy Skerritt

“Dispositions by Design” by Art Costa, Bena Kallick, Jay McTighe, and Allison Zmuda

“Developing Self-Directed Teacher Leaders” by Thomas R. Feller, Jr., Seth Brown, Ph.D., and Lauren Bowers

“Animating All Students” Language Magazine by Gregory van Zuyen

“Cultivating the Habits of Mind Online for the Adult Learner-An Andragogical Perspective” by Jennifer Levin-Goldberg Ed.D

“Declaration on Education for Life” by Arthur Costa, Guy Claxton and Bena Kallick



“Thinking Maps: Visual Tools for Activating Habits of Mind” by David Hyerle

“Building a ‘Noticing Notebook'” by Scott Wright

“Looking Back to Look Forward” by Carol Flanigan

“Mind Over Matter: Overcoming Learning Obstacles by Building Habits of Mind” by Jacquelyn Whiting

“Adding Personalized Learning to Our Annual Writing Project” by George Yeager and Sarah Evans

“School Transformation in the 21st Century” by Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick

“Habits for success in school and life” Smartblog on Education by Arthur Costa, Bena Kallick and Morton Sherman

“Habits of Mind: Dispositions of Success” by Arthur L. Costa Ed. D. and Bena Kallick, Ph.D.

“Infusing Robotics Curriculum with Essential Life Skills” by Robert E. Walker and Arthur Costa


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