Is 16 Habits Too Many?

  By Nick Bruski, first in a series. In an educational landscape of rigorous Common Core Standards, NGSS, new curricula, mindfulness, and a never¬≠ending stream of local initiatives, one might ask, “where the heck do I find time to teach Habits of Mind, and how in the heck am I Read More …

When Communities are Struck by Disaster, Habits of Mind are More Important than Ever

  By Dr. Nick Bruski, Principal at Montecito Union School. Third in a series. Ignited in December of 2017,¬† the largest wildfire in California history ravaged nearly 300,000 acres of hillsides and homes, leaving a charred and barren landscape. This damage, combined with incredibly intense rainfalls in the early morning Read More …