Looking Back to Look Forward

  Carol Flanigan is currently a kindergarten teacher at Council Rock Primary School, an International Habits of Mind Learning Community of Excellence. Carol has taught kindergarten, first and second grade at Council Rock for 26 years and has been infusing Habits of Mind in her classroom and school community for Read More …

Habits of Mind and Resiliency: Tools for Success

  Hello Habits of Mind community! Welcome back to this new school year. I hope that the summer gave you time to ponder and to find wonderment and awe in just relaxing, managing your impulsivity by basking in the summer sun, remaining open to continuous learning by taking adventurous trips, thinking Read More …

Adding Personalized Learning to Our Annual Writing Project

  By George Yeager and Sarah Evans At a recent Personalized Learning presentation, we participated in a coaching session with Bena Kallick on a writing project we were currently working on with our third-grade students. We were hoping to learn how we could increase personalization within the project. We had Read More …

EPIC Update: A Day in the Life of a Learner

  By Travis Lape and first published on EdSurge. Travis Lape (@travislape) is a Technology Integrationist at Harrisburg South Middle School in South Dakota, and worked with Harrisburg Freedom Elementary on this project. Our learners will arrive to school around 8am. Once they arrive they spend some time out on Read More …

Allison Zmuda and Bena Kallick webinar on their new book Students at the Center: Personalized Learning with Habits of Mind

  Students at the Center: Personalized Learning with Habits of Mind with Bena Kallick and Allison Zmuda Watch the on demand archive presentation and download handouts by clicking the link below and entering the requested registration information. If you had previously registered for the webinar, select “Already Registered?” and enter Read More …

January 17th, 2016 – Webinar: Personalized Learning with Habits of Mind

  *Webinar: Students at the Center: * *Personalized Learning with Habits of Mind * Currently, personalized learning is seen as a large umbrella under which many practices fit, each designed to accelerate student learning by tailoring instruction to individuals’ needs and skills as they fulfill curricular requirements. We must create Read More …

Leading Personalizing Learning: ASCD CEL 2016 Reflection

  By Allison Zmuda Bena Kallick and I presented to a few hundred educators on leading personalized learning with Habits of Mind (HOM). As we canvased the room to find out who was there, I was thrilled to see a group of educators from Newtown, Conn. where I started my Read More …