Cultivating Cultural Competence through Cross- Cultural Collaborations

By Sarah Evans How can we build cultural competence in elementary school-aged children? In a recent interview with Dr. Bena Kallick, co-founder of the Institute for Habits of Mind, she emphasized the need for building “equity consciousness”, which she defined as “the ability to pay attention to how much individuals have in common in order […]

The Habits of Mind Strengths Map at Mason City Schools

  By Aaron Roberts This school year, Mason City Schools has been exploring Personalized Learning. We’re growing our approach using a team of Learning Experience Designers working directly with teachers. Our design team spent time studying different thoughts on the matter, we knew that we didn’t want our PL approach to be about computers and […]

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 initially believed that this series […]

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 your e-mail address. Watch now […]

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 the conditions for all educators […]

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 teaching career. The opportunities I […]

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