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16 Habits of Mind Essential for 21st Century Learners

16 Habits of Mind Essential for 21st Century Learners
January 25, 2015 Below are 16 habits of mind our students need to develop in order to guarantee an optimal learning experience. These are cognitive processes that work at an analytic level to enhance one's mental and conceptual capacities in analysing and understanding things. Different as they are, these mind habits when taken together constitute the essence of a growth mindset needed for a balanced intellectual, social and physical development of the individual. The 16 habits of mind is a work realized by Habitsofmind.org which is a very good platform that provides a wide variety of teaching materials and resources for teachers and educators. The chart is not really visually enhanced and I found it hard to peruse it so I went ahead and prepared this paraphrased script for you. 1- Persisting: Persevere in you what you do and keep focused. 2- Managing impulsivity Take your time and think before you act. 7-Questioning and problem solving Adopt a questioning and inquisitive mindset.

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