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MelZoo Sweet Search Nexplore Meta search engine | Mother of All Search Engines - Habits Of Mind Step 1 – Valuing Habits of Mind for yourself: For the Habits of Mind to have meaning for students they have to have meaning for teachers. Exploring and unpacking what is meant by each of the sixteen habits means to you and your colleagues is a great place to begin. Once teachers see the value of the Habits, it is easier and more authentic to help our students see their value. Eg: Persisting: When have you had to persist in your professional work? Step 2 – Direct instruction in Habits of Mind Teach the students about each of the Habits of Mind in turn. Step 3 – Infuse Step 5 - Habits of Mind across the curriculum No one is expected to focus on all sixteen habits, all of the time. Eg Learning like a mathematician Several years ago I visited a maths departments in a secondary school who were choosing one Habit of Mind to focus on. Step 4 - Habits of Mind at the centre of learning: If schools are the home of the mind, then the Habits of Mind must be at the centre of learning.

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