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Succeeding with Habits of Mind 2022101W

Jun 16, 2022 - Dec 30, 2022

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Date and time

Thursday 16 June 2022, 4.00 pm to 4.45 pm

Delivery mode

Online 

Audience 

This learning event is right for you if you are wanting to learn how to assess and develop your students’ Habits of Mind using the new Habits of Mind Profile Tool.

Description                                  

The Habits of Mind are one of the true classics in education. Derived by Art Costa and Bena Kallick, the Habits of Mind describe what the most efficacious learners do when confronted with problems, the solutions to which are not immediately apparent.

For more than 25 years, schools around the world have been working to improve student learning outcomes by infusing the Habits of Mind into their curriculum and classrooms. Over that time we have seen student learning outcomes improve and schools flourish as the Habits of Mind are adopted and lived throughout the school community.

In this free and insightful 45-minute webinar, James Anderson will share his insights on Habits of Mind, from his own experience and work with Art Costa and Bena Kallick, and introduce you to the Habits of Mind Profile Tool, a revolutionary way to assess them.

All participants will receive a copy of James Anderson’s white paper Learner Agency - a guide for school leaders.

This learning event supports creating best practice toward meeting the following VRQA standard(s):

  • Curriculum and Student Learning – Student learning outcomes                                                                       
  • The minimum standards for schools offering a senior secondary course – Student learning outcomes  

Relevant Australian professional standards for teachers

1.  Know students and how they learn

4.  Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments

Key takeaways               

  • awareness of how to shift from “using” Habits of Mind to “improving” Habits of Mind.
  • introduction to the Habits of Mind Profile Tool to evaluate the Habits of Mind.

 

Presenter information

James Anderson 

James first became interested in how to teach students to become better thinkers as a classroom teacher in the late ‘90s. Later, as a school leader, he spearheaded a national research project focused on infusing Art Costa and Bena Kallick’s Habits of Mind into schools and classrooms.He is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), presenting around Australia and overseas. As an author, he has published Succeeding with Habits of Mind and The Agile Learner, as well as numerous e-books. He has published with Art Costa and Bena Kallick Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind and Habits of Mind Across the Curriculum. His regular blogs are also read by thousands of educators around the world.

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