Habits of Mind 1: Introducing




The Habits of Mind are a collection of learner attitudes and dispositions that can powerfully supplement the academic content in your classroom. This Learning Path will help you to become familiar with the definition, significance, and nuance of each habit. Persisting, Thinking Flexibly, and Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations are just three of the 16 Habits of Mind that will support students in improved citizenship, while also promoting strategic reasoning, insightfulness, and perseverance in and out of the classroom.

Learning Path Outcomes: 
  • Describe the 16 Habits of Mind and their importance for 21st-century skill development.
  • Apply Habits of Mind to unit and lesson design.
  • Determine how social learning networks can be utilized for continuous learning



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Continuing Education Credits



Art Costa, Bena Kallick

 Bena Kallick

Director of the Institute for Habits of Mind, Chief Academic Officer for Eduplanet21

Bena is a private consultant providing services to school districts, state departments of education, professional organizations, and public agencies throughout the United States and internationally, as well as the author of over 10 published works; most notable her Habits of Mind: A Developmental Series, co-authored with Art Costa.

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Art CostaArt Costa

Director of the Institute for Habits of Mind, Educational Consultant

Arthur Costa is emeritus professor of education at California State University, Sacramento. He has served as a classroom teacher, curriculum consultant, and assistant superintendent for instruction, and the director of educational programs for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. He has devoted his career to improving education through more “thought-ful” instruction and assessment.

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Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Answer: Yes, after completing the course you will receive a certificate of completion.

How long will I receive access to this Learning Path?

Answer: You will receive lifetime access

How will I gain access to the Learning Path?

Answer: An email will be sent to you after purchase with your access code and login details. If you have any questions regarding access to your learning path, email our support team at support@eduplanet21.com

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