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Habit of Mind 10 (HoM)

January 23rd, 2020 · Comments Off

HOM 10 Habit of Mind 10: Gathering Data through all Senses. We found a fantastic chapter dedicated solely to this habit and the best thing we can do is just offer it to you, openly and in raw form. So we do things differently today. Here it is. Observe perpetually. —Henry James “The brain is the […]

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Habit of Mind 9 (HoM)

January 7th, 2020 · Comments Off

HOM 9 Habit of Mind 9: Thinking and Communicating with Clarity and Precision Language and thinking are siblings, very closely intertwined. Foggy, vague words are a replication of a foggy and vague mind or thought. Intelligent people like you, strive to use concise oral and written communication that is strong and specific. In this art, […]

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Habit of Mind 8 (HoM)

December 17th, 2019 · Comments Off

HOM 8 Habit of Mind 8: Apply Past Knowledge to New Situations   “I’ve never made a mistake. I’ve only learned from experience.”  Thomas A. Edison    All humans learn from experience, intelligent ones take advantage of that and maximize it. Our past often guides us to navigate new experiences. We often say, “This reminds […]

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Habit of Mind 7 (HoM)

December 5th, 2019 · Comments Off

HOM 7 Habit of Mind 7: Questioning and Problem Posing   The formulation of a problem is often more essential than its solution, which may be merely a matter of mathematical or experimental skill. To raise new questions, new possibilities, to regard old problems from a new angle, requires creative imagination and marks real advances.” […]

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Habit of Mind 6 (HoM)

November 14th, 2019 · Comments Off

HOM 6 Habit of Mind 6: Striving for Accuracy   “Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything.” -Wyatt Earp   Literally just had a conversation about this with the boss yesterday. After she was reviewing the books and my hard work, we noticed many, many, many errors in calculation and data entry. She boldly said, […]

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Habit of Mind 5 (HoM)

October 31st, 2019 · Comments Off

HOM 5 Habit of Mind 5: Thinking About our Thinking (Metacognition) “When the mind is thinking, it is talking itself” Plato Brains! Brains! Brains! That is the word of the day! They are powerful beyond belief and this habit proves that mind of matter, really does work. It sounds so simple, but this habit – […]

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Habit of Mind 4 (HoM)

August 8th, 2019 · Comments Off

HOM 4 Habit of Mind 4: Thinking Flexibly “The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings.” – Kakuzo Okakura Thinking flexibly is all about having the mindset of change, for better or worse. Looking at every situation and believing, no matter what that there are other viable solutions and pathways. The […]

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Habit of Mind 3 (HoM)

August 8th, 2019 · Comments Off

HOM 3 Habit of Mind 3: Listening with Empathy and Understanding Highly effective people spend an inordinate amount of time and energy listening (Covey, 1989). As previously posted, we learned about the difference between listening and hearing. This Habit of Mind takes it one step further, how to make listening meaningful. This is a skill […]

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Habit of Mind 1 (HoM)

July 2nd, 2019 · Comments Off

Habit of Mind 1: Persisting “Persistence is the twin sister of excellence. One is a matter of quality; the other, a matter of time.”   Marabel Morgan, The Electric Woman Successful people don’t give up until the job is done. Regardless of the problems they face, they don’t quit until it’s complete. Always trying new ways […]

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16 Habits of Mind

June 12th, 2019 · Comments Off

1/ Persisting 2/ Managing Impulsivity 3/ Listening with Empathy and Understanding 4/ Thinking Flexibly 5/ Thinking About our Thinking (Metacognition) 6/Striving for Accuracy and Precision 7/Questioning and Problem Posing 8/Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations 9/ Thinking and Communicating with Clarity and Precision 10/Gather Data Through All Senses 11/ Creating, Imagining and Innovating 12/ Responding […]

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Habit of Mind 10 (HoM)
January 23, 2020

HOM 10 Habit of Mind 10: Gathering Data through all Senses. We found a fantastic chapter dedicated solely to this habit and the best thing [...]

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