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ERIC Number: ED444935
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 191
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-87120-369-3
Activating & Engaging Habits of Mind. A Developmental Series, Book 2.
Costa, Arthur L., Ed.; Kallick, Bena, Ed.
This book is the second in a four-book series on habits of mind. It translates a habits of mind approach to education into action using classroom-tested advice. Contributions come from practitioners in literature, math, music, foreign language, reading, character education, and social science. After "Series Foreword: Thinking on the Road of Life" (David Perkins) and "Preface to the Series" (Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick), there are 14 papers: (1) "Creating 'Thoughtful' Classroom Environments" (Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick); (2) "Toward a Mindful Language of Learning" (Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick); (3) "Using Questions To Challenge Students' Intellect" (Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick); (4) "Thinking Maps: Visual Tools for Activating Habits of Mind" (David Hyerle); (5) "Infusing Habits of Mind into Units, Lessons, and Learning Tasks" (Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick); (6) "Teaching the Habits of Mind Directly" (Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick); (7) Using Habits of Mind To Look 'Inside the Text'" (Kathleen C. Reilly); (8) "An Integrated Approach to Teaching the Habits of Mind" (Nancy Skerritt and Emilie Hard); (9) "Discovering Habits of Mind in Mathematics" (Carol T. Lloyd); (10) "An Artistic Application of Habits of Mind" (Nadine McDermott); (11) "Foreign Language Instruction and the 'Sense-sational' Habits of Mind" (Gina Celeste Costa); (12) "Enhancing Reading Comprehension Instruction through Habits of Mind" (Thommie DePinto Piercy); (13) "Habits of Mind as Character Education" (Curtis Schnorr); and (14) "Getting Started" (Arthur L. Costa, Bena Kallick, and Lisa Davis). (Most papers contain references.) (SM)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alexandria, VA.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A