Maraekakaho School uses the Habits of Mind as the foundation upon which we place our learning. We are always referring to them throughout our school environment.
These are the some Habits that the Rockets use, in "Rocket speak."
The Habits of Mind are a collection of 16 thinking dispositions identified by Professor Art Costa. Costa defined the Habits of Mind as the dispositions skillfully and mindfully displayed by characteristically intelligent people when confronted with problems the solutions to which are not immediately apparent. The Habits of Mind are not thinking tools, rather they are dispositions that inclines one to adopt a thinking tools and strategies.
Here is Professor Costa explaining the Habits:
This is from some clever kids, posted on You Tube from http://dinorita.edublogs.org/
What Habits have you used today?