21st Sep '21

Habits of Mind

There are 10 key habits of mind that are used at Wyvern:


Thinking about thinking

Personal Organisation

Are you Ready to Learn?




Applying Past Knowledge


Listening with Empathy

Working Flexibly

Taking Positive Risks

These are part of the sixteen identified by Costa and Kallick:


Managing Impulsivity

Listening To Others - With Understanding and Empathy

Thinking Flexibly

Thinking About our Thinking (Metacognition)

Striving For Accuracy and Precision

Questioning and Posing Problems

Applying Past Knowledge to New Situations

Thinking and Communicating with Clarity and Precision

Gathering Data through All Senses

Creating, Imagining, and Innovating

Responding with Wonderment and Awe

Taking Responsible Risks

Finding Humour

Thinking Interdependently

Learning Continuously

'Life Long Learning' Thinking Interdependently

NOTE: I have used some of my own icons for the habits of mind.

Find out more at the Institute for Habits of Mind