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Looking for ways to promote problem solving and critical thinking skills at home?
Check out the 16 Habits of Mind!
 The Habits of Mind are 16 characteristics that a person can display when they are behaving intelligently. 

              Managing Impulsivity
              Listening with Understanding and Empathy
              Thinking Flexibly
              Thinking About Our Thinking
              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, Innovating
              Responding with Wonderment and Awe
              Taking Responsible Risks
              Finding Humor
              Thinking Interdependently
              Learning Continuously
Click on the link below to learn more about what each of these mean and some strategies for practice.