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.
Listening with Understanding and Empathy
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
Click on the link below to learn more about what each of these mean and some strategies for practice.