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HABITS OF SUCCESS IN SCHOOL, WORK AND LIFE
Things are more like they are today than they ever have been. DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
Insanity is continuing to do the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Albert Einstein
SHARING THE VISION
Habits of Success attend to: Value - choosing to behave intelligently Inclination- deciding to use a certain behavior Sensitivity- knowing when to use them Capability- having skills & capacity to use them Commitment- reflecting on improvement
4HABIT IS A CABLE;WE WEAVE IT EACH DAY, AND AT LAST WE CANNOT BREAK IT.
MIND SHIFTS FROM: Not only knowing right answers. TO: Ô Also knowing how to behave when answers are not immediately apparent.
ð ARE WE PREPARING STUDENTS FOR A LIFE OF TESTS OR FOR THE TESTS OF LIFE?
. Stick to it! 1. PERSISTING Persevering on a task even though the resolution is not immediately apparent.
SHARE AN EXAMPLE ;OF A TIME IN YOUR LIFE WHEN PERSISTENCE PAID OFF FOR YOU.
2. MANAGING IMPULSIVITY Take your time! Acting with forethought and deliberation.
MANAGING IMPULSIVITY DONT CALL OUT IN ASSEMBLY IF YOU LOOSE A TOOTH. YOU WAIT UNTIL ASSEMBLY IS OVER. GAGE, GRADE 1
3. LISTENING WITH UNDERSTANDING AND EMPATHY Understand others! Devoting mental energies to understanding others thoughts and feelings.
P ause P araphrase P robe Inquire Clarify LISTENING SEQUENCE :
Pausing: Using wait-time before responding to or asking a question allows time for more complex thinking, enhances dialogue and improves decision making.
Paraphrasing: Lets others know that you are listening, that you understand or are trying to understand them and that you care.
Probing: Increases the clarity and precision of the group's thinking by refining understandings, terminology and interpretations.
Speaker: Finish this sentence: AS I REFLECT ON MY DAUGHTERS PROGRESS SO FAR THIS SCHOOL YEAR SO FAR, I AM MOST PROUD OF……… Listener: Use the Pause, Paraphrase Probe sequence
Speaker: Finish this sentence: AS MY DAUGHTER ANTICIPATES THE REMAINDER OF THIS SCHOOL YEAR, SHE IS MOST EXCITED ABOUT……. Listener: Use the Pause, Paraphrase Probe sequence
4. THINKING FLEXIBLY: 4. THINKING FLEXIBLY Look at it another way! Changing perspectives, generating alternatives, considering options.
Think about your thinking! 5. METACOGNITION Being aware of your own thoughts, feelings, and actions and their effects of on others
Metacognition: à T hink à A loud à P roblem à S olving
T HINK A LOUD P ROBLEM S OLVING Pose challenging problems then: 4 Invite your child to describe their plans and strategies for solving the problem. 4 Share their thinking as they are implementing their plan. 4 Reflect on/evaluate the effectiveness of their strategy.
Sustaining and Engaging Metacognition 1. Check for Accuracy 2. Clarify 3. Provide data not answers 4. Resist making judgments 5. Stay focused on thinking 6. Encourage Persistence
6. STRIVING FOR ACCURACY Check it again! Desiring exactness, fidelity and craftsmanship.
7. QUESTIONING AND POSING PROBLEMS How do you know? Having a questioning attitude. Developing strategies to produce needed data. Finding problems to solve.
Questioning And Problem Posing
8. APPLYING PAST KNOWLEDGE TO NEW SITUATIONS Use what youve learned! Accessing prior knowledge and transferring it to novel situations.
Think Clearly! Striving for accurate communication in written and oral form. 9. THINKING AND COMMUNICATING WITH CLARITY AND PRECISION
10. GATHERING DATA THROUGH ALL SENSES Using all sensory pathways: gustatory, olfactory, tactile, kinesthetic, auditory, visual. Use your natural pathways!
11. CREATING, IMAGINING, INNOVATING Try a different way! Generating new and novel ideas; fluency, originality.
12. RESPONDING WITH WONDERMENT AND AWE Awesome! Finding the world fascinating, mysterious, intriguing and phenomenal.
All thinking begins with wondering Socrates
13. TAKING RESPONSIBLE RISKS Venture Out! Being adventuresome. Living on the edge of one's competence
TAKING RESPONSIBLE RISKS: What school and classroom conditions must exist to foster creative thinking and risk- taking?
14. FINDING HUMOR Laugh a little! Finding whimsy, incongruity and playfulness. Laughing at yourself.
15. THINKING INTERDEPENDENTLY Work together! Working with and learning from others in reciprocal situations.
16. REMAINING OPEN TO CONTINUOUS LEARNING Having humility and pride in admitting there is more to learn. Resisting complacency. Continue to learn!
MODELING: What you are speaks so loudly, they cant hear what you say. Ralph Waldo Emerson
DONT WORRY THAT CHILDREN NEVER LISTEN TO YOU; WORRY THAT THEY ARE ALWAYS WATCHING YOU. ROBERT FULGHUM
WE ARE WHAT WE REPEATEDLY DO. EXCELLENCE, THEN, IS NOT AN ACT BUT A HABIT. Aristotle