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The school as a home for the mind : creating mindful curriculum, instruction, and dialogue

Author: Arthur L Costa
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Examines why educators need to integrate explicit thinking instruction into daily lessons and illustrates what thinking-and the teaching of thinking-looks and sounds like.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur L Costa
ISBN: 9781412950732 1412950732 9781412950749 1412950740
OCLC Number: 123968285
Description: xi, 259 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword by Robin Fogarty; Acknowledgments; About the Author; Part I. The School as a Home for the Mind: A Vision of Mindfulness; 1. The School as a Home for the Mind; 2. Aesthetics: Where Thinking Originates; 3. Habits of Mind: Learnings That Last; 4. Launching Self-Directed Learners, With Bena Kallick; Part II. The Mindful Curriculum; 5. Maturing Outcomes, With Robert Garmston; 6. Mapping Forward; 7. Changing Curriculum Means Changing Your Mind; 8. Teaching for, of, and About Thinking; 9. Five Thoughts for a More Thoughtful Curriculum; Part III. Mindful Dialogue; 10. Through the Lens of a Critical Friend, With Bena Kallick; 11. Cognitive Coaching, With Robert Garmston; 12. Norms of Collaboration, With William Baker and Stanley Shalit; 13. Getting Into the Habit of Reflection, With Bena Kallick; Part IV. Towards Mindful Instruction; 14. What Goes on in Your Head When You Teach?; 15. Do You Speak Cogitare?; 16. Teacher Behaviors That Enable Thinking; 17. Mediating the Metacognitive; Part V. The Mindful School: A Re-Vision; 18. Creating a Culture of Mindfulness; 19. Mind-Workers Unite!; Index.
Responsibility: Arthur L. Costa ; foreword by Robin Fogarty.
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"Art Costa has done more than anyone I can think of to advance the practical cause of more thoughtful education." -- David Perkins, Professor of Education "To read the myriad ideas in this robust Read more...

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