Title / Titulo

Habits of Mind Songs

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Melanie P. McMillanFollow

Speaker's Country of Origin

USA

Location

CBC 140

Start Date

19-5-2018 4:45 PM

End Date

19-5-2018 5:45 PM

Presentation Type / Tipo de propuesta

Interactive Workshop / Talleres interactivos

Description / Descripción

I’m thinking about my thinking

The lights in my brain are twinkling

Like the stars in the universe

--from “Thinking About My Thinking,” The Habits of Mind Songs

Art Costa and Bena Kallick’s 16 Habits of Mind serve as a faithful compass to help students and educators navigate a successful of life. These research-based habits, or dispositions, include persisting, managing impulsivity, listening with understanding and empathy, and thinking interdependently. Now the Habits of Mind can be unpacked through music. The lyricist E.Y Harburg once said, “Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. Singing makes you feel a thought.” Neuroscientists have found that singing alleviates stress, elevates mood, and helps us feel more connected. Come and sing along with songwriter Melanie McMillan and explore the Habits of Mind through song.

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Habits of Mind Songs

CBC 140

I’m thinking about my thinking

The lights in my brain are twinkling

Like the stars in the universe

--from “Thinking About My Thinking,” The Habits of Mind Songs

Art Costa and Bena Kallick’s 16 Habits of Mind serve as a faithful compass to help students and educators navigate a successful of life. These research-based habits, or dispositions, include persisting, managing impulsivity, listening with understanding and empathy, and thinking interdependently. Now the Habits of Mind can be unpacked through music. The lyricist E.Y Harburg once said, “Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. Singing makes you feel a thought.” Neuroscientists have found that singing alleviates stress, elevates mood, and helps us feel more connected. Come and sing along with songwriter Melanie McMillan and explore the Habits of Mind through song.