Session 1: Creating a Sense of Well-Being in Your Classroom: Integrating the Habits of Mind into Your Classroom
Given the challenges of today’s classroom, fostering a sense of well-being has never been more important. How can we shift the culture of our classroom to engage students in developing dispositions that support their learning? How can we help them in their relationship with other students? The Habits of Mind is a time-tested approach to cultivating a positive and productive learning environment that supports the development of an academic mindset. Instead of viewing the Habits of Mind as a separate part of the school day, integrating these dispositions into curriculum planning is critical to increasing their power. How might we layout curriculum at all levels to embed and to cultivate the Habits of Mind? What choices do educators have to reinforce the power of the Habits of Mind in curriculum and lesson planning?

Learning outcomes:
  • Examine the Habits of Mind as an approach to develop a sense of well-being.
  • Consider ways to develop an academic mindset in our learners using the Habits of Mind.
  • Design curriculum and lesson plans that integrate the Habits of Mind.
Session 2: Students as Self-Assessors and Partners in Learning: Improving Feedback Protocols with the Habit of Mind
Social and emotional well-being stems from a sense of connection and confidence. When students trust their teachers and value the feedback, they are receptive to improving their competence and improving their performance. How can we engage our students as partners as they assess the work they produce? In this session, we will walk through strategies and protocols to engage students as self-assessors working alongside their teachers to help them grow academically and strengthen their perception of themselves as capable and competent learners. We will provide strategies for how to co-create rubrics that students may use to evaluate their work. Through the Habits of Questioning and Listening With Understanding and Empathy, we will examine ways to improve the quality of feedback and interaction with learners.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate ways to improve the quality of feedback in our communications and interactions with students.
  • Engage in how to co-create purposeful rubrics with our students to evaluate their work.
  • Examine how to develop students as self-assessors of their own learning.
Dr. Bena Kallick
Bena Kallick, Ph.D is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of Institute for Habits of Mind and Program Advisor for Eduplanet21. She is a well known consultant providing services to school districts, state departments of education, professional organizations, and public agencies throughout the United States and abroad.

Some of her written work includes: Assessment in the Learning Organization (ASCD, 1998), the Habits of Mind series (ASCD, 2000), Strategies for Self-Directed Learning (Corwin Press, 2004), Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind (ASCD, 2008), Habits of Mind Across the Curriculum (ASCD, 2009), Dispositions: Reframing Teaching and Learning (Corwin, 2014), Nurturing Habits of Mind in the Early Childhood Classroom (ASCD, 2019), Leading Learning Organizations with Habits of Mind (Habits of Mind Institute, 2020) (all co-authored with Arthur Costa), and Using Curriculum Mapping and Assessment to Improve Student Learning (Corwin Press, 2009), (co-authored with Jeff Colosimo). Her most recent books are Students at the Center: Personalized Learning with Habits of Mind, co-authored with Allison Zmuda, ASCD in 2017 and Leading Learning Organizations with Habits of Mind, co-authored with Arthur Costa in 2020. She and Art Costa have an online Institute using the EduPlanet21 platform.

Her work with Dr. Art Costa led to the development of the Institute for Habits of Mind (, an international institute dedicated to transforming schools into places where thinking and Habits of Mind are taught, practiced, valued and have become infused into the culture of the school and community. They received the Malcolm Knowles Award for Lifelong Contributions to Self-Directed Learning in 2016.

In 2019, Kallick partnered with Allison Zmuda to start a new project: Habits Personalized. They develop instructional toolkits and coaching to support their framework for personalizing learning. In addition, they offer online learning in the Habits Personalized Institute with

Kallick's teaching appointments have included Yale University School of Organization and Management, University of Massachusetts Center for Creative and Critical Thinking, and Union Graduate School. She was formerly on the Boards of the Apple Foundation, Jobs for the Future, Weston Woods Institute, and Communities for Learning. She is presently on the Board of GlobalMindED.
Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs is internationally recognized for her seminal work in contemporary curriculum design, vertical mapping and modernizing responsive school environments. She prizes her work directly with schools in all settings of every kind, whether public, private, secular, sectarian, on-site, or virtual. Dr. Jacobs’s models on curriculum mapping world are the basis for software solutions used throughout the world. Dr. Jacobs has engaged in projects with a wide array of both national and international organizations and companies such as ASCD, NAESP, Learning Forward, the European Council of International Schools, the Near East School Association, the College Board, ADK International Sino-Canadian Schools in China, New Zealand’s Learning Network, the Kennedy Center, the Peace Corps World Wise Schools, Carnegie Hall, Australia ISV, the United Nations Council on Teaching about the UN, the Near East School Association, the International Baccalaureate, the NY State Higher Education Commission, the CCSSO workgroup on Global Competencies, AASA, Newsela, Amazon Studios, and the Waterford Institute. The author of thirteen books including the best-selling Bold Moves for Schools: How We Create Remarkable Learning Environments (ASCD) with co-author, Marie Alcock. Dr. Jacobs is laser-focused on how professionals, learners, and families can make choices to best prepare students for the future and is currently in collaboration with Allison Zmuda on developing tools, approaches, and a book on how to move forward post-pandemic with fresh approaches and building on lessons learned.

30th April 2022

Each session is for 2 hours

Session 1 - 2 hours
EST 5:00 am | London 10:00 am | Zurich 11:00 am | Dubai 1:00 pm | India 2:30 pm | Hong Kong 5:00 pm
Melbourne 7:00 pm

Half an hour break

Session 2-2 hours
EST 7:30 am | London 12:30 pm | Zurich 1:30 pm | Dubai 3:30 pm | India 5:00 pm | Hong Kong 7:30 pm
Melbourne 9:30 pm

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USD 250 Per Participant
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