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Classroom Habitudes
     by Angela Maiers




  Presentation by Monette Ross
Character
   Counts,
    but
“HABITUDES”
   multiply!
“Habitudes”
 •Behaviors
 •Habits
 •Attitudes
#1: Imagination

The Possible's slow fuse is lit
By the Imagination.

            ~Emily Dickinson
#2: Curiosity

 “Curiosity is the very basis of
education and if you tell me that
curiosity killed the cat, I say only
   ...
#3: Self-Awareness

 “Knowing others is intelligence;
knowing yourself is true wisdom.
  Mastering others is strength;
   ...
#4: Perseverance


“The greatest oak was
 once a little nut who
   held its ground.”
     -Author Unknown
#5: Courage


“A ship is safe in harbor,
      but that's not
   what ships are for.”

       -William Shedd
#6: Adaptability


quot;You can't change the
wind, you can however
  adjust your sails.quot;
             -Unknown
The Habitudes
• Imagination
•   Curiosity
•   Perseverance
•   Self-Awareness
•   Courage
•   Adaptability
IMAGINATION
There’s only 3 pure colors in the world
But add IMAGINATION to the
           mix…
IMAGINATION


There are only 7 musical notes



              A B C D E F and G
But add IMAGINATION to the
           mix…
IMAGINATION
is the ability our mind’s eye has to
 transform present facts into future
              possibilities.
IMAGINATION and
        Knowledge

• How would you define each of
        these words?

   • What’s the relationship
     ...
“Imagination is
  more important
  than knowledge.”
                   ~Albert Einstein


• Why do you think he felt that
...
IMAGINATION is so important, it has been
  called “the most essential tool for human
  intelligence.”




With it, we can ...
“Everything new – every
    invention, every idea, every
   improvement in our life comes
  from our imagination – not fro...
Points to Ponder:

• How can having a good
  imagination influence your
  learning?

• How do you use your imagination
  n...
IMAGINATION
• Creativity
• Problem Solving
• Imaginative Reading
• Visualization
IMAGINATION: Creativity
• Galileo made his first important scientific
  observation at age 17.

• Concert singer, Marian A...
“Hold on…who’s Handel?”

“Handel is the greatest composer
 who ever lived. I would bare my
 head and kneel at his grave.”
...
“And the point is…?”
• Incredible discoveries and achievements
  have been made by people in their early
  years and teens...
IMAGINATION: Creativity
• …involves your ability to take your
  thoughts and ideas and turn them into
  something you want...
So let’s get to “work”…

        No…make that “play”


        IT’S GAMETIME!


The name of the game is “How Come?”
“How Come…”

• I arrived at school in the middle of
  the day, in the middle of the
  week, but I didn’t see any kids ther...
IMAGINATION: Problem Solving


 You have what you need to solve
 almost any problem:

      • Your brain

      • Your pow...
Successful problem solving
takes
more than gathering information.




  It requires looking at the
   problem from all ang...
Instead of a “Quick Fix” try…
Mind Mapping (aka Concept Mapping)
Your Turn:

• Take a few moments and
 come up with a problem


• Create a Mind-Map laying
  out your options
IMAGINATION:Imaginative Reading


•Reading is one of the strongest
 ways to develop your
imagination.

• Great readers env...
• Imaginative readers are able to
  literally step inside the story.
Your Turn:

• With a partner, share an interesting
  scene from a book you’re reading

• After reading it together, set th...
IMAGINATION: Visualization


            “I saw the angel in
            the marble and
            carved until I set
   ...
Imagination involves all five
senses…

One can imagine an image,
sound, taste, smell, a physical
sensation, feeling, or em...
Game Time!


“Imagine the Music”


First step, simply relax and
listen to this…
If you were to sculpt the song,
what materials would you
use?
How does the song
smell?
What shape would it make?
If you could take a bite of this
song, what would it taste like?
What color is the song?
Same questions…
 If you were to sculpt this song,
 what materials would you use?

 How does the song smell?


 What shape ...
Last one…
If you were to sculpt this song,
what materials would you use?

How does the song smell?


What shape would it make?

If y...
Presentation based on:




Classroom Habitudes. Angela Maiers
   Educational Services, Inc, 2008.
Other Works Cited

quot;385_red (Primary colors) on Flickr – Photo Sharing!” Welcome to Flickr -
Photo Sharing. 18 Apr. 20...
Beaut.ie - The Irish Beauty Blog Cosmetics, Makeup, Skincare, Reviews, News
and Previews. 18 Apr. 2009 <http://     beaut....
quot;Lao-Tzu quote - Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true
            Mastering other – Quote Cosmos.q...
quot;Seasons. Photograph in Cubism style. on Flickr – Photo Sharing!quot;
Welcome to Flickr – Photo Sharing. 18 Apr. 2009
...
quot;The White Room.quot; HubPages. 18 Apr. 2009 <http://hubpages.com/
    hub/The-White-Room>.
quot;William Shedd quotes....
A special thank you goes out to each of my
students who I continue to learn from every day.
You kids ROCK!                ...
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  1. 1. Classroom Habitudes by Angela Maiers Presentation by Monette Ross
  2. 2. Character Counts, but “HABITUDES” multiply!
  3. 3. “Habitudes” •Behaviors •Habits •Attitudes
  4. 4. #1: Imagination The Possible's slow fuse is lit By the Imagination. ~Emily Dickinson
  5. 5. #2: Curiosity “Curiosity is the very basis of education and if you tell me that curiosity killed the cat, I say only the cat died nobly.” -Arnold Edinborough
  6. 6. #3: Self-Awareness “Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.” -Tao Te Ching
  7. 7. #4: Perseverance “The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground.” -Author Unknown
  8. 8. #5: Courage “A ship is safe in harbor, but that's not what ships are for.” -William Shedd
  9. 9. #6: Adaptability quot;You can't change the wind, you can however adjust your sails.quot; -Unknown
  10. 10. The Habitudes • Imagination • Curiosity • Perseverance • Self-Awareness • Courage • Adaptability
  11. 11. IMAGINATION There’s only 3 pure colors in the world
  12. 12. But add IMAGINATION to the mix…
  13. 13. IMAGINATION There are only 7 musical notes A B C D E F and G
  14. 14. But add IMAGINATION to the mix…
  15. 15. IMAGINATION is the ability our mind’s eye has to transform present facts into future possibilities.
  16. 16. IMAGINATION and Knowledge • How would you define each of these words? • What’s the relationship between the two?
  17. 17. “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” ~Albert Einstein • Why do you think he felt that way? • Do you agree or disagree?
  18. 18. IMAGINATION is so important, it has been called “the most essential tool for human intelligence.” With it, we can create new realities!
  19. 19. “Everything new – every invention, every idea, every improvement in our life comes from our imagination – not from our knowledge.” Agree or disagree?
  20. 20. Points to Ponder: • How can having a good imagination influence your learning? • How do you use your imagination now?
  21. 21. IMAGINATION • Creativity • Problem Solving • Imaginative Reading • Visualization
  22. 22. IMAGINATION: Creativity • Galileo made his first important scientific observation at age 17. • Concert singer, Marian Anderson began her singing career at age 6, teaching herself how to play piano at age 8. • Handel composed music when he was 11 years old.
  23. 23. “Hold on…who’s Handel?” “Handel is the greatest composer who ever lived. I would bare my head and kneel at his grave.” ~Beethoven (1824)
  24. 24. “And the point is…?” • Incredible discoveries and achievements have been made by people in their early years and teens. • You are SO ready right now to create new and brilliant ideas. • So…what are we waiting for?
  25. 25. IMAGINATION: Creativity • …involves your ability to take your thoughts and ideas and turn them into something you want. • Like muscles in your body, your creative ability needs to “work out” in order to develop and grow stronger.
  26. 26. So let’s get to “work”… No…make that “play” IT’S GAMETIME! The name of the game is “How Come?”
  27. 27. “How Come…” • I arrived at school in the middle of the day, in the middle of the week, but I didn’t see any kids there. How come? Come up with as many creative scenarios as your imagination will allow. Push yourself beyond the obvious.
  28. 28. IMAGINATION: Problem Solving You have what you need to solve almost any problem: • Your brain • Your power of imagination
  29. 29. Successful problem solving takes more than gathering information. It requires looking at the problem from all angles.
  30. 30. Instead of a “Quick Fix” try… Mind Mapping (aka Concept Mapping)
  31. 31. Your Turn: • Take a few moments and come up with a problem • Create a Mind-Map laying out your options
  32. 32. IMAGINATION:Imaginative Reading •Reading is one of the strongest ways to develop your imagination. • Great readers envision the world of story in their minds.
  33. 33. • Imaginative readers are able to literally step inside the story.
  34. 34. Your Turn: • With a partner, share an interesting scene from a book you’re reading • After reading it together, set the book aside and assume the role of one of the characters • Act out the scene, exploring what each character might say, do, feel, believe…
  35. 35. IMAGINATION: Visualization “I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.” ~Michelangelo
  36. 36. Imagination involves all five senses… One can imagine an image, sound, taste, smell, a physical sensation, feeling, or emotion. For each of us, some senses are easier to visualize than others.
  37. 37. Game Time! “Imagine the Music” First step, simply relax and listen to this…
  38. 38. If you were to sculpt the song, what materials would you use?
  39. 39. How does the song smell?
  40. 40. What shape would it make?
  41. 41. If you could take a bite of this song, what would it taste like?
  42. 42. What color is the song?
  43. 43. Same questions… If you were to sculpt this song, what materials would you use? How does the song smell? What shape would it make? If you could take a bite of this song, what would it taste like? What color is the song?
  44. 44. Last one…
  45. 45. If you were to sculpt this song, what materials would you use? How does the song smell? What shape would it make? If you could take a bite of this song, what would it taste like? What color is the song?
  46. 46. Presentation based on: Classroom Habitudes. Angela Maiers Educational Services, Inc, 2008.
  47. 47. Other Works Cited quot;385_red (Primary colors) on Flickr – Photo Sharing!” Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. 18 Apr. 2009 <http://www.flickr.com/photos/albaflickr/ 2627837280/>. quot;386_yellow (Primary colors) on Flickr – Photo Sharing!quot; Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. 18 Apr. 2009 <http://www.flickr.com/photos/albaflickr/ 2627025033/>. quot;387_blue (Primary colors) on Flickr – Photo Sharing!” Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. 18 Apr. 2009 <http://www.flickr.com/photos/albaflickr/ 2627030373/>. quot;Albert Einstein.quot; Hellenica, Information about Greece and Cyprus, Michael Lahanas. 18 Apr. 2009 <http://www.mlahanas.de/Physics/Bios/ AlbertEinstein.html>. quot;American Gothic - Famous Painting on Flickr – Photo Sharing!quot; Welcome to Flickr - Photo Sharing. 18 Apr. 2009 <http://www.flickr.com/photos/ zack_mensinger/ 2161911710/>. quot;Arnold Edinborough quotes.quot; Find the famous quotes you need, ThinkExist.com Quotations. 18 Apr. 2009 <http:// thinkexist.com/ quotation/curiosity_is_the_very_basis _of_education_and_if/264586.html>.
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  52. 52. A special thank you goes out to each of my students who I continue to learn from every day. You kids ROCK! ~Ms. Ross
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