Gratitude Mindset: I have the attitude of gratitude and reverence for what I have been given. I show others my gratitude by being well mannered, responsible, and demonstrate integrity and grace in all my actions and words. I am grateful and blessed!
Stoic Mindset: I have an iron will, I demonstrate perseverance, resilience, and persistence in the face of challenges and barriers. I am courageous, industrious, and enlightened, I adapt and overcome all obstacles, blocks, and barriers through my hard work, creativity, and practice. I am not limited by my ability!
Proactive Mindset: I use S.M.A.R.T. Goals, always plan ahead for success, prioritize daily tasks (first things first), and always doing what is challenging first. I look for obstructions and barriers that stand in the way of my goals and I work on them first. I always plan ahead to meet my goals!
Never | Rarely | Sometimes | Often | All of the Time
0 | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Deeply Curious: I am fascinated, curious, motivated, and resourceful about my learning and thinking. I have a deep desire to learn and think about amazing things, I am resilient, industrious, and not dependent on others for things I am curious about learning. I am fascinated by our wondrous universe.
Reflective Thinkers (Metacognition): I think and reflect on what I have learned, I discern what new questions I will ask, and I think on further actions I will take to improve my understanding. I am mindful of my thoughts, feelings, behaviors, and habits of mind.
Giant Imaginations, Seeing the Big Picture: I see my dreams coming true, I see myself as capable of mastering anything I set my mind to. I use my imagination to see and visit amazing delightful places in books and create endless and wondrous possibilities for my future. I love using my imagination!
Perceptive, Inferential, Mindful, Empathetic, Reflective, and Active Listening: I am focused and present when listening, I listen to further my understanding and reflect on what I hear to make connections between new information and my background knowledge. I listen to the thoughts, feelings, facts, ideas, in a nonjudgmental way. I listen to understand, remember, and lift my knowledge!
Critical Thinking and Reasoning: I use logic and nonjudgmental discernment to analyze problems. I then use my creativity, knowledge, persistence, curiosity, and resourcefulness to make plans for solving my problems. I love challenges that develop my reasoning and critical thinking skills!
Cooperative Learning and Positive Interdependent Collaboration: I seek and value collaborating productively with my peers and teachers. I hold myself accountable and my peers accountable to meet the goals set for the group. I learn from others strengths and weaknesses!
Critique and Revision of Thoughts and Work: I seek and value critical feedback that helps me improve my thinking and the craftsmanship of my work. I am kind, specific/truthful, and helpful when giving or receiving critical feedback. I thrive and seek feedback that helps me improve.
16 Habits of Mind: I seek, value, practice, and rehearse the Habits of Mind to help me succeed and grow my ability to learn, think, and thrive academically. I practice and improve my habits of mind by discussing, journaling, and or dramatizing them.