Adopted by top schools in the US, UK and Singapore, Inspira Kids is the first early learning centre in Australia to offer Habits of Mind to preschoolers.
Habits of Mind is an established intelligent thinking framework developed in the US. It comprises a set of thinking dispositions which relate to life-related skills and provides individuals with skills to help them in real life situations. This is through developing strategies to think quickly and responding using awareness to gain a positive outcome.
At Inspira Kids Early Learning Centres, these are taught and learnt through 12 habits, with the aim to develop confident, self-directed learners and active contributors.
The 12 Habits of Minds – identified by Professor Arthur Costa and Dr Bena Kallick – taught in the Inspira Kids Early Learning Centres are: