Habits of Mind 3: Managing Impulsivity



After years of focusing exclusively on academic standards, bringing the Habits of Mind to life in your classroom may require a shift on your part–moving away from just paying attention to content learning to focusing also on developing self-directed, thoughtful problem solvers. Given how rapidly our world is changing, slowing down and managing impulsivity is a key to guiding thoughtful behavior.

Learning Path Outcomes: 
  • Examine the skill of managing impulsivity
  • Recognize its importance in the process of thinking
  • Learn strategies for managing impulsivity


Additional information


Administrators, Educational Specialists, Gifted Intervention Specialists, Guidance Counselors, K-12 Educators, Paraprofessionals

Continuing Education Credits

Act 48 (Pennsylvania), CTLE (New York)


3 hours


Art Costa, Bena Kallick