- As you reflect on this trimesters work, which of the Habits of Mind (listed and defined above) were you most aware of in your own learnings? Manage impulsiveness, Questioning and Posing Problems.
Metacognition is self-awareness of your thoughts, feelings, intentions and actions.
What metacognitive strategies did you use to monitor your performance and task completion this trimester? I used the strategy of doing a bit of then and then taking a little break. This helped me stay focused on get more work done over a class period.
- Referring to the bulleted list above, which Habit of Mind will you focus on as you begin your next project? Flexible Thinking
Will you practice it in another course? Yes
How? I will be more open minded and accept others opinions. I will use others thoughts to expand on my own thoughts and strengthen my own learning.
- As you think about your future, how might these Habits of Mind be used as a guide in your life? All of them are useful in a work environment. Persistence is useful for getting work done and meeting deadlines. Flexible thinking is useful when collaborating with others and using multiple opinions to achieve a goal.
- Do you embrace creating, imagining, and innovating? Do you regularly propose new ideas and strive for originality? Explain I do. I always think of different and more efficient ways to solve problems. With my coding, many times the way I would first try to do an exercise is different than the way the instructions suggested. Both were right, it's just that I would usually find my own way to do it.