The Habits of Mind are dispositions that empower creative and critical thinking. Habits of Mind International has an outreach around the world. We have a growing team of affiliates, each representing the power of the habits in classrooms, schools, and communities. We have certified Habits of Mind Learning Communities of Excellence each committed to the Habits of Mind as central to a thoughtful learning environment. Our Institute offers professional development through virtual media, workshops, consultations, and conferences.