Articles

Shari Tishman, “Why Teach Habits of Mind.” (A nice overview of what intellectual virtues are and why teaching should foster them.)

Ron Ritchhart, “From IQ to IC: A Dispositional View of Intelligence.” (Argues that intelligence should be understood in terms of intellectual character rather than innate cognitive ability.)

David Perkins and Ron Ritchhart, “Life in the Mindful Classroom.” (Argues that “mindfulness,” understood as an intellectual character trait, is a central educational goal and discusses several strategies for fostering mindfulness in the classroom.)

Shari Tishman, Eileen Jay, and David Perkins, “Teaching Thinking Dispositions: From Enculturation to Transmission” (Identifies seven core “thinking dispositions” or intellectual virtues and examines how they can be “enculturated” in schools.)

Jason Baehr, “Educating for Intellectual Virtues - From Theory to Practice” (In this scholarly article, IVA founding member and Loyola Marymount University professor Jason Baehr provides an overview of what intellectual virtues are, why they matter to education, and what it looks like to educate for intellectual character growth)