Waikiki Elementary, a Mindful School, on the slopes of Diamond Head Crater in Honolulu, has embraced the Habits of Mind for over 20 years. The results have been remarkable. More than instructional strategies, the Habits of Mind are infused into the organizational norms and are shared by the instructional and support staff, the students and the communityâ€”they live the Habits of Mind. The mindful culture has endured through three changes in principals and numerous new additions to the faculty.
Current 2014 student proficiency and growth scores are the highest in the state and the school has recently received a financial award and honored as a â€œrecognitionâ€ school.
- The Waikiki Ohana -
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