Category Archives: Atomic Habits with Teachers and Students

A Note to the Teacher: Atomic Habits in Science Education

It is essential that we build atomic habits in the classroom – especially in science education. James Clear sets this tone in his New York Times best-seller, Atomic Habits. What are Atomic Habits? Atomic habits are tiny changes in behavior … Continue reading

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Atomic Habits: How small can become gigantic

As we go through life we all dream to be better. We want to be a better athlete, a better runner, a better singer, a better entrepreneur, and so on and so forth. The question is how do we go … Continue reading

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Atomic Habits: Patience with the Process

My Struggle with Patience I have to admit, I’m not a patient person. I’m the kind of person who lines my arms with grocery bags just to be sure it’ll only be one trip from my car to my house. … Continue reading

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Do Atomic Habits Create Macroscopic Results in the Classroom?

“It is so easy to overestimate the importance of one defining moment and underestimate the value of making small improvements on a daily basis. Too often, we convince ourselves that massive success requires massive action. Whether it is losing weight, … Continue reading

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Atomic Habits & The Science Classroom: An Amicable Pair

Atomic Habits: What Are They?! In his brilliant novel Atomic Habits, James Clear built upon the idea of small routines and how we can manipulate them to make massive changes in our lives. These small routines in our daily lives … Continue reading

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Classroom Changes: Application of Atomic Habits in the Science Classroom

“…the process of building habits is actually the process of becoming yourself.” – James Clear, Atomic Habits I don’t think anyone will argue with me that they changed (physically and mentally) from kindergarten to 12th grade. I don’t think anyone … Continue reading

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Atomic Habits in the Science Classroom

What are “Atomic Habits”? Atomic habits are the small scale wins that people consistently engage in, through a life-long process or on a journey. This journey is NOT constructed for someone to eventually become who they want to be, but it is … Continue reading

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Science Teaching 2.0: Atomic Habits for Teachers and Students

What are “Atomic Habits”? Atomic habits are a series of small changes and tiny breakthroughs that compound over time to help you fulfill your full potential (Clear, 2018, p. 7, 9). It can be succinctly summarized as “tiny changes, remarkable … Continue reading

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Atomic Habits: Both Big and Small

Atomic habits are seemingly insignificant actions you take in your life every day (such as practicing a language for 20 minutes a day). The power of the atomic habit is when repeated day after day and year after year, the … Continue reading

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