In the last of her series of 3 interviews, Bena Kallick discusses the Habits of Mind in the Secondary Classroom. Secondary learners need the Habits of Mind desperately as they begin learning and preparing for life beyond school. As educators focus on content and preparing students for standardized tests, Bena brings into focus the importance of Habits of Mind amongst all the test prep: “In addition to preparing kids for tests, we also need to prepare them for the tests of life.”

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