Bena Kallick, Ph.D.
“Personalized Learning” with Habits of Mind
April 5 at 6 p.m.
Saint Vincent College Carey Center
(meet and greet, refreshments, book signing at 5 p.m.)
Bena Kallick, Ph.D., is the co-director of the Institute for Habits of Mind and program director for Eduplanet21, a company dedicated to online professional learning and curriculum development based on the Understanding by Design® framework. She is a consultant providing services to school districts, state departments of education, professional organizations, and public agencies throughout the United States and abroad.
Her written works include Assessment in the Learning Organization (ASCD, 1998), the Habits of Mind series (ASCD, 2000), Strategies for Self-Directed Learning (Corwin, 2004), Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind (ASCD, 2008), Habits of Mind Across the Curriculum (ASCD, 2009) and Dispositions: Reframing Teaching and Learning (Corwin, 2014), all co-authored with Arthur L. Costa and Using Curriculum Mapping and Assessment to Improve Student Learning (Corwin Press, 2009), co-authored with Jeff Colosimo. Kallick’s works have been translated into Dutch, Chinese, Spanish, Italian, Hebrew and Arabic. Her work with Art Costa led to the development of the Institute for Habits of Mind, an international organization dedicated to transforming schools into places where thinking and the Habits of Mind are taught, practiced and valued, and become infused into the culture of the school and community.
Kallick and Costa have an online course on the EduPlanet21 platform, and Kallick has taught at Yale University School of Organization and Management, University of Massachusetts Center for Creative and Critical Thinking, and Union Graduate School. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Apple Foundation, Jobs for the Future, Weston Woods Institute and Communities for Learning.