In my home state, we have readiness standards and supporting standards. You probably have similar categories in your local province or region.
If you’re in the U.S. and have Common Core standards, you’re familiar with the anchor standards.
The idea is simple. There is a core set of learning benchmarks that must be minimally reached to ensure students are ready to learn the content-area knowledge.
Thus, we have mandated and established readiness to learn benchmarks.
But what about willingness to learn? What about interest to learn? What about habits for learning?