Robin Fogarty is president of Robin Fogarty and Associates, Ltd., a minority-owned educational publishing/consulting company. A leading proponent of the thoughtful classroom, Fogarty has trained educators throughout the world in curriculum, instruction, and assessment strategies. She has taught at all levels, from kindergarten to college, served as an administrator, and consulted with state departments and ministries of education in the United States, Puerto Rico, Russia, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Great Britain, Singapore, Korea and the Netherlands. Fogarty has published articles in "Educational Leadership", "Phi Delta Kappan"," "and the "Journal of Staff Development". She is the author of numerous books, including "Ten Things New Teachers Need to Succeed, Second Edition "(Corwin Press 2007), "From Staff Room to Classroom "(Corwin Press 2007), "Literacy Matters, Second Edition "(Corwin Press 2007), and the "Nutshell Collection "which includes "How to Differentiate Learning", "Twelve Brain Principles That Make the Difference", "Nine Best Practices That Make the Difference", "Close the Achievement Gap", "A Look at Transfer", and "The Adult Learner". Fogarty received her doctorate in curriculum and human resource development from Loyola University Chicago.