It was a privilege to be a part of this amazing Thriving Educator’s Summit. Like you, I am enjoying visiting the other booths and taking in all that is being offered. A big thanks to Mitch Weathers for putting this all together!
Patrice M. Bain, Ed.S., educator, speaker and author. Bain, Finalist for Illinois Teacher of the Year and Fulbright Scholar in Russia, has been featured in national and international presentations, webinars, podcasts, articles and press, including PBS NOVA and Scientific American. She spent 15 of her 25+ year teaching career working with cognitive scientists turning research into learning strategies. Bain was asked by the U.S. Department of Education to work with cognitive scientists to co-author Organizing Instruction and Study to Improve Student Learning. In addition, Patrice co-authored Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning and authored A Parent’s Guide to Powerful Teaching. She was one of two U.S. teachers on the working task group: Neuromyths vs. Neurotruths, sponsored by Institute of Education Sciences (IES) and National Commission on Education Research (NCER) and is on the Educational Advisory Board for the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Bain was one of 300 educators worldwide asked to contribute to UNESCO’s ISEE (International Science and Evidence-based Education) vision for 2030.
What our colleagues are saying about Powerful Teaching
“Any teacher who wants to see dramatic improvement in student learning must read this book!” Jennifer Gonzalez / Cult of Pedagogy
“Powerful Teaching is an incredible book with a very powerful message. I love the fusion of educational research with real-life practical classroom examples” Kate Jones / Author of Love to Teach: Research and Resources for Every Classroom
“The authors have made it easy to be smarter about how you—or your students—learn. Who doesn’t want that?” Doug Lemov / Author, Teach Like a Champion 2.0, Practice Perfect, and Reading Reconsidered
“Powerful Teaching is the best book on teaching we’ve ever read.” Barbara Oakley / Author, Uncommon Sense Teaching and Learning How to Learn