Salt Lake City (PRWEB) June 26, 2014
School Improvement Network, the leader in educator effectiveness resources, today announced international education expert and thought leader David Hyerle will keynote at the 2014 School Improvement Innovation Summit September 28-October 1 in Salt Lake City. Hyerle is co-director of “Thinking Schools International” (TSI) and has developed a Thinking Maps model used across the United States and other countries.
“The School Improvement Innovation Summit brings the most innovative education experts and thought leaders from around the globe to show the tools and strategies that are making a real impact in educator effectiveness and student learning in classrooms all over the world,” said Chet D. Linton, CEO and president of School Improvement Network. “We are very pleased to have David Hyerle join us and share strategies to increase student learning and engagement for all students and classrooms.”
Hyerle is the co-director of TSI, a consulting group that works around the world to share an integrated approach to school-wide transformation in places such as Ethiopia, Norway, India, Lithuania, the UK, South Africa, Malaysia, and Thailand. His Thinking Maps model has been used across the United States and in a dozen other countries since 1990.
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