Robin is president of Robin Fogarty and Associates, Ltd., a Chicago-based, minority-owned, educational publishing/consulting company. Her doctorate is in curriculum and human resource development from Loyola University of Chicago. A leading proponent of the thoughtful classroom, Robin 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, as well as recent work in the US Virgin Islands and in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Publications: Robin has published articles in Educational Leadership, Phi Delta Kappan and the Journal of Staff Development and the Middle School Journal.  She is the author, numerous publications, including Brain-Compatible Classrooms, Ten Things New Teachers Need, Literacy Matters, How to Integrate the Curricula, The Adult Learner, A Look at Transfer, Close the Achievement Gap, Twelve Brain Principles, Nine Best Practices, Informative Assessment and Supporting Differentiated Instruction: A PLC Approach, as well as a chapter on The Singapore Vision, in 21st Century Skills: Re-Thinking How Students Learn. Her forthcoming books on teaching thinking skills for International IB schools, on meta-cognition for BIG thinkers and one on ideas to support Schools on the Brink of Greatness are eagerly anticipated.