Robert Martellacci interviews Dr. Robert Marzano this past summer while at the Global Scholar User conference in Chicago. Robert J. Marzano, PhD, is cofounder and CEO of Marzano Research Laboratory in Englewood, Colorado. A leading researcher in education, he is a speaker, trainer, and author of more than 30 books and 150 articles on topics such as instruction, assessment, writing and implementing standards, cognition, effective leadership, and school intervention. His books include Designing & Teaching Learning Goals & Objectives, The Highly Engaged Classroom, Formative Assessment & Standards-Based Grading, On Excellence in Teaching, District Leadership That Works, and The Art and Science of Teaching. His practical translations of the most current research and theory into classroom strategies are internationally known and widely practiced by both teachers and administrators. Dr. Marzano received a bachelor’s degree from Iona College in New York, a master’s degree from Seattle University, and a doctorate from the University of Washington.
http://mindsharelearning.ca/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/BethMartintxtrPodcastInterview.mp3 Beth Martin displays txtr’s new mini e-reader, called the Beagle, which debuted at the Frankfurt Book fair.