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  • Dr. Angela K. Salmon is an Associate Professor and Director of the Early Childhood Program. She is Habits of Mind Certified and founding leader of the Visible Thinking South Florida initiative (now Association for Thinking and Learning). She is the Chair of the International Conference on Thinking 2018. Her long-standing partnership with Project Zero at Harvard University has evolved into numerous research initiatives, national and international lectures, and publications.

    Awards: World's Ahead Faculty Recognition (2011), Thinker in Residence, invitation by the Independent Schools of Victoria in Melbourne Australia

research interests

  • Early Childhood education
    Interplay between cognition, language and literacy development
    Children's theory of mind, habits of mind, executive functions and metacognition
    Language and literacy development as a result of teacher's discourse in the classroom
    Implementation of play and music
    Building communities of practice

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  • Angela Salmon


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