Angela K. Salmon

Dr. Angela K. Salmon is Associate Professor and Director of the Early Childhood Program in the Teaching and Learning Department at Florida International University, founder of the Visible Thinking South Florida initiative. She is Habits of Mind Certified and Consultant. Her long-standing partnership with Project Zero at Harvard University and Institute Habits of Mind has evolved into numerous research initiatives, national and international lectures, and publications. Her research interests in the interplay between cognition, language and literacy development led to research in areas like children’s theory of mind, habits of mind, executive functions, metacognition, language and literacy development, teacher’s discourse in the classroom. Her research draws from teachers’ action research initiatives that she coaches. Dr. Salmon’s work has been featured in the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Ecuador, Colombia, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Panama, and other countries. She was invited as “Thinker in Residence” by the Independent Schools of Victoria in Melbourne Australia. She is currently chairing the 18th International Conference on Thinking.