Founder of Kagan Publishing and Professional Development
Dr. Spencer Kagan is world renowned author and keynote speaker in the field of education and psychology. He was a clinical psychologist and full-time professor of pyschology and education at the Univeristy of California Berkley. Kagan established Kagan Publishing and Professional Development and has provided workshops and keynotes in over thirty countries. His main belief about behavior is that it should be established by using structures in order to prevent and redirect misbehavior. He developed the popular brain-based, cooperative learning, and multiple intelligence structures like "Numbered Heads Together" and "Timed Pair Share," which are used in classrooms worldwide. Kagan's research focuses on establishing harmonious classrooms, promoting responsible behavior, improving students' social skills, character qualities, and academic achievement.