Daniel Vollrath and Scott Einhorn are Educators and Professional Developers in Infusing Habits of Mind and Executive Functioning Skills into the classroom. Dan has been a special education/English teacher for 13 years. Scott has been teaching high school English for 20 years.
Dan and Scott believe that students must develop habits and skills in order to learn and apply content. It is their belief that in order for students to truly understand and apply learning, they must recognize what habits and behaviors work best for them within the learning environment. Dan and Scott build their classroom structure around a reading and writing workshop model, which lends itself to students developing their executive functioning and habits of mind skills.
In 2018 Dan and Scott published an article titled "Building Habits of Mind in Writing in "NJEA Review". Dan had been a presenter at first-ever National Principals Conference and has United States Professional Developer for Institute for Habits of Mind. He has also published pieces in "Teachers Matter Magazine" on Executive Functioning and Habits of Mind.
Daniel Vollrath: Temple University: B.S. in Elementary Education/Special Education; Delaware Valley University: M.S. in Educational Leadership; Arcadia University: Ed.D. in Special Education Leadership. Scott Einhorn: Rutgers University, B. A. in English; Duquesne University, M. A. in English.
Daniel Vollrath has served in various educational settings within special education and the English classroom. After completing a doctoral study focused on developing Costa & Kallick’s Habits of Mind with students and teachers, Daniel has tailored his research, expertise, and knowledge into infusing dispositional thinking and executive functioning skills into inclusive setting classrooms. Scott Einhorn, prior to becoming a high school English teacher, was a free-lance writer, a full-time editor and writer for a culinary magazine, and a public relations account executive and ghost writer.