Leyton Schnellert has been a middle and secondary years classroom teacher and learning resource teacher, K–12. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at The University of British Columbia – Okanagan. His research attends to how teachers and learners can embrace student diversity, inclusive education and pedagogical practices that draw from students’ and communities’ funds of knowledge to build participatory, collaborative, and culturally-responsive learning communities. He has co-authored six books for educators including Student Diversity, the It’s All About Thinking series, Developing Self-Regulating Learners, and Pulling Together.

2018 Canadian Forum on Public Education