Lane Clark has a well-earned reputation as an expert in powerful pedagogy and in the design and delivery of engaging curriculum. Her authentic, transdisciplinary approach to learning is founded on teaching students how to learn, how to think and how to use new technologies to enhance their learning. A culture of innovation and enterprise is promoted as the so what™ stage of Lane’s learning model drives learners to USE new learning to make a difference in their lives and the lives of others™.
As a teacher, Lane has taught in the mainstream throughout the primary and secondary levels; she has also worked with learners from across the ability spectrum and in numerous multi-age settings. As a learning consultant and workshop provider, Lane has offered professional in-service opportunities in her compelling approach, across five continents, in fourteen countries, influencing the practice of more than 35,000 educators in the process.
Lane has worked extensively with primary and secondary teachers, district level consultants, faculty of education professors and students, parent groups, school districts, and business groups. She has advised governments and curriculum writing teams and presented at dozens of national and global conferences. Most notably, she has been a keynote and featured presenter at the last six International Conferences on Thinking, alongside Edward deBono, Howard Gardner, David Perkins, Art Costa and other leading thinkers and educators. Her teaching tools and strategies are taught to student teachers in a selection of Australian, New Zealand and European Universities. Lane has authored two books on thinking, learning and assessment and developed an array of classroom strategies, resources and kits including the ‘powerful thinkbox™ thinking framework; the think!nQ™ real learning framework; and a suite of nine ‘Processes for Learning’ frameworks.
Those who have worked with Lane have found her seminars and workshops to be insightful, thought provoking, energizing and most important, practical and immediately transferable to the classroom. Her reputation as a dynamic and inspiring presenter and facilitator is well earned. Lane’s powerful and practical classroom strategies, frameworks and tools have been adopted by schools, teachers and students in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, Spain, The Middle East, The Netherlands, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, Canada and the United States.