Ron Ritchhart is a Senior Research Associate at Harvard Project Zero where his work focuses on the development of school and classroom culture as prime vehicles for developing students’ as powerful thinkers and learners. Ron’s research and writings have informed the work of schools, school systems, and museums throughout the world. His research is largely classroom based, learning from the best practice of teachers to better understand how they create conditions for powerful learning. Ron is a prolific and influential writer. His best-selling books include Intellectual Character, Making Thinking Visible, co-written with Mark Church and Karin Morrison, and Creating Cultures of Thinking. Ron’s most recent book is The Power of Making Thinking Visible, which he co-authored with Mark Church. This book presents new research on the power of thinking routines to transform learning, teaching, and schooling while sharing with readers what Ron and Mark have learned about how to use routines most effectively.