Hyle L. Daley

Hyle L. Daley recently earned his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, specializing in Educational Leadership and Instructional Technology. Prior to pursuing his Ph.D., he worked in a public school as a high school teacher and administrator for over a decade. He also holds an M.A. in Educational Leadership and a B.S. in Corporate Communication. Currently, Hyle conducts research for George Mason University,examining science-thinkability of underrepresented families who attend Makerspace workshops in the Washington D.C., Northern Virginia,and Maryland areas. He also teaches Psychology at the Community College of Vermont. He has published articles and presented at numerous conferences on a variety of subjects such a show student-identity is shaped through engaging instruction, qualitative methodologies,game-based learning approaches, learning management system design, and student literacy. When he is not writing, he reviews manuscripts submitted to the American Educational Research Association (AERA) on learning, cognition, and instruction. Hyle is currently the lead administrator of Educational Gameplay, an online group of over 1,600 educators, innovators, and entrepreneurs, who design and share innovative lessons and instructional approaches to motivate, engage, and inspire children to learn. He hopes to help nurture a community of passionate problem-solvers, critical-thinkers, and innovators at Black River Academy.