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Alison Gopnik

Alison Gopnik
Alison Gopnik (1955-) is an American author and professor of psychology and affiliate professor of philosophy at the University of California at Berkeley. Gopnik’s research primarily focuses on young children’s ...
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Alfie Kohn

Alfie Kohn
Alfie Kohn (1957-) is an American author and speaker on human behavior, education, and parenting. He supports progressive education, using social science research to question "the use of competition, incentive ...
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Abraham Maslow

Abraham Maslow
Abraham Maslow (1908-1970)photo of Maslow via Wikimedia Commons was an American humanistic psychologist best know for his theory of self-actualization. Maslow argued that each person has a hierarchy of needs ...
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The American Library Association

The American Library Association
The mission of The American Library Association is “to provide leadership for the development, promotion and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to ...
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The Children’s Defense Fund

The Children’s Defense Fund
The Children’s Defense Fund Leave No Child Behind® mission is to ensure every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start, a Fair Start, a Safe Start and a Moral Start ...
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Resources For Infant Educarers

Resources For Infant Educarers
Resources for Infant Educarers is a network of infant-toddler professionals who are passionately dedicated to empowering parents and caregiving professionals to provide the secure and respectful beginnings children need for ...
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National Association For The Education Of Young Children

National Association For The Education Of Young Children
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, ...
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