John Holt

According to the Encyclopedia Britannica website, "John Holt, in full John Caldwell Holt (born April 14, 1923, New York, New York, U.S.—died September 14, 1985, Boston, Massachusetts) [was an] American critic of public education who became one of the most-prominent advocates for homeschooling in the late 1970s and early 1980s." For more of Holt's biography, check this link: http://www.johnholtgws.com/who-was-john-holt/. You'll find quotes Playvolution HQ has collected from … Continue reading John Holt

Mildred Parten Newhall

" Mildred Bernice Parten Newhall (1902 – May 26, 1970) was an American sociologist, a researcher at University of Minnesota's Institute of Child Development." She is best known for what became known as Parten's Stages Of Play. According to Chris Drew at helpfulprofessor.com: Mildred Parten was born in 1902 in Minneapolis. She completed her doctoral dissertation on … Continue reading Mildred Parten Newhall