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: 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 Mildred Parten was born in 1902 in Minneapolis. She completed her doctoral dissertation on … Continue reading Mildred Parten Newhall