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Howard Gardner

According to his official biography,  “Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School

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

Bob Hughes

Bob Hughes is a playworker, writer, and lecturer. More on Bob from an online bio.. Bob Hughes runs Play Education and has been a playworker

Ken Robinson

Sir Kenneth Robinson (03/04/1950-08/21/2020) was an “author, speaker and international advisor on education in the arts to government, non-profits, education and arts bodies. He was

Simon Nicholson

Simon Nicholson is known in the early learning world for his Theory Of Loose Parts. According to a detailed write up by creativestarlearning.co.uk: “Not much

Loris Malaguzzi

Born in Corregio, Italy in 1920, Loris Malaguzzi grew up in Fascist Italy, enrolled in a teacher training course in 1939, and completed it during

John Medina

John Medina (1956-) is an American developmental molecular biologist. He has a self-proclaimed “lifelong fascination with how the mind reacts to and organizes information” (Medina,

John Dewey

John Dewey (1859-1952) was an American educator and philosopher. He is considered to be a leader of the progressive movement in education in the United

Harry Harlow

Harry Harlow (1905-1981) was an American psychologist who studied social behavior of monkeys and applied his findings to human behavior and development. His work that

Fredrich Froebel

Friedrich Froebel (1782-1852) was a German educator who became known as the creator of kindergarten. In 1837 Froebel opened an infant school in Prussia, originally

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