Writing the first children's picture book, he knew that children would gain their individual character through the experiences around them
Born as blank slates, he informed us that children are a reflection of what we want them to be
Founder of kindergarten, educators learn through observation of play to form an appropriate academic platform for children to learn
Building of off Froebel, she believed children learn best through play, self-experiences, and their environment. Schools have been formed all over the world based on a play environment
Formed the term "child-centered." He believed the child's interest was more important than subject matter. -Live for today, not for tomorrow
Founder of "Zone of proximal development." Students can be lead into learning and interaction through qualified guidance. Through social interaction, children are able to enhance their mental, language, and social development.
Learning is a process that is structured and organized through experiences, self-initiated thought, and interactions with peers
Founder of the "hierarchy of human needs." Believed that in order for children to succeed, their basic needs must be met accordingly.
Developed theory of psychosocial development. He believed that parents and teachers are a key part of developing and forming children's social and cognitive skills by being responsive to their emotional and and social needs.
The end of a new beginning...
Ecological theory founder. He believed that development is formed and based upon the relationships that children form with the five different environmental systems around them.
**Now we have many schools that encompass so many of these educators beliefs today. From magnet schools, college prepatory schools, technical schools, and Montessori schools. In the end, through observation and experience we are able to depict what type of learning is best for the child. May many more educators touch our schools and children.**