John Dewey

John Dewey “Most Renowned & Influential American Philosopher of Education” Background:  John Dewey was born in Burlington Vermont (1859) and graduated from the University of Vermont. ... Read More

Jane Addams

Jane Addams “Mother of Social Work” Accomplishments:  (31) After visiting Toynbee Hall in England, Jane Addams founded her own settlement house called “Hull House” in Chicago... Read More

Horace Mann

Horace Mann “The Father of American Public Education” Background: Mann was part of a lower-class farm family and was sparsely educated throughout the year in a one room schoolhouse. When h... Read More