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A beginner’s guide to Professor Linda Darling-Hammond

Where does she work?  Darling-Hammond is currently the Charles E Ducommun professor of education at the Stanford Graduate School of Education, and president and CEO of the Learning Policy Institute. She began her career as a public school teacher in Pennsylvania, and has since gone on to become president of the American Educational Research As...
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A beginner’s guide to Professor Larry Cuban

Where does he work? Cuban is a professor of education at Stanford University. He began his career as a high school social studies teacher, working up to district superintendent and finally university professor. He gained his PhD from Stanford University in 1974. Quick facts  Nationality: American Born: 1934 Twitter:   @cuba...
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A beginner’s guide to Professor K Anders Ericsson

What is he best known for? Being an expert on experts. His research focuses on the science of peak performance, looking at areas as diverse as medicine, music, chess and sports, detailing how extended deliberate practice helps performers to become superior in their fields. Quick facts: Born: 1947 Nationality: Swedish Professional bio:   Profes...
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A beginner’s guide to Professor James Heckman

Where does he work? Heckman is an American economist currently working at the University of Chicago as the Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, professor of law at the Law School, and director of the Center for the Economics of Human Development. He is also a senior research fellow at the American Bar Foundation, and a resear...
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A beginner’s guide to Professor Howard Gardner

What is he best known for? His theory of multiple intelligences, which he outlined in his 1983 book Frames of Mind: the theory of multiple intelligences. He has written more than 30 books that have been translated across the world. Quick facts: Nationality: American Born: 1943 Website:   Professor Howard Gardner Professional bio:   H...
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