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Women Educators and Philosophers: A Crowdsourced Celebration

David Loitz

The majority of teachers in this country are women, their impact on the history of education is vast, but only a few are covered in textbooks on education or talked about among the major thinkers in the history of education. Their wisdom, experience and action research in and out of the classroom has helped shape the history of education. I thought it would be great to celebrate some of the women educators that inspire us, and celebrate some of the texts we look to and shape our own teaching.

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  • David Loitz

    I would my 4 and 5th grade teachers. Then Deb Meier, Vivian Gussin Paley, Jill Ostrow, and Grace Lee Boggs. You?

  • Lindsey Smith

    David, who has inspired you the most?