Dr. Zhao is Assistant Professor and Director of Research-Chinese Youth Mental Health & Wellbeing at the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary.
Throughout the 1950s and 60s, Dr. Fraser Mustard worked as a medical researcher at Cambridge and McMaster universities.
Jean Piaget (1896-1980) was a Swiss psychologist known for his studies in determining how knowledge grows in children.
Vivian Gussin Paley is one of the pioneers behind play-based teaching and learning. She spent more than 40 years as a preschool teacher, much of it spent at the University of Chicago’s Laboratory Schools.
Dr. Janet N. Mort is an author and former school principal and Superintendent of the Saanich School District in British Columbia. She led the implementation of the province’s 10-year plan for educational reform, and is a researcher at the Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP), at the University of British Columbia.
Dr. Robert J. Marzano is known internationally for his research in classroom strategies and design. He is the author of more than 30 books and 150 articles.
Dr. Anna Kirova is an elementary education professor at the University of Alberta. Her research interests include the social-emotional intelligence of young children, early mathematical thinking, the use of technology.
Dr. Bryan Kolb is a psychology professor and founding researcher with the Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, based out of the University of Lethbridge. He’s the author of five books, including two textbooks on subjects ranging from neuropsychology to the relationship between the brain and human behaviour. More biographical information…
Sergio Pellis Based out of the University of Lethbridge, neuroscience researcher and professor Sergio Pellis examines the relationship between a child’s brain and behaviour during development.