Give a brief description of the theory they developed. Include information about their early life, their training/education/career, and how they contributed to the educational field.

Topic: Contributions to education writing assignment part 1

For each of the following theorists, give a brief description of the theory they developed. Include information about their early life, their training/education/career, how they contributed to the educational field, and how their contributions affect education or schooling in the present.

John Dewey – Social Learning Theory, his role in Progressivism

Lev Vygotsky – Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD), scaffolding

Howard Gardner – Theory of Multiple Intelligences including a description of each one

Jean Piaget – Theory of Cognitive Development including ages and description of each one

Give a brief description of the theory they developed. Include information about their early life, their training/education/career, and how they contributed to the educational field.