"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle."
The first to recognize that the play of childhood was learning, he created the first children's picture book called "The World Illustrated"
Concluded that a child's mode of thinking is through hands-on learning experiences
Children's Garden (Kindergarten) started in Germany
Hull House, a settlement house for immigrants, establishes a day nursery.
National Association for the Education of Young Children is founded. Now over 100,000 members and 400 affiliates
National Association for Family Day Care is founded.
The U.S. Department of Education establishes Even Start, a parent education/literacy program.
Child Care and Development Grant is enacted.
Bill Clinton reestablishes the White House Conference on Children.