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Nadine Lambert was born. A renowned researcher within educational settings, Lambert was the founder of the University of California, Berkeley's doctoral program in school psychology and served as director of this innovative program from 1965 until 2004.
The recipient of many honors in the course of an esteemed career, Lambert received the Distinguished Professional Contributions Award from the American Psychological Association (APA) in 1986 in recognition that her 'research on the social and the psychological antecedents of various childhood and adolescent mental health problems, as well as her work with hyperactive children, has contributed significantly to the improved treatment and understanding of many childhood and adolescent behavioral problems.' In 1998 the National Association of School Psychologists named Nadine Lambert a 'Living Legend,' and in 2005, she was awarded the APA Division 16 Senior Scientist Award for long-standing and exceptional contributions to the science of school psychology.
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John Dewey was born, an eminent philosopher, psychologist and champion of progressive educational and social reform, Dewey is widely considered as one of the 20th Century's greatest thinkers. A prolific writer, Dewey published influential works across a range of topics including; instrumentalism, pedagogy, epistemology, political theory, religion, pragmatism and ethics.
Among his many professional accolades, John Dewey served as president of the American Psychological Association in 1899, was awarded the prestigious Columbia University Butler Medal in 1935 for 'the distinguished character and continued vitality of his contributions to philosophy and education' and in 1968 was featured on a 30 cent stamp issued by the United States Post Office Department as part of their Prominent Americans series.
John Dewey died on the 1st June 1952 aged 92. His obituary in the New York Times noted that the best description of him was be found in the editorial written to mark his eightieth birthday: Namely, 'there are countless school children today and yesterday whose lives have been influenced in a constructive way by this one man who never shouted, and whose formally stated philosophy often is a stiff dose for more subtle minds.'
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Lois Stolz was born. A pioneer in the field of childhood education and development, Stolz served as the first president of the National Association of Nursery Education in 1929 and as the first woman to chair the Committee for the National Society for the Study of Education oversaw a landmark publication on Preschool and Parental Education; which proved instrumental in stimulating interest and groundbreaking research within child development.
In the course of a long and distinguished academic career, Stolz worked as a research associate at the Institute of Child Welfare at the University of California at Berkeley before joining the faculty of psychology at Stanford University in 1944 where she remained until her retirement in 1957. A highly respected author, 'Your Child’s Development and Guidance' published in 1940 is widely cited as Lois Meek Stolz's most important publication.
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