Critical Explorers

Critical Explorers, a non-profit organization, creates and shares inquiry-based curricula and teaching approaches that support critical exploration in public school classrooms. CE also runs teacher education programs in the summer.

The Jean Piaget Society

The Jean Piaget Society, established in 1970, has an international, interdisciplinary membership of scholars, teachers and researchers interested in exploring the nature of the developmental construction of human knowledge. They conduct an annual conference in June that scholars and practitioners who work with CEC often attend.

The John Dewey Society

The John Dewey Society (JDS) provides a space for building and sustaining the networks of students and scholars of the philosophy of John Dewey and American Pragmatism. Many practitioners and theorists of CEC also draw upon Dewey in their work.

LEARNing Landscapes

LEARNing LandscapesTM Journal is an open access, peer-reviewed, online education journal that attempts to make links between theory and practice and is built upon the principles of partnership, collaboration, inclusion, and attention to multiple perspectives and voices.

Susan Jean Mayer

Susan Jean Mayer is a developmental learning and democratic curriculum theorist whose research focuses on the ways in which content understandings are generated during classroom discussions. In particular, she has studied the distinguishing features of Critical Exploration in the Classroom.