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Helge Wasmuth, PhD

Dr. Wasmuth’s research interests include developmentally appropriate practices in early childhood education, history of early childhood education, philosophy of education, and innovative teaching methods in online learning. Dr. Wasmuth has published on history of early childhood education in Germany (now being translated for an American audience) and was interviewed in a documentary, History of Kindergarten, about Friedrich Fröbel. He regularly presents at international conferences, most recently at the 7th Biennial Fröbel Conference (International Fröbel Society) in Kassel, Germany. Dr. Wasmuth recently participated in an interview with the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning, on play-based versus academic approaches in early childhood education (