David W. & Roger T. Johnson
Chief Executive Officer, National Education Consultant Effective Schools Productions, Ltd. Okemos, Michigan
Roger and David Johnson are brothers and co-directors of the Cooperative Learning Center at the University of Minnesota. Since the mid-1960s, they have worked to implement cooperative learning and constructive conflict resolution procedures in all levels of schooling (preschool through graduate school). Illustrating the productive interaction among theory, research, and practice and recognized all over the world, their work on cooperative learning may be the single most important strategy for improving learning in classrooms and schools in the last 70 years.
Nominated by: James Perry