John Nimmo

About John Nimmo

John Nimmo is associate professor of early childhood education at Portland State University, Oregon. Previously, he was associate professor in family studies and executive director of the child study and development center, University of New Hampshire. He has 45 years of experience in the field of ECE as a teacher, director, instructor, and presenter, and is guided by a sense of hope in the brilliance of children and teachers. He is the co-author of three books: "Leading Anti-Bias Early Childhood Programs," (with Derman-Sparks & LeeKeenan, 2015), "Loris Malaguzzi and the Teachers," (with Edwards and Gandini, 2015), and "Emergent Curriculum" (with Elizabeth Jones, 1994). He is a co-producer of a film on children's rights, "The Voices of Children" (2017), and the film "Reflecting on Anti-Bias Education in Action: The Early Years" (2021).


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