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Elinor Goldschmied

"(Gloucester, 1910) She was a teacher and a graduate in social psychiatry at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He worked as a teacher and later as a psychiatric social worker, she worked in the attention to early childhood development and maternal and child relationship. Her work in the Villagio fanciullo dell della mother and Milan in the late 1940s is prominent, so is her work as a consultant for kindergartens, especially 0-3 years in different cities of northern Italy, London and Barcelona. She died on February 27, 2009 at the age of 98 years. She is the creator of a play and learning proposal: The basket of treasures. This proposal (heuristic play) gives children the opportunity to discover the world from its own activities, promoting new knowledge through discovery that the child does. Elinor defends the importance of respect for the maturation and developmental stage of the child in which the adult is only an observer, without interfering in their activity, since this is who acts from his will, building his learning."1 A book to read.