These are the people that excite me most about teaching these days. They are educational researchers, psychologists, early childhood specialists, authors, parents, and everyday people. I have included only one link for brevity, but each person has a whole canon of work that is incredible. There are many other people who have positively influenced my teaching, but for simplicity, I'll keep it at these four.
Educational Theorist, Computer Scientist
Speaker and Advisor on Arts Education
Parent Educator, RIE Parenting