Daniel Goleman (born March 7, 1946) is an internationally renowned author, psychologist, science journalist, and corporate consultant.

Relevance of Goleman's research for Little Giants:

Children need the opportunity to choose their activities:

Little Giants offers many learning centers and activities. Children always decide in which activities the want to participate and choose what they want to play.

Social and emotional skills are developed through interaction with other children and adults:

At Little Giants we are one big family. Children learn from both teachers and other children. Children help each other.

Emotional attachment and relationships are important for early learning:

Especially young children need the security of a person they are emotionally attached to. Therefore Little Giants uses primary caregiving. For this reason Little Giants uses primary caregiving.