Insights and Inspirations from Reggio Emilia captures and celebrates 30 years of the Reggio Emilia innovative presence and inspiration in North American early childhood educational thought and practice.
It is a narrative in word and image, representing the voices of teachers, scholars, and policy makers whose professional philosophies and practices have been changed by their encounters with the philosophy and practices of Reggio.
These signs of gratitude honor first and foremost the legacy of Loris Malaguzzi, who developed and constructed with collaborators and teachers what is now known around the world as the Reggio Emilia approach.
These signs honor as well his colleagues who are continuing to develop his philosophy using novel avenues fully in harmony with his dynamic view of exploring new ways and new sources of learning and relationship.
224 pages, softcover
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Table of Contents
Section One: Loris Malaguzzi, Founder and Philosopher: His Image of the Child
Section Two: A Renewed Image of the Teacher
Section Three: Children, Thought, and Learning Made Visible through Documentation
Section Four: The Hundred Languages of Children: The Role of Materials and the Atelier
Section Five: The Power of Communication
Section Six: History and Civic Awareness: Building Environments and Communities