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North American Reggio Emilia Alliance Summer Conference

By Nancy Walkup, posted on Jun 23, 2014

I’m just back from The North American Reggio Emilia Alliance Summer Conference (NAREA) in Albuquerque, thanks to SchoolArts and Davis Publications.


Albuquerque Museum

Albuquerque Museum

It was an intense and meaningful four-day experience, seeing old friends, making new ones, and constantly learning.

Lella Gandini, Wyatt Wade, and Carolyn Edwards

Lella Gandini, Wyatt Wade, and Carolyn Edwards

Albuquerque Museum

Most of the conference took place at the Albuquerque Museum of Science and History, which is the current site of Reggio Emilia’s The Hundred Languages of Children exhibit.

A ring around the rosy.

A ring around the rosy.

More rock stars of Reggio!

More rock stars of Reggio!

Jane and Karyn

Jane and Karyn

Wyatt and I with Reggio rock stars Lella Gandini and Carolyn Edwards

Wyatt and I with Reggio rock stars Lella Gandini and Carolyn Edwards.

Local children from the Ballet Folklorica entertained us at the closing reception

Local children from the Ballet Folklorica entertained us at the closing reception.

Albuquerque Museum

We did squeeze in a lunchtime visit to the Albuquerque Museum.

Street-artist humor

Street-artist humor