Are you curious about the Reggio Emilia approach but not quite sure where to begin? Working in the Reggio Way helps early childhood teachers bring the reflective, high-quality practices of Reggio Emilia to American programs. Based on an American teacher's experience observing and working in the schools of Reggio Emilia, Italy, this book informs you about the practical, day-to-day elements of Reggio-inspired ways.
You will learn about the:
Physical environment and space in which children learn
Organization of both the children's and teacher's time
Reggio approach to curriculum through progettazione, or projects
Observation, documentation, and questioning that give life to the curriculum
Participation of family and community in the learning process
Working in the Reggio Way asks you to reexamine your view of the child, and to align your program with your values, the hallmark of Reggio practice. It also includes interactive activities for individual or group reflection to help transform your work with Reggio tools. 224 pgs.
Working in the Reggio Way: A Beginner's Guide for American Teachers
The Language of Art: Inquiry-Based Studio Practices in Early Childhood Settings
Take Time to See Through Children's Eyes CD
To See Takes Time DVD
Doing the Right Thing for Children (e-book): Eight Qualities of Leadership
Roots and Wings Instructor's Guide (e-book)
Theories of Attachment Instructor's Guide (e-book)