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Julianne P. Wurm

Biography:

Julianne Wurm is the author of a best-selling Working in the Reggio Way: A Beginner's Guide for American Teachers, which is based on the original research she conducted while living in Italy and studying the famous schools of Reggio Emilia. She began her career as a member of Teach for America, teaching in inner-city Houston, East Los Angeles, and the Bronx, New York. She taught for 10 years and served as a teacher coach and school administrator in the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to working on more book projects, Julianne collaborates with a number of brands to curate live events and develop engaging experiences. She also presents workshops focused on her research and implementation of the Reggio approach to education, and she consults on education topics. Ms. Wurm holds a bachelors degree in political science from California State University, Chico. She earned her MA in curriculum design and EdM in early childhood education from Teachers College at Columbia University, where she also completed her EdD.

Julianne P. Wurm's Books

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  • Working in the Reggio Way: A Beginner's Guide for American Teachers

    Author: Julianne P. Wurm   Forward: Celia Genishi
    Product Code: 411401
    ISBN: 978-192961064-8

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    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. Softbound, 224 pgs.

     
  • MORE Working in the Reggio Way

    Author: Julianne P. Wurm
    Product Code: 411402
    ISBN: 978-0-9911658-0-3

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    A response to the questions about and reactions to Julianne Wurm's Working in the Reggio Way, this book combines research and insights to explore even more aspects of Reggio-inspired practices. It includes a discussion about Wurm's decade-long journey and experiences working in Reggio Emilia schools, examines the challenges American educators encounter, dissects assemblea and sopratutto—overarching lessons from inside the schools of Reggio—and more. This book will guide your journey to work in Reggio-inspired ways.

    Softbound.

    Available June 2014.

     
  • Working in the Reggio Way Set

    Author: Julianne P. Wurm
    Product Code: 411403
    ISBN: 411403

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    Includes one copy each of Working in the Reggio Way and More Working in the Reggio Way.

     
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