Authentic Childhood: Experiencing Reggio Emilia in the Classroom / Edition 1

Authentic Childhood: Experiencing Reggio Emilia in the Classroom / Edition 1

by Susan Fraser, Carol Gestwicki
     
 

"Authentic Childhood: Experiencing Reggio Emilia in the Classroom" introduces readers to the principles of the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education. Developed at the preschools and infant-toddlers center in Reggio Emilia, Italy, this program has received international attention. It offers examples of how Reggio principles have enhanced classroom

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"Authentic Childhood: Experiencing Reggio Emilia in the Classroom" introduces readers to the principles of the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education. Developed at the preschools and infant-toddlers center in Reggio Emilia, Italy, this program has received international attention. It offers examples of how Reggio principles have enhanced classroom practices of a variety of child educators and how those involved with Reggio principles have enhanced their own classroom practices. A practical and inspiring work, this book introduces the principles that guide excellent preschools.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766825444
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/20/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword. Acknowledgements. Chapter1: Experiencing Ideas from Reggio Emilia. Chapter2: The Image of the Child. Chapter3: The Role of the Teacher. Chapter4: Relationships. Relationships with Families. Chapter5: The Environment as the Third Teacher. Chapter6: Documentation. Chapter7: Negotiating the Curriculum. Chapter8: The Investigating Classroom. Chapter9: Aesthetics in the Program. Chapter10: the Hundred Languages of Children. Appendix. Teachers, Questionnaires.

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