Understanding the Reggio Approach: Early Years Education in Practice

Understanding the Reggio Approach: Early Years Education in Practice

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by Linda Thornton, Pat Brunton
     
 

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A much-needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Reggio Approach and philosophy, this book:


  • provides an overview of the historical and social background of the Reggio Approach

  • encourages practitioners to look at their individual settings and existing practice in relation to the

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Overview

A much-needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Reggio Approach and philosophy, this book:


  • provides an overview of the historical and social background of the Reggio Approach

  • encourages practitioners to look at their individual settings and existing practice in relation to the Approach

  • focuses upon key ideas that practitioners can consider when reviewing and redesigning their practice

  • includes sections entitled "Things to Think About" that can serve as an agenda for training sessions

  • can be used as a training framework for those undertaking Continuing Professional Development.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
‘Linda Thornton and Pat Brunton have been immersed in the field for many years and write authoritatively, with understanding and clarity. The book is thoroughly up to date and offers a useful reference source. This book is very welcome, it is accessible, readable and sound.’ (Review of the first edition in ReFocus, Journal of the UK Reggio Network, Summer 2005)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843122418
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/24/2006
Series:
Understanding the... Approach Series
Pages:
114
Product dimensions:
0.24(w) x 9.69(h) x 7.44(d)

Meet the Author

Pat Brunton is director of alc associates ltd. and provides consultancy and training for local authorities, children's centres, nurseries and schools across the UK.

Linda Thornton has over thirty years experience in education and childcare. As a director of alc associates ltd. she currently provides consultancy and training for local authorities, children’s centres, nurseries and schools across the UK.

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