The Hundred Languages of Children

The Hundred Languages of Children : The Reggio Emilia Experience in Transformation

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Why does the city of Reggio Emilia in northern Italy feature one of the best public systems of early education in the world? This book documents the comprehensive and innovative approach that utilizes the "hundred languages of children" to support their well-being and foster their intellectual development. * Contributions from leaders from Reggio Emilia and international scholars from Europe and North America, including Loris Malaguzzi, Carlina Rinaldi, Vea Vecchi, Howard Gardner, Gunilla Dahlberg, and others * Illustrated with photographs of the teachers and children in the Reggio Emilia schools as well as drawings from the children of the Reggio Emilia preschools * A bibliography with references and sources follows each chapter * An index provides access to names, concepts, and themes discussed across many of the different chapters

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  • Paperback | 411 pages
  • 154 x 232 x 34mm | 698.53g
  • ABC-CLIO
  • Greenwood Press
  • Westport, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • black & white illustrations, colour plates
  • 0313359814
  • 9780313359811
  • 8,877

About Carolyn Edwards

Carolyn Pope Edwards is a Willa Cather professor at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, with joint appointments in the Departments of Psychology and Child, Youth, and Family Studies. Lella Gandini is Reggio Children liaison in the United States for the Dissemination of the Reggio Emilia Approach and associate editor of Innovations in Early Education: The International Reggio Exchange. George Forman is professor emeritus of education at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and president of Videatives, Inc.

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