Next Steps Toward Teaching the Reggio Way

Next Steps Toward Teaching the Reggio Way : Accepting the Challenge to Change

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For Curriculum in Early Childhood and Issues in Early Childhood courses.More than a presentation of the Reggio Emilia philosophy, yet not a "how to do it" volume, this new text is a progress report of the steps American and Canadian teachers have taken in the last six years toward teaching the Reggio Emilia way. Comprising chapters by the leading advocates of the Reggio Emilia approach, it examines how real teachers in real classrooms are applying the principles of Reggio Emilia on an everyday basis. By combining discussion of Reggio Emilia concepts with examples of their application in American schools, it explores this emergent curriculum and helps future teachers see how to advocate for it in their own school or program.show more

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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 154.94 x 228.6 x 15.24mm | 385.55g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2nd Revised ed.
  • 013049657X
  • 9780130496577
  • 1,208,460

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO REGGIO EMILIA. 1. A Brief Reggio Emilia Story, Lella Gandini. 2. Foundations of the Reggio Emilia Approach, Lella Gandini. 3. Dewey, Piaget, Vygotsky: Connections with Malaguzzi and the Reggio Approach, Baji Rankin. II. REGGIO EMILIA AS SEEN THROUGH AMERICAN EYES. 4. Reggio Emilia and American Schools: Telling Them Apart and Putting Them Together-Can We Do It?, Joanne Hendrick. 5. Being There: Reflections on a First-Time Visit to Reggio Emilia, Jeanne Goldhaber, Beth Dall, Nicole DiMario, Sara Lovell, Kelly Morrison. III. THE CHALLENGE TO CHANGE. 6. The Challenges of the Reggio Emilia Approach, Lilian Katz. IV. ACCEPTING THE CHALLENGE TO CHANGE BY CHANGING RELATIONSHIPS. 7. Creating, Encouraging, and Supporting Relationships at Chicago Commons Child Development Program, Karen Haigh. 8. Teachers as Co-Inquirers: Fostering Positive Relationships in a Multicultural Community, Shareen Abramson, Kabeljit Atwal. 9. Thinking with Parents About Learning, Brenda Fyfe, Sally Miller Hovey, Jennifer Strange. 10. Parents as Partners, Mary Hartzell, Becky Zlotoff. 11. Caregiving Through a Relationship Lens, Carolyn Pope Edwards. 12. The Relational Rights of Children in Our Care, Alexandrea Doherty. V. ACCEPTING THE CHALLENGE TO CHANGE BY DOING PROJECT WORK. 13. Conversations with Children, Louise Boyd Cadwell, Brenda Fyfe. 14. The Challenge of Reggio Emilia's Research: One Teacher's Reflections, Donna Carloss Williams, Rebecca Kantor. 15. There It Is! Exploring the Permanence of Objects and the Power of Self with Infants and Toddlers, Nicole May, Rebecca Kantor, Michele Sanderson. 16. Embracing Snow: A Story of Negotiated Learning, Pam Oken-Wright. VI. ACCEPTING THE CHALLENGE TO CHANGE BY CREATING THE APPROPRIATE SETTINGS. 17. Reflecting on Changes Within Our Learning and Living Environments at Chicago Commons, Karen Haigh. 18. The Atelier Environment: Recognizing the Power of Materials as Languages, Charles Schwall. 19. In Our Real World: An Anatomy of Documentation, Barbara Burrington, Susan Sortino VII. ACCEPTING THE CHALLENGE TO CHANGE ON A LARGER SCALE. 20. Reflections on a Journey of Inspiration: Teacher Change in Public Education, Sandra Miller, Sonya Stoptaugh. VIII. CREATING A VISION FOR FUTURE CHANGE: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? 21. Experiences in Advocacy: Expanding the Role of the Early Childhood Educator, Judith Allen Kaminsky with Margie Cooper, Jeanne Goldhaber, Karen Haigh.show more

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