In the Spirit of the Studio

In the Spirit of the Studio : Learning from the Atelier of Reggio Emilia

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As the authors state in their opening chapter, "prepare to be amazed." This beautiful book describes the revolution that the Reggio Emiliaatelier (art studio) brought to the education of young children in Italy, and follows that revolution across the ocean to North America. It explores how the experiences of children interacting with rich materials in the atelier affect an entire school's approach to the construction and expression of thought and learning.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 177.8 x 251.46 x 12.7mm | 430.91g
  • Teachers' College Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations (chiefly col.)
  • 080774591X
  • 9780807745915
  • 137,136

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"This book will help to promote a vibrant and creative approach to learning that will enrich American children's educational experience." - Barbara and Eric Carle, author and illustrator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar. "It's now widely understood that the preschools of; Reggio Emilia are among the most important educational endeavors of the last century. Theoretically grounded and eminently practical, drawing on experiences in Italy and the United States, this book probes deeply into the atelier, the heartland of a Reggio-inspired school." - Howard Gardner, author of Changing Minds and Good Work; "A book that is intended to reveal the meaning of the atelier in the world of schools and learning gives me nothing but joy and receives my warmest support." - From the Foreword by Vea Vecchi, Atelierista, 1970-2001, Diana School, Reggio Emilia, Italy Consultant, Reggio Children s.r.I."show more

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