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The Reggio Emilia System
A discussion on Reggio Emilia's approach to northern Italian pre-school education.
# 133193 | 2,500 words | 10 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Education (Theory) , Education (Early Childhood)

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The paper discusses how Reggio Emilia's approach to northern Italian pre-school education has been widely embraced by scholars abroad. The paper relates that the rights of the child are strongly promoted, the child of 0 to 6 years is shown equality with adults and criticism notes that the 'success' of the method is asserted by its practitioners. The paper considers that pPerhaps children do need teachers to guide, inspire, lead and sometimes direct.

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"The Infant-Toddler centres and pre-schools established in Reggio Emilia, Italy, drew much interest for their view of the teacher as fellow learner. Parents are encouraged to join in school activities as possible towards a truly democratic and dynamic environment in which adults share understanding of graphic and artistic communication. The Reggio Emilia system has raised helpful questions as to how the child is regarded, the teacher's role and pedagogy before the age of 6. Reggio Emilia ideas are now fairly popular in North America where early childhood education has..."

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