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Learning together with young children: a curriculum framework for reflective teachers

Deb Curtis, Margie Carter

Many curricula treat teaching as something teachers do to children. Deb Curtis and Margie Carter, best-selling authors in the early learning field, believe teaching is a collaborative process in which teachers reexamine their philosophies and practices as they facilitate learning…

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Beautiful Stuff

Cathy Weisman Topal, Lella Gandini

Encourage your kids to express their creativity as they discover, collect, sort, arrange, experiment, and think with found and recyclable “stuff.”…

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In Dialogue with Reggio Emilia

Carlina Rinaldi

The early childhood programme of Reggio Emilia, Italy, has become recognized and acclaimed as one of the best systems of education in the world. Carlina Rinaldi, former Director of the municipal early childhood centers in Reggio Emilia, and successor to Loris Malaguzzie (one of the leading pedagogical thinkers of the 20th century), has an international reputation to early years education, and has spoken on the topic around the globe…

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In the spirit of the studio: learning from the atelier of Reggio Emilia

Lella Gandini

This beautiful book describes the revolution that the Reggio Emilia atelier (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…

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Giovanni Piazza, Loris Malaguzzi, Carlina Rinaldi

The story of Laura and Daniele

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Ethics and politics in early childhood education

Gunilla Dahlberg, Peter Moss

By drawing upon the ‘Reggio approach’, other post-structural theories and new thinking about democratic politics and power, this book sets out to explore the ethical and political dimensions of early childhood services. With governments worldwide looking for ‘returns’ through their ‘investment’ in services for children, the authors argue that the importance of these services are reduced to technical and managerial matters, without informed consideration for what is best for the child.

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Brick by brick

Renzo Barazzoni

The history of the “XXV Aprile” People’s Nursery School of Villa Cella (Reggio Emilia).

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Bambini: the Italian approach to infant/toddler care

Lella Gandini, Carolyn P. Edwards

This volume is a timely contribution to the burgeoning dialogue on the Reggio Emilia approach, and features the work of prominent scholars, policymakers, researchers, administrators, and practicing teachers who have created and directed the infant-toddler care systems in four cities in Italy.

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Remida Day

The Friends of Reggio Children Association

In 1996 the Municipality of Reggio Emilia and the AGAC (the local water, gas and waste management company) came together to promote the idea that waste materials can be resources and that their use can be reinvented...

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Children, Art, Artists - The Expressive Languages of Children, The Artistic Language of Alberto Burri

Reggio Children (Edited by Vea Vecchi and Claudia Giudici)

This book is designed to offer a "guided tour" of the exhibit entitled "The Expressive Languages of Children, the Artistic Language of Alberto Burri", which included works by children ranging in age from the infant-toddler centre to the elementary school.

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Children, Spaces, Relations - Metaproject for an Environment for Young Children

Reggio Children Domus Academy Research Centre (Edited by Giulio Ceppi and Michele Zini)

The municipal infant-toddler centres and preschools of Reggio Emilia are internationally recognised as an experience of particular cultural interest and constitute a model of "relational space" dedicated to young children...

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The Wonder of Learning - The Hundred Languages of Children

Reggio Children

This large exhibition, conceived as international and already travelling the world, recounts the developments and innovative energy of Reggio Emilia's educational work.

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One City, Many Children - Reggio Emilia, a History of the Present

Reggio Children

One City, Many Children recounts the story of the birth and development of Reggio Emilia's early years services, the nido and cuola d'infanzia, a research project bringing together the voices and thoughts of many 'protagonists' and which refers to many sources.

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Idications - Preschool and Infant-Toddler Centres of the Municipality of Reggio Emilia

Reggio Children


Part One: Identity and aims of the Infant-Toddler Centres and Preschools

Part Two: Principles of the Educational Project

Part Three: Essential elements for the operation of the Infant-Toddler Centres and Preschool



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The Languages of Food - Recipes, Experiences, Thoughts

Reggio Children

Exchanging ideas, creating projects, establishing collaboration: these are events that often take place around a table during a meal and in moments of conviviality, whre the quality of the conversation becomes warmer and more empathetic.

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