Examining the Reggio Emilia Approach to Early Childhood Education

  title={Examining the Reggio Emilia Approach to Early Childhood Education},
  author={Valarie Mercilliott Hewett},
  journal={Early Childhood Education Journal},
Reggio Emilia, a prosperous region in Northern Italy, is the site of one of the most innovative, high-quality city-run infant-toddler and pre-primary systems in the world. The Reggio Emilia Approach to early childhood education draws from the ideas of many great thinkers, yet it is much more than an eclectic mix of theories. With that in mind, the following points concerning the learner, the instructor, and knowledge serve to guide the Reggio Emilia Approach to educating young children: the… 
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