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Reggio Emilia: Lessons in Early Childhood Education

Posted by Linda Small on Nov 19, 2015 3:10:30 PM


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We stood among the midday bustle of Piazza Prampolini.

As I soaked in the sights and sounds of small-town, Italy, a thought occurred to me.

This place--Reggio Emilia--and its people paved the way for us, as education professionals, to do what we do. Its school is the genesis of the approach that changed the way the world sees early childhood education.

During a trip to Italy this summer, a group of Fisher College faculty, myself included, and students made a trip to village near the northern Italian city of Bologna.

The trip gave the students firsthand experience at the source of one of the most popular modern early childhood education approaches.

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A Career in Early Childhood Education Will Keep You Moving

Posted by Theodore Kokoros on Apr 30, 2015 6:22:40 PM

Are you the type of person who could never seem themselves sitting in a cubicle for nine hours a day? Are you the type of person who likes to be outside a lot? Are you the type of person who enjoys active games and sports? If so Early Childhood Education (ECE) may be the field for you.

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