Working in the Reggio Way: A Beginner's Guide for American Teachers

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Redleaf Press, Jun 1, 2005 - Education - 240 pages
Practical ways to bring the practices of Reggio Emilia to your classroom.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
My Experience in Reggio Emilia
2
Barriers to Taking Reggio Home
3
How to Use This Book
5
Glossary
8
Vision
11
Your View of the Child
14
The Image of the Child in Reggio Emilia
15
Progettazione
65
What Do Children Have a Right to Explore?
66
Looking at Your Current Curriculum
67
Progettazione
68
Defining Progettazione
70
Intento Progettuale or Intended Projects
72
Environmental Projects
79
Daily Life Projects
80

Values in American Schools
17
Take a Look at Your Practice
18
RealLife Examples
20
Beginning the Change Process
21
Space and Environment
25
Space
26
Reflecting on Your View of the Child
27
Looking at Your Space
28
Space in Reggio
29
Creating Change in Reggio
32
Examining Your Space
33
Changing Your Space
34
Reflecting on Your View of the Child
36
Looking at Your Ambiente
37
Ambiente in Reggio
38
Continuity and Change
40
Public versus Private Space
41
Revisiting Your Ambiente
42
Creating Change in Reggio
43
Changing Your Ambiente
44
Continuing to Think about Your Ambiente
45
The Organization of Time
49
Reflecting on Your View of the Child
50
Looking at Time in Your Program
51
Time in Reggio Emilia
52
Time in Italy
56
Time for Children to Make Their Own Connections
57
The Individual as Part of the Group
58
Looking at Your Approach to Time
60
Hypothetical Preschool Daily Schedule
61
Changing Your Schedule
62
SelfManaged Projects
81
Reflecting on Your Curriculum
82
Progettazione at Your School
83
Developing the Project Idea
87
Carrying Out the Project
88
Documenting the Project
89
Thinking about Projects in Your Program
91
Environmental Projects
92
Observation and Documentation
97
What Is Documentation?
98
Observation
100
Making Observation an Everyday Practice
104
Why Document Childrens Work?
106
Types of Documentation
108
Products of Progettazione
109
Looking at Your Program
111
Methods of Documenting
112
Segnalibro
113
FourYearOlds Painting Project
114
Tools for Documentation
115
Using Documentation
116
Creating Documentation Panels in the United States
117
Refining Your Documentation over Time
120
Families
123
What Is the Role of Families in Education?
124
Values about Parents in Reggio
125
Parent Participation
130
Parent Participation in Reggio Emilia
131
Getting Families inside the Story
133
Untitled
139
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About the author (2005)

Julianne Wurm works as an instructional reform facilitator in the San Francisco Unified School District. She has taught in inner city schools in Houston, Los Angeles and New York City and worked in preschools in Reggio Emilia, Italy.

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