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ERIC Number: EJ668474
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-1054-0040
"Fine Designs" from Italy: Montessori Education and the Reggio Emilia Approach.
Edwards, Carolyn Pope
Montessori Life, v15 n1 p34-39 Win 2003
Provides an overview and a comparison of Montessori education and the Reggio Emilia approach. Considers historical origins, foundational philosophical premises, and concepts about child development and learning of these two approaches. Compares their organization for decision-making about environment, curriculum, instructional methods, observation, assessment, and teacher preparation. Concludes that although the two approaches are similar in many respects, they have many differences regarding principle and strategy. (KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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