ERIC Number: EJ1203089
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Abstractor: As Provided
An Innovative, Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Promoting Child Health: The Reggio Emilia Approach and the Ecological Approach to Family Style Dining Program
Dev, Dipti A.; Burton, Anna; McBride, Brent A.; Edwards, Carolyn Pope; Garcia, Aileen S.
Childhood Education, v95 n1 p57-63 2019
The Reggio Emilia approach is an international example of high-quality early care and education programs and this article offers innovative, practical strategies in which Reggio Emilia-inspired educators can link this approach while implementing the research-based EAT [Ecological Approach to] Family Style Dining program to foster a positive mealtime environment and promote better health for children.
Descriptors: Reggio Emilia Approach, Early Childhood Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Child Health, Family Environment, Eating Habits, Health Promotion, Evidence Based Practice, Childrens Rights, Self Determination, Role Models, Peer Influence, Sensory Experience, Teacher Role, Student Centered Learning, Rewards, Positive Reinforcement, Family Involvement
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
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