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Reggio Emilia Approach

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An approach to early childhood education originating in the municipal preprimary schools of Reggio Emilia, Italy, characteristics of which include emphasis on children's symbolic representations (including drawing, sculpture, dramatic play, and writing), documentation of the children's experiences in long-term projects, and extensive involvement of parents and the community
Category: Educational Process: Classroom Perspectives
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Reggio Emilia Preschools
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Art Activities
Cooperative Learning
Early Childhood Education
Experiential Learning
Parent Participation
Student Centered Curriculum
Student Projects
Added to ERIC: 2/10/2000