Reggio Emilia

Learning and teaching should not stand on opposite banks and just watch the river flow by; instead, they should embark together on a journey down the water. Through an active, reciprocal exchange, teaching can strengthen learning how to learn.
–Loris Malaguzzi

The community of Reggio Emilia, Italy is home to a unique education system. Its approach has inspired curriculum-reform in many, many schools. It is a constructivist approach that diverges in some ways from Piaget’s tenets. Follow the jump below to watch a short news clip about the Reggio Emilia “Wonder of Learning” exhibit which was exhibited throughout North America last year.

The Wonder of Learning

Children from the Reggio Emilia program explore shadows

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