I’m not going to lie. I’ve a bit obsessed with early childhood education that is inspired by Reggio Emilia, Italy. This obsession has gone on for about the last 10-12 years. I’ve read books, taken classes, discovered blogs, and even had the chance to teach an online course based on Reggio Inspired early childhood education.
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Have you heard of Reggio Emilia, Italy? I remember hearing a bit about this place when I was doing my undergraduate work, at Seattle Pacific University, in the 90’s. I was introduced to Reggio Emilia again in about 2000, when I was working on my Master’s in Reading and Literacy. The introductions were brief, maybe
I always say that Fall is my favorite time in Kindergarten, but then Spring arrives and Spring HAS to be my favorite season. I love setting up outdoor learning stations and I also love bringing the outdoors inside! I’ve learned to love the connection to the outdoors through my reading and research in Reggio Inspired
In my opinion, The Sunflower House is a classic. We read this book in my kindergarten classroom each year and the kids are always thrilled with the treasures I bring in for them to explore. My cousin is a farmer in Eastern Washington and was able to grow sunflowers this year. I’m hoping
In my opinion, The Sunflower House is a classic. We read this book in my kindergarten classroom and the kids were thrilled with the treasures I brought in for them to explore. I grabbed a few sunflowers from my cousin’s farm, when I was over there, and dried them in my garage for a