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Hi everyone!I haven't been here in awhile, but I really really love this ning :-)I'm Working on a book that plots a course for a completely inclusive education protocol. Reggio philosophy as a base a…

Hi everyone!

I haven't been here in awhile, but I really really love this ning :-)

I'm Working on a book that plots a course for a completely inclusive education protocol. Reggio philosophy as a base and strategic implementation of approaches to autism education based on individual needs is the focus of the book and subsequent companion materials.......

Some of the conversations going on can be found at: …


Posted by Kathleen on March 1, 2014 at 11:56am


Hi, I need some help in how to write up my notes for a learning story. Never made one before, it's for my foundation degree assignment!


Posted by Donna Bowers on February 8, 2014 at 3:59am — 5 Comments

Snails in the garden

  • It was just the second week of school , I was busy  reviewing the curriculum for that week ,yes like the letter of the week, I am a little intimidated by the parents ,I feel like I have to show them something,like this is the letter we are learning, when I saw them coming, Buenos dias maestra ,  and before  I said anything C unfolded his shirt and proudly told me that in my garden lived snails, Really I said like if was new news to me in fact it was infested ,…

Posted by Hilda on September 24, 2013 at 1:02am — 1 Comment

Lead Teacher Position in Rockville MD Reggio Inspired Preschool (located right outside of DC)

If you know anyone in the DC area or someone looking to relocate:

The Jewish Community Center in Rockville, MD is seeking F/T Lead Teachers for the 2013-2014 school year. 

Our faculty is comprised of creative educators who believe in high quality early childhood education and study the Reggio approach. Our teachers work collaboratively to develop the curriculum around the interests and ideas of our students and to integrate Jewish…


Posted by Sandy Lanes on July 10, 2013 at 5:43am

Going to Italy soon...

Hi- Know Reggio doesn't allow individuals to visit anymore but are there are similar programs in Northern Italy where I could observe during my visit in May?

Posted by Darcie on April 5, 2013 at 9:36pm — 2 Comments

Our study of Creatures/Monsters

As I am reflecting on this interest, I wonder what the bigger questions might be.....  Why are children so interested in monsters and creatures?  Do they think they are real?  Why or why not?  What else are they afraid of?  What do they do when they are afraid?  

I feel like I have exhausted the topic of monsters, as far as classroom related activities can go, but there is a lot more than I can discuss with the class. Maybe there are some more activities we can do that will go deeper…


Posted by Lynn M. Freeman on February 20, 2013 at 11:51am

a windy day at cardboard town

hi there!  hope this finds everyone's new year starting well!

my daughter and i have been engaged in a lot of different experiences.  yesterday, we started 'cardboard town'

after making the town, she went and found some blue cellophane and said, "it is a windy day now!"  (see photo)

to follow more of our experiences, you can find me on Facebook creative childhood…


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Posted by Kim miles on October 26, 2012 at 10:32am


I'm a Director at a new Reggio Inspired preschool and I'm in dire, dire need of a teacher-site supervisor to help us grow in many areas.  We are located in North Hills, CA. If you are this wonderful teacher and have supervision experience please contact me at 818-601-8833-(7 days a week). I need someone to start immediately.  Thank you. Yessy

Posted by Yesenia Beltran on September 23, 2012 at 3:13pm

Circle of Courage

Does anyone know of any good reference materials or have any good project ideas around the circle of courage? I want to know the meaning being the circle, 4 points and colors used and have work here inspire us to inquire into first nations more deeply.

Posted by Karlee Zelmer on August 6, 2012 at 10:43am


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