Exploring Ideas from Reggio Emilia in American Context
This course offers an in-depth exploration of the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education. Learn how its theory, philosophy, and principles relate to current early childhood education practices.
What you can learn.
- Understand the Reggio method for early childhood education
- Use Reggio concepts for designing your classroom environment
- Learn the Reggio cycle of observation, documentation, and curriculum Include art and expression in your classroom.
About this course:An in-depth exploration of the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education. Learn how its theory, philosophy, and principles relate to current early childhood education practices. Emphasizes U.S. translations and adaptations. Covers history, context, the image of the child, relationships and interactions, rhythm of the day, role of teachers, documentation, long-term projects, and U.S. adaptations. Applies toward Title 22 Regulations and Title 5 Child Development Permits; elective course for both Basic and/or Advanced Core Certificates.
Winter 2021 Schedule
These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.
Please note that while late enrollment into a course is acceptable up to four days after the course start date, it is the responsibility of each student to acquire all required books and course materials by the time they are needed in the course. Internet access required. Materials required.