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Re: Reggio Emelia


From: Vicki Leishman (vicki_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Fri Oct 08 2004 - 03:30:53 PDT

There is at least one Reggio Emilia school here in Perth. Many educational
approaches once considered 'alternative' are slowly becoming part of
mainstream education in Australia, and are being taught as part of teacher
education in Australian universities.

Perth, Western Australia

At 06:03 PM 10/8/2004, you wrote:

>In a message dated 10/8/04 3:37:41 AM, writes:
>>Kathy you might be interested in the Reggio Emilia approach towards
>>education. In 2001, The Western Australian Museum in cooperation with
>>the Meerilinga Young Children's Foundation put on an excellent display of
>>children's work using the approach described below.
>Yes, Vicki! The Reggio thinking fascinates many TAB teachers. This
>arts-centered preschool program has amazing results and produces exhibits
>better than most anybody. I know that some schools in the U.S. have
>adopted this approach; are there any Reggio-type teachers on this list?
>kathy douglas