Discovery Work in the Studio

Studio Coordinator Nora Faber is busy introducing materials or languages as we call them.  By the end of November all children will have had introductions and explorations with drawing materials (oil pastels, chalk, graphite, pencil, marker), clay and wire.  Classroom teaching teams are introducing paint and paper.  We intend to offer children the skills to… continue reading

Image of the Child

The Reggio Emilia approach to education is based on nine principles that inspire and guide teaching practices.  Of the nine, the image of the child, I would argue, is the most important.  Reggio educator Carlina Rinaldi defines it by stating that “the child is a producer of culture, values, and rights, competent in learning and… continue reading