Playing with the bambinos

Jan 25, 2019 514

BY: Amelia Cook Fontella

If you’ve never heard of it, Reggio Emilia might sound like a brand of Italian wine. And as you might suspect, it does refer to a place in Italy. But it also refers to a philosophy of working with young children that was developed after World War II in the villages around Reggio Emilia, Italy.

One of its foundational concepts is “the hundred languages of children,” meaning that children explore and express themselves in many different ways: through words, movement, art, music and play. These principles are the inspiration for The Wonder of Learning: The Hundred Languages of Children, a traveling multimedia exhibit that highlights the innovative ideas of the Reggio Emilia approach.

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SOURCE: https://isthmus.com/

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