Upshur County Schools pilot Italian early education methodology

Feb 19, 2020 755

"The teacher is a resource and the students are building responsibility, self-confidence. They are exploring and learning things on their own and guiding their own learning with the teacher as a resource," said Janet Phillips, the principal of Hodgesville Elementary School.

West Virginia Department of Education staff want to pilot the Reggio Emilia Approach in North Central West Virginia. They awarded Upshur County Schools a $15,000 grant to bring the program to our area. "We are just kind of learning as we go. But, we will definitely be looking more in depth," said Phillips.

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