Archive for April, 2013

The Third Teacher: Learning Through the Environment

In the 1940s, Italian educator Loris Malaguzzi developed the Reggio Emilia Approach, a style of preschool and primary school education in which young students are encouraged to initiate self-guided explorations of both their physical environment and their immediate social community. Unlike traditional educational practices where there is a distinct student-teacher hierarchy, the Reggio Emilia Approach […]