Reggio Emilia Encounters: Children and Adults in Collaboration

Reggio Emilia Encounters: Children and Adults in Collaboration

By: Pat Wharton (editor), Linda Kinney (editor)Hardback

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The documentation of young children's learning plays a vital role in the pre-schools of Reggio Emilia. This leading edge approach to bringing record-keeping and assessment into the heart of young children's learning is envied and emulated by educators around the world. This inspiring book is based upon a documentary approach successfully implemented by Stirling Council in Scotland, whose pre-school educators experienced dramatic improvements in their understandings about young children, how they learn and the potential unleashed in successfully engaging families in the learning process. This approach; which is based on careful listening to children and observation of their interests and concerns, centres around recording and commentating on children's learning through photos, wall displays, videos and a variety of different media. This follow-up text is an accessible and lively companion to the An Encounter with Reggio Emilia: Children's Early Learning made Visible. It will encourage the reader to develop a deeper understanding of the approach and will show how the authors have seen a complete paradigm shift for those already working with documentation as a result of the guidance laid out in their previous book. Drawing on the experiences of practitioners and collaborators, the authors offer a framework from which any early years educator can easily adapt and develop in their own educational setting.

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About Author

Pat Wharton is an early years pedagogical consultant, Stirling, UK. Linda Kinney was formerly Assistant Chief Executive, Stirling Council, UK.

Contents

Introduction : Why this Book? Pat Wharton & Liz Greig 1. Children and Adults in Collaboration : Current Perspectives Karen McLaughlin & Yvonne Thomson 2. Children and Adults in Collaboration : An engagement with the Learning Group process Sharron McIntosh 3. Children and Adults in Collaboration : Learning is infectious Annie Miller & Lorna Willows 4. Children and Adults in Collaboration : Change as an Opportunity Jackie Dupont & Wendie Garnett 5. Children and Adults in Collaboration : Powerful Images Visible Learning Brian Hartley 6. Children and Adults in Collaboration : Making Learning Visible through the use of New Technologies Sharon Milne & Wendie Garnett 7. Children and Adults in Collaboration : Making Learning Visible Tanya Starkey 8. Making Learning Visible : Pedagogical Documentation : Sustaining this Approach Linda Kinney

Product Details

  • publication date: 13/01/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781138841741
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 120
  • ID: 9781138841741
  • weight: 598
  • ISBN10: 1138841749

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