Reggio Carilia Observation

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A study was conducted at the University of Alabama at Birmingham by Lois McFadyen Christensen, PhD, and three educators at Bluff Park Elementary School. The second grade teacher, the reading coach, and the kindergarten teacher studied the effects of a deconstructed social studies curriculum using modified Reggio Emilia approach. This means that the environment is highly democratic, all classroom members are learners, and parents are actively involved and present in the learning environment. Relationships and interaction is very important in a Reggio Emilia classroom. The class serves as an active part of learning and documents that learning is happening at all times. The environment is literacy, graphic and visual art rich. All learners are
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