Portland-State-University 2023-2024 Bulletin

ECED 427 Inspirations in Early Childhood Education: The Reggio Emilia Approach

Explore educational inspirations central to the infant, toddler and preprimary schools of Reggio Emilia, Italy, and unpacks the implications of this cultural and political context. Through readings, video, and dialogue, examine core concepts including image of the child, the hundred languages of children, the atelier, the environment as third teacher, project work, pedagogical documentation, and the role of family and civic participation. Engage in in-depth exploration of an issue or topic of particular relevance.




Undergraduate early childhood education coursework or teaching experience with young children or instructor's approval.
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