Resources

Teachers gather lots of resources over the course of a year. Peruse the links and files below to learn more about your own particular interests. If you have resources to share, please contact me and I will add them to our list. If you have a blog that you would like listed in the Reggio Emilia Blogs section, please share!

TeachReggio’s Resources!

  • Atelier: Learn more about the how and why of ateliers in Reggio schools.

  • Brain Research: Learn more about neuroplasticity, how children’s brains develop and more.

  • Children and Adults as Learners: Learn more about inquiry learning, how children listen and learn, the concept of teacher-researcher and more.

  • Making Learning Visible: Learn more about pedagogical documentation in the Reggio Emilia approach and how MLV has emerged in American education.

  • Play-Based Learning: Learn more about the impact of play on learning and why, truthfully, those two words are synonymous.

  • Reggio Emilia-Inspired Blogs: Learn more about the Reggio Emilia approach from those who are in the classroom observing, documenting, reflecting and collaborating everyday.

  • Schools and Organizations: Learn more about folks who are researching, wrestling with and applying Reggio inspiration in their school and organizations.

  • Tinkering: Learn more about the educational benefits of tinkering in the classroom…and learn how inspiring and fun it is!

Have a resource you want to share? Click here and tell TeachReggio readers about it and include your own website!

I want to also bring attention to a resource that really deserves its own category. The Wheelock Documentation Studio at Wheelock College is an amazing online resources as well as professional development resource for educator workshops. Check them out here!

Video Documentation!

Amusement Park for Birds

The City of Reggio – The Boys’ City

Learning is a Team Sport (project with Ben Mardell)

Thinking Big: Extending Emergent Curriculum Projects

Videatives

Documentation: Transforming Our Perspective

Books!

Authentic Childhood:Exploring Reggio Emilia in the Classroom by Susan Fraser

The Hundred Languages of Children: The Reggio Emilia Approach – Advanced Reflections by Edwards, Gandini and Forman

First Steps Toward Teaching the Reggio Way by Joanne Hendrick

Bambini: The Italian Approach to Infant/Toddler Care by Gandini and Edwards

Re-Imagining Childhood: The inspiration of Reggio Emilia education principles in South Australia by Rinaldi

The Diary of Laura: Perspectives on a Reggio Emilia Diary by Edwards and Rinaldi

The Play’s the Thing: Teachers’ Roles in Children’s Play by Jones and Reynolds

Visible Learners: Promoting Reggio-Inspired Approaches in all Schools

In Dialogue with Reggio Emilia by Rinaldi

Empowering Pedagogy for Early Childhood Education by Beverlie Dietze and Diane Kashin

And other books not specifically Reggio Emilia inspired…

Journey with Children by Frances Hawkins

The Roots of Literacy by David Hawkins

The Informed Vision by David Hawkins

Understanding Young Children’s Behavior by Jillian Rodd

The School and Society by John Dewey

The Child and the Curriculum by John Dewey

Learning and Leading with Habits of Mind: 16 Essential Characteristics for Success by Costa and Kallick

Please also visit Reggio Emilia Inspired Preschool Education and follow Shelley @mindfulteachnc for more resources. For teaching inspiration, check out Shelley on Pinterest at Mindful Teach.

© 2016 Shelley Welch