I have trained/mentored countless teachers. No matter what their background or how many years of experience they have had, there are two factors that have to exist in order for them to “get” Reggio. In this post I will address the first one. Realizing and accepting that all children are individuals. It seems easy enough,… More Transitioning into a Reggio Teacher
There are many reasons why I love the Reggio Philosophy: It is child centered, It is idea driven, It promotes collaboration, It allows for children and adults to have an equal voice, It’s documentation displays the thinking that is shared between peers, The list goes on and on. BUT….. Reggio does have its weaknesses. One… More What About the The Other Kids?
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson Progressive School Los Angeles is doing this. A small, driven and committed group of parents is working day and night to create what is missing in the Los Angeles area. They are founding… More Daring to Create a New Vision- PS:LA
Developing Your School’s Values that will Enrich its Culture August 26-27, 2015 by reggioinspirations Two-Day Intensive for Administrators, Support Staff and Teachers on Developing Your School’s Values that will Enrich its Culture. August 26-27, 2015 in Montecito, California at Casa de Maria retreat center. How can you build a strong school with clearly defined values unique to… More Two Day Intensive for Administrators, Support Staff and Teachers: Montecito, CA Aug 26th – Aug 27th
I am curious… What does Reggio look like through the eyes of the Special Rights child here in America? There is a wide array of how the classrooms are set up for the typically functioning child, but it has been close to impossible to find images of children with challenges or documentation that speaks to… More What does Special Rights look like here?
Reggio stands on the premise that every child must be allowed the opportunity to express themselves in any of the Hundred Languages. I have found that many teachers are only fluent in a few. This is not good or bad, it is reality. Strength does not lay in knowing this truth, but in seeking the… More Paint-One of the Hundred Languages
The Compass School, a progressive private preschool in Ashburn, Virginia, is currently looking for a dynamic and talented teacher to add to our Preschool Program team. Seeking candidates who have earned a college degree (degree-seeking candidates may also apply), with significant preference given to those with prior teaching experience with designated age group. Seeking enthusiastic, energetic,… More Job Posting: The Compass School (Preschool Teacher) Ashburn, Virginia