Monday, August 19, 2013

Reggio Study Tour – A Special Opportunity for Museums

Children’s museums have been granted a remarkable opportunity with the acceptance of museum teams as part of the North American Study Group to Reggio Emilia (IT) in November. Up to 50 participants from museums along with their partners from higher ed, libraries, community organizations, early childhood, and preschools will travel to Reggio for 8 days of presentations by early childhood specialists, educators, and studio teachers; visits the infant-toddler centers and preschools; and tour the Documentation and Educational Research Center; and a daily facilitated reflection.
Registration is open for this November 9-16, 2013 Reggio Emilia Study Group opportunity for
teams from children's museums and individuals involved with children’s museums such
as designers, researchers, evaluators, architects, trustees, and educators. Program highlights include:
  • Presentations by early childhood specialists and educators, as well as studio teachers, on the aims and principles of the Reggio Emilia educational philosophy
  • Visits to the infant-toddler centers and preschools  
  • Tour of Loris Malaguzzi International Center and the Documentation and Educational Research Center
  • Facilitated reflection daily  
Core program cost is $2,720 per person/shared double room or $2,980 per person/single room. Airfare and ground transportation are not included.
Download the informational flyer.
To reserve a space, complete and return the Registration Form with the full program fee
no later than September 20, 2013.

Questions? Angela Ferrario, U.S. Liaison for Study Groups to Reggio Emilia or Jeanne Vergeront

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