Reggio Emilia. Montessori. No, this isn’t the beginning of an Italian restaurant’s diner menu. Montessori schools and Reggio Emilia schools share a lot of similarities, but there are three main differences between them.
Up until now, our series explaining the basics of Reggio Emilia have been focused on children. (Which makes sense.) But there are two very important groups of people who have to be involved for the goals of Reggio Emilia to work: teachers and parents.
After receiving hundreds of nominees throughout the year and a ton of great feedback from families on the Teacher of Year Nominees, we are pleased to announce Ms. Niki as the 2020 LSP National Teacher of the Year.
One of the great parts about the Reggio Emilia Philosophy is that many of its principles and methods weave in and around one another. They link together to create a really unified idea of how to interact and educate the next generation of kids.
Think back to your favorite class in school. It can be as far back as kindergarten or more recently as high school or college. Do you get warm-fuzzies thinking about Mrs. or Mr. So-and-so and their classroom? Do you remember feeling relaxed and happy to be there? Now think about your least favorite class. The […]
As parents, we must ensure selections are age-appropriate, ask questions before, after and during the book. Encourage your children to play/act out the plot. Bring your books to life and make reading fun for everyone involved.