Reggio Inspired Classroom

The city Reggio Emilia in Italy is recognized worldwide for its innovative approach to education. Its signature educational philosophy has become known as the Reggio Emilia Approach, one which many preschool programs around the world have adopted. The Reggio Emilia philosophy is based upon the following set of principles:

The Reggio Emilia approach to teaching young children puts the natural development of children as well as the close relationships that they share with their environment at the center of its philosophy. The foundation of the Reggio Emilia approach lies in its unique view of the child. In this approach, there is a belief that children have rights and should be given opportunities to develop their potential.

“Influenced by this belief, the child is beheld as beautiful, powerful,
competent, creative, curious, and full of potential and ambitious desires.“

The child is also viewed as being an active constructor of knowledge. Rather than being seen as the target of instruction, children are seen as having the active role of an apprentice. This role also extends to that of a researcher. Much of the instruction at Reggio Emilia schools takes place in the form of projects where they have opportunities to explore, observe, hypothesize, question, and discuss to clarify their understanding. Children are also viewed as social beings and a focus is made on the child in relation to other children, the family, the teachers, and the community rather than on each child in isolation.

Classroom Schedule Fall 2016

2 – 3 years: Tuesday & Thursday 9:30 am-11:30 am
3 – 4 years: Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9:30 am-12:00 pm
3.5-5 years: Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 12:00pm-3:00pm

New Classroom Schedule Fall 2017

2 – 3 years: Tuesday & Thursday 9:15 am-11:15 am
3 – 4 years: Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9:15 am-11:45 pm
3.5-5 years: Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday 12:15 pm-3:15 pm

Classroom Tuition & Fees

2 – 3 years: Tuition $60/ mo.
3  – 4 years: Tuition $85/mo.
3.5 – 5 years: Tuition $95/mo.

Yearly registration fee $45

2016-17 Quarterly Bates fees TBA

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