An alternative application for team spirit: Reggio Emilia
Keywords:Reggio Emilia, cooperation, communication, early childhood education, teacher, parent
In the current research, Reggio Emilia, an alternative application model based on the problems experienced within the content of communication and cooperation in preschool education, was studied. In this purpose, the history, values and principles of Reggio Emilia, its curriculum, teacher-child, teacher-parent, child-child, teacher-teacher communication and cooperation and a sample Reggio Emilia project were explained. In the quest of an alternative application model to provide necessary communication and cooperation and work with all factors comprising education in the sense of a team spirit, it is likely to say that Reggio Emilia is a striking approach. Understanding the philosophy and process of communication and cooperation realized in Reggio Emilia approach would make teachers, parents and administrators attain a different point of view and in this way, would help form a strong and effective communication and cooperation between all the factors comprising preschool education.
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