Encounters with Reggio Emilia: Relationships, Equality, and Citizenship in Our Early Learning Setting
In this paper, we discuss what it has meant for us to be inspired by Reggio Emilia’s pedagogical approach within our licensed child care and laboratory school context in Ontario, Canada. We focus on three aspects of the Reggio Emilia approach—relationships, equality, and citizenship—which we believe are interpretable across many different contexts. We speak about the importance of these aspects and offer narratives of how we have been inspired to reconceptualize our own relationships, use of language, and concept of citizenship to construct new aspirations in the early learning field.
Copyright (c) 2019 Valerie Trew, Kimberly Squires
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Authors contributing to the Journal of Childhood Studies agree to release their articles under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 International license. This licence allows anyone to share their work (copy, distribute, transmit) and to adapt it for non-commercial purposes provided that appropriate attribution is given, and that in the event of reuse or distribution, the terms of this license are made clear.
Authors retain copyright of their work and grant the journal right of first publication.
Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.