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I am new to being Reggio inspired, do all my things need to be wooden and natural?

In one word. No. I believe being Reggio inspired is more about embracing the philosophy and the way you view children, which in turn affects the way you teach.  I can’t recall anyone saying that your toys and class have to look a certain way. Of course the schools in Reggio are beautiful. But, they …

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Your expectations of a toddler

As a teacher who studied early childhood development, I am aware of the different stages that children typically go through. Of course, every child is different and develops at their own pace and the timeline for developmental milestones are broad. What are your expectations? What I have found helpful is to adjust my expectations.  Sometimes …

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What are the differences between Reggio and Montessori?

What are the differences between Reggio and Montessori? You might be wondering what exactly are the differences between these two teaching methods and philosophy? Don’t panic I am here to break it down for you and show you what makes the Reggio approach different to Montessori. I am not one to say which approach to …

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