2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

EDCI 62203 Constructivist Pedagogy of Reggio Emilia

The purpose of this course is provide students with an opportunity for a study abroad experience in participation with other early childhood professionals across the U.S. who will visit the city of Reggio Emilia, Italy.  This experience will afford students an opportunity to learn about a system of exemplary municipal infant-toddler centers and preschools in Reggio Emilia with an aim to advance students' understanding of constructivist practices and with these understandings strengthen practices with young children and families. As part of their continuing professional growth, participating students will have the opportunity to serve as mentors as well as act as ambassadors for Northwest Missouri State University abroad and in the U.S., both locally and nationally.