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Master of Science in Education (MSEd)
Compares the progressive philosophies of education of the municipal infant-toddler centers and preprimary schools of Reggio Emilia, and Bank Street College of Education and its School for Children. The histories and theoretical origins of each philosophy of education are introduced. Elaborations on the fundamental principles of each are provided, including discussions of the creation of learning environments, the perception of children's learning, the roles of teachers, and the place of the community. Throughout the text, cultural frameworks are made evident, in order to reflect on the influence that culture and history have on the ways in which progressive philosophies of education take form.
Della Croce, M. (1996). Interpretations of Progressive Education: A Comparative Study of the Philosophies of Education of the Municipal Early Childhood Schools of Reggio Emilia and the Bank Street College of Education. New York : Bank Street College of Education. Retrieved from http://educate.bankstreet.edu/independent-studies/5
Educational Methods Commons, International and Comparative Education Commons, Pre-Elementary, Early Childhood, Kindergarten Teacher Education Commons, Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education Commons