Bambini The Italian Approach to Infant/Toddler Care

ISBN-10: 080774008X

ISBN-13: 9780807740088

Edition: 2001

Authors: Lella Gandini, Carolyn Pope Edwards, Constance Kamii

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List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Publication date: 2/20/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Introductionp. 1
Contexts of Caregiving: History, Culture, Family, and Politics
Infant Care in the United States and How the Italian Experience Can Helpp. 15
Infant-Toddler Centers in Italy Today: Tradition and Innovationp. 23
Change in Italian National Policy for Children 0-3 Years Old and Their Families: Advocacy and Responsibilityp. 38
Vision, Strategy, and Innovation: Experiences from Different Cities in Italy
Reggio Emilia: The Image of the Child and the Child's Environment as a Fundamental Principlep. 49
Reggio Emilia: Experiencing Life in an Infant-Toddler Center: Interview with Cristina Bondavallip. 55
Milan: Meeting New Kinds of Family Needsp. 67
Parma: Supporting the Work of Teachers Through Professional Development, Organization, and Administrative Supportp. 78
Pistoia: Creating a Dynamic, Open System to Serve Children, Families, and Communityp. 89
Notable Practices: Strategies, Reasons, and Narratives
Inserimento: A Strategy for Delicately Beginning Relationships and Communicationsp. 109
Two Reflections About Documentationp. 124
Traces of Childhood: A Child's Diaryp. 146
Inclusion: Dario's Storyp. 152
Reflections by Participant-Observers and Research Collaborators
Knowing and Learning in an Educational Context: A Study in the Infant-Toddler Centers of the City of Pistoiap. 167
Research as a Partnership for Learning Together: Studying the Growth of Relationships Inside the Nidop. 181
Quando c'e' Figli (When There Are Children): Observations on Italian Early Childhoodp. 200
Conclusions for Now, Questions and Directions for the Futurep. 216
About the Editors and the Contributorsp. 227
Indexp. 231
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