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Since the first day of school, students have taken part in our Daily 5 program. The five components are: Read to Self, Read to Someone, Listen to Reading, Word Work and Work on Writing. Within our literacy block, students take part in 3 of these tasks 
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We’re pleased to share this post from Richland Academy’s Head of School, Mrs. Marlina Oliveira, who regularly contributes her insights, research, and experiences with Inquiring Minds. I am always amazed at how quickly the summer goes by; the heat waves (although very few, if any 
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Richland’s classrooms continue to be inhabited by learning professionals exploring the principles of the Reggio philosophy.  Today, the course delegates gathered around light tables to explore the physical and metaphorical theories of light within the Reggio Inspired approach.  They interacted with materials and with one 
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As a follow-up book to her personal narrative as a teacher and researcher in Bringing Reggio Emilia Home, Louise Boyd Cadwell builds on her work in The Reggio Approach to Early Childhood Education: Bringing Learning to Life.  Cadwell “helps American educators understand what it means 
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Thank you for joining us at The Village of Richmond Hill 5 Senses Festival. We hope you enjoyed exploring your senses at the RICHLAND IMAGINATION STATION!
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A unique summer event, The Village of Richmond Hill 5 Senses Festival is a vibrant celebration of arts and culture through the exploration of our senses. With venues located across the historic Village of Richmond Hill, this two day annual festival creates a destination for 
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“Bringing Reggio Emilia Home is the first book to integrate the experiences of one American teacher on a year-long internship in the preschools of Reggio, with a four-year adaptation effort in one American school.” This personal narrative of author Louise Boyd Cadwell’s journey as a 
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Today, Richland students highlighted their scientific and inquiry learning talents at our ‘Science Inquiry Festival.’ Explorations included: the life cycle of a frog, butterflies, sensory organs, simple machines, food chains, moving bodies, and chair constructions. Congratulations to our students for their hard work and dedication 
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“Making Learning Visible: Children as Individuals and Group Learners” chronicles a research project carried out from 1997 to 1999 by Project Zero at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and by Reggio Children. The project involves teachers and pedagogistas from the Municipal Infant-toddler Centres and 
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Richland parents are actively involved with Reggio experiential learning in their own backyards! Recently, one  JK parent shared an image of “something magical” that she and her son saw right outside of their kitchen window:
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