When it comes to a child’s education, most parents want to ensure their children are placed in the best environment for them, with the most opportunities to learn. Children learn at different levels, and in different ways. Not every environment … Continue reading A Look Inside the Reggio Emilia Classroom Environment
Parents want the best for their kids. From those first precious days at home, to the trip to the college dorm – and beyond – moms and dads want to see their child live a fruitful life. With the best … Continue reading 6 Benefits of Reggio Emilia for Growing Children
Montessori and Reggio Emilia schools are great educational options for parents who are considering alternatives to a traditional educational approach for their children. There are many similarities between Montessori and Reggio Emilia, as well as some unique differences. It’s important … Continue reading The Similarities Between Montessori and Reggio Emilia and their Unique Differences
Every child is different and has their own unique experiences, preferences, challenges, and personality traits. That is why certain learning philosophies and classroom environments tend to have a deeper impact for certain children. As a parent, you want to ensure … Continue reading The Emerging Reggio Emilia Philosophy & What it Can Mean for Children
Providing children with the resources they need to succeed is a top priority for most parents. Those resources come in all different forms, but one of those valuable resources is a solid learning environment in which children can learn and … Continue reading What is Reggio Emilia, and How Can it Benefit Your Child?
A Riverside Magnet School (RMS) mother was drawn to the school because of her own experience at Goodwin College. She first heard about RMS while she was completing her bachelor’s degree and felt it would be the right choice for … Continue reading Riverside Magnet School: “Rewarding Community and Amazing Curriculum”
A Riverside Magnet School (RMS) parent knew that RMS was the right choice for her family from the moment she stepped foot in the school. “You can feel it when you walk in the door — RMS is a very … Continue reading Riverside Magnet School: The Impact of the Reggio Emilia Model
Have you ever watched a small child encounter something for the first time? Do you remember how they interacted with it? Did they carefully observe it, did they pick it up, shake it and listen, sniff it or lick it? … Continue reading The Hundred Languages of Children: What They Are & How They Inform Reggio Emilia Learning
Connecticut State Department of Education has named Riverside Magnet School at Goodwin College a 2016-2017 School of Distinction for the school’s extraordinary growth in the state’s Accountability Index. The achievement rests with the extraordinary SBAC scores from the school’s third … Continue reading Riverside Magnet School Recognized as a School of Distinction!
In a Reggio Emilia inspired school, children’s interests are at large and in-charge! The purpose of a Reggio Emilia education is to engage each child’s personal learning potential – in terms of both development and relationship building. In order to … Continue reading 5 Examples of Reggio Emilia Activities You’ll Find at Riverside Magnet School
In a Reggio Emilia-style elementary school, you will find instructors who use a child-guided curriculum which allows children to communicate and learn through “one hundred languages” – not just speaking, but making art, singing, engaging with nature, and developing relationships … Continue reading The Key Guiding Principles of a Reggio Emilia Elementary School
Imagine a school that offers continued enrichment for your child, even after the “school” day is over! At Riverside Magnet School, pre-K students through grade 5 can participate in the After-School Studio Program, which extends their day until 5:45pm, Monday … Continue reading Afternoon Studio: Riverside Magnet School’s After-School Enrichment Program
There is nothing more important to a parent than providing their children with access to a learning environment where they can achieve the greatest scholarly potential. All children have unique learning styles and not all classroom environments are conducive to … Continue reading What You Can Expect in a Reggio Inspired Classroom
Reggio Emilia is not new to early childhood education, but it is certainly gaining momentum across elementary and preschools nationwide. And as adoption of the Reggio approach grows, so does the need for early childhood educators who have specialized training … Continue reading How Reggio Emilia Training Can Benefit Aspiring Educators
The Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education is acclaimed for so many reasons. In this alternative philosophy, children are situated at the center of learning. Reggio Emilia communities regard children differently than traditional educational systems, even from the very … Continue reading The Role of Parents in a Reggio Emilia Education
Are you considering the different preschool or elementary school options for your child? Choosing a school is a momentous choice for parents like you, and it is important that all options be measured before deciding on the best fit for … Continue reading Reggio Emilia vs. Montessori: Which is Right for Your Child?
Congratulations! You’ve set your sights on a magnet school for your child. Whether you’re considering a pre-school or elementary magnet school like Riverside Magnet for your tyke, or sending your teen to a specialized high school like Connecticut River Academy, … Continue reading How to Get Into a Magnet School
With so many early childhood education options available to toddlers and preschoolers today, making the right choice for your child can be an overwhelming endeavor. However, it’s easy to narrow school options down by at least 50 percent, according to … Continue reading Reggio Emilia Preschools: All Your Questions, Answered