Art and Creativity in Reggio Emilia: Exploring the Role and by Vea Vecchi

By Vea Vecchi


This publication explores the contribution of and artwork and creativity to early schooling, and examines the position of the atelier (an arts workshop in a faculty) and atelierista (an educator with an arts historical past) within the pioneering pre-schools of Reggio Emilia. It does so throughout the detailed event of Vea Vecchi, one of many first atelieristas to be appointed in Reggio Emilia in 1970.


Part memoir, half dialog and half mirrored image, the e-book presents a special insider point of view at the pedagogical paintings of this impressive neighborhood venture, which remains to be a resource of idea to early adolescence practitioners and coverage makers worldwide.



Vea’s writing, filled with attractive examples, attracts the reader in as she explains the historical past of the atelier and the evolving position of the atelierista. Key issues of the booklet comprise:



• approaches of studying and data construction


• the speculation of the hundred languages of youth and the position of poetic languages


• the significance of agency, methods of operating and instruments, particularly pedagogical documentation


• the important contribution of the actual environment


• the connection among the atelier, the atelierista, the college and its lecturers


This enlightening booklet is vital examining for college students, practitioners, coverage makers and researchers in early adolescence schooling, and in addition for all these in different fields of schooling drawn to the connection among the humanities and learning.

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