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The North American Reggio Emilia Alliance (NAREA) is a network of educators, parents, and advocates seeking to elevate both the quality of life and the quality of schools and centers for young children.

Reggio Children – International Center for the Defense and Promotion of the Rights and Potentials of All Children – is a mixed public-private company established in 1994 on the initiative of Loris Malaguzzi and the commitment of a group of local citizens, with the aim to manage the educational and cultural exchange initiatives that had been taking place for many years between the municipal early childhood institutions of Reggio Emilia and a large number of educators and researchers from around the world.

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The Hundred Languages of Children

Written by Loris Malaguzzi

Founder of the Reggio Approach

Video by Sarah McRoberts and Kindergarten Connection Students

When children work through problems and ideas they are encouraged to depict their understanding using many different representations. As their thinking evolves they are encouraged to revisit their representation to determine if they are representative of their intent or if they require modification. We work together towards an expressed intent.

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