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Bambini: The Italian Approach to Infant/Toddler Care

Bambini: The Italian Approach to Infant/Toddler Care - 01 edition

Bambini: The Italian Approach to Infant/Toddler Care - 01 edition

ISBN13: 9780807740088

ISBN10: 080774008X

Bambini: The Italian Approach to Infant/Toddler Care by Lella Gandini - ISBN 9780807740088
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Teacher's College Press
International: No
Bambini: The Italian Approach to Infant/Toddler Care by Lella Gandini - ISBN 9780807740088

ISBN13: 9780807740088

ISBN10: 080774008X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 01

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Introduction p. 1
Contexts of Caregiving: History, Culture, Family, and Politics
Infant Care in the United States and How the Italian Experience Can Help p. 15
Infant-Toddler Centers in Italy Today: Tradition and Innovation p. 23
Change in Italian National Policy for Children 0-3 Years Old and Their Families: Advocacy and Responsibility p. 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 Principle p. 49
Reggio Emilia: Experiencing Life in an Infant-Toddler Center: Interview with Cristina Bondavalli p. 55
Milan: Meeting New Kinds of Family Needs p. 67
Parma: Supporting the Work of Teachers Through Professional Development, Organization, and Administrative Support p. 78
Pistoia: Creating a Dynamic, Open System to Serve Children, Families, and Community p. 89
Notable Practices: Strategies, Reasons, and Narratives
Inserimento: A Strategy for Delicately Beginning Relationships and Communications p. 109
Two Reflections About Documentation p. 124
Traces of Childhood: A Child's Diary p. 146
Inclusion: Dario's Story p. 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 Pistoia p. 167
Research as a Partnership for Learning Together: Studying the Growth of Relationships Inside the Nido p. 181
Quando c'e' Figli (When There Are Children): Observations on Italian Early Childhood p. 200
Conclusions for Now, Questions and Directions for the Future p. 216
About the Editors and the Contributors p. 227
Index p. 231
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