Reggio Emilia and the arts approach: Two exceptional examples of multimodal learning in early years

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Theodotou, E. and Aden, F. 2019. Reggio Emilia and the arts approach: Two exceptional examples of multimodal learning in early years. Journal of Global Education and Research. 3 (2), pp. 158-167.
AuthorsTheodotou, E. and Aden, F.
Abstract

The Reggio Emilia approach offers children a unique experience of self-exploration embedded in the arts. This has strong links with multimodal teaching and learning. This is based on the argument that they both offer children the opportunity to communicate in multimodal ways such as drawing, drama play, gestures, music and speaking whilst placing children at the centre of their learning. This paper focuses on the concept of multimodal learning and discusses the Reggio Emilia approach and the arts approach in an effort to create links with the contents of multimodal learning. Furthermore, it compares and contrasts both approaches and identifies similarities and differences.

JournalJournal of Global Education and Research
Journal citation3 (2), pp. 158-167
ISSN2577-509X
Year2019
PublisherScholar Commons
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Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.5038/2577-509X.3.2.1050
Web address (URL)https://doi.org/10.5038/2577-509X.3.2.1050
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Online22 Nov 2019
PrintDec 2019
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Accepted22 Nov 2019
Deposited28 Nov 2019
Copyright holder© 2019 The Authors
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