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Title Bambini : The Italian approach to infant/toddler care / Lella Gandini, Carolyn Pope Edwards, editors.
Published New York: Teachers College Press, c2001.
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 Floor3  LB1139.3.I8 B26 2001    IN LIBRARY
Description xv, 237 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Series Early childhood education series
Early childhood education series (Teachers College Press)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents PART I: CONTEXTS OF CAREGIVING: HISTORY, CULTURE, FAMILY, AND POLITICS: Infant care in the United States and how the Italian experience can help / J. Ronald Lally -- Infant-toddler centers in Italy today: tradition and innovation / Susanna Mantovani -- Change in Italian national policy for children 0-3 years old and their families: advocacy and responsibility / Patrizia Ghedini -- PART II: 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 / Carlina Rinaldi -- Reggio Emilia: Experiencing life in an infant-toddler center: interview with Cristina Bondavalli / Lella Gandini -- Milan: meeting new kinds of family needs / Susanna Mantovani -- Parma: Supporting the work of teachers through professional development, organization, and administrative support / Nice Terzi and Marialuisa Cantarelli --Pistoia: Creating a dynamic, open system to serve children, families, and community / Annalia Galardini and Donatella Giovannini -- PART III: NOTABLE PRACTICES: STRATEGIES, REASONS, AND NARRATIVES: Inserimento: a strategy for delicately beginning relationships and communications / Chiara Bove -- Two reflections about documentation / Lella Gandini and Jeanne Goldhaber -- Traces of childhood: a child's diary / Donatella Giovannini -- Inclusion: Dario's story / Gabri Magrini and Lella Gandini -- PART IV: 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 / Tullia Musatti and Susanna Mayer -- Research as a partnership for learning together: studying the growth of relationships inside the Nido / Carolyn Pope Edwards and Lella Gandini -- Quando c'e' Figli (When there are children): observations on Italian early childhood / Rebecca S. New -- Conclusions for now, Questions and directions for the future / Carolyn Pope Edwards and Lella Gandini.
Language In English.
Subject Early childhood education -- Italy -- Case studies.
Child care -- Italy -- Case studies.
Related Names Gandini, Lella.
Edwards, Carolyn P.
Alternate Title Italian experiences of infant and toddler care
ISBN 0807740098 (cloth)
080774008X (paper)
OCLC number 44313441