Cognitive Development: The Reggio Emilia Approach

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This video showed Direct Instruction, which is when a teacher uses a straight forward and precise teaching technique to teach a specific skill. The teacher usually stands in front of the classroom to present whatever information it may be. They also have a requirement of making a sound with their marker or pen. They do this to keep the children on pace as well as keep the whole classroom in sink on whatever may be going on. In this video there were examples of several different teachers at different schools using the direct instruction method. They used direct instruction for all types of different lessons such as reading, phonics, problem solving, and science. There wasn’t anything I really disagreed with in this video. In my opinion I …show more content…
Cognitive Development refers to mental activity such as how they mind thinks, remembers, and learns. Reggio proves that no matter what we know about the brain we never really know what a child’s brain is capable of. In this video they create projects and reflect on them and then go on to something different. It is a different approach because it proves that young children are capable of solving complex problems. The Reggio Approach is also known for art and is given more time with the art teacher and more supplies in a way of helping them express themselves. Teachers document what children complete in the classroom by taking pictures or writing it down to show the children their ideas are valued for people to …show more content…
It is designed to help the child learn in the best way possible. Waldorf provides a very artistic approach and gives children the chance of possibilities. It gives the children a chance to look at things from many different perspectives as well as give their perspective on whatever the topic may be. It also gives children the chance to make their own, such as adding their creative touches to a writing assignment or a math assignment. This tactic helps them remember whatever information they were taught because it was created their way, in which can help them remember the true essence of the

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