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Training at the Co-op

All Austin Co-op was the destination for a group of UT students on a field trip. Graduate students enrolled in Major Theorists in Early Childhood were studying Loris Malaguzzi and the Reggio Emilia educational philosophy. Their professor, Dr. Jennifer Adair, wanted her students to see the Co-op and hear from our experienced teachers. The students toured the classrooms and outdoor area, discussed the philosophy and
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What Is It?

By Kerry Drake A long, long, long time ago I was a preschooler working with tempera paint. Though it was years ago, I have a distinct memory of one particular painting session. Here is the memory: I was working at the easel. I remember being by myself and very engaged by the different colored paint lines on the paper. I remember studying the shapes
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News from Emily’s classroom

By Emily Vorspan Around six weeks ago I was sitting with a few children on the playground where we began a conversation about how and why rattlesnakes use their rattle. A few days later the children listened to a Native American story “Baby Rattlesnake” about a young rattlesnake who misuses its rattle and in the end it is stepped on and crushed. The next
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