A better way of learning

10020languages20posterThe Wonder of Learning — The Hundred Languages of Children” is an exhibit we’ve talked about in this space before which is about the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood learning that’s currently on view at the State House. David Hoppe wrote an article in this week’s issue of NUVO that does a good job of explaining what the exhibit is about and why you should try to visit it before it leaves Indianapolis in mid December.

On Sept. 25-27, Butler College of Education (COE) helped turn the Indiana Statehouse into a three-day “democratic forum” in which more than 100 educators explored young children’s rights to a good education. Titled “Dialogues for Quality in Education: Social Justice in Diverse Early Childhood Settings,” the professional development conference was presented in conjunction with the exhibit at the Statehouse. You can read coverage of the event on Butler University’s website.

PS-Just found out that Butler University Dean of Education Ena Shelley can be heard on the WFYI 90.1 FM program “Art of the Matter” Friday, Oct. 23, at 8 p.m., and Saturday, Oct. 24, at 4 p.m. Host Travis DiNicola interviewed Shelley regarding “The Wonder of Learning” Reggio Emilia exhibit on display at the Indiana Statehouse through Dec. 18. A podcast of program will be available on the WFYI – The Art of the Matter – website for one week following the broadcast.

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