I took our kindergarten classroom and made some simple changes that have brought more Reggio Emilia
If possible visit your child's kindergarten classroom, and find the washroom, before school begins. (Shutterstock)
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Robbi Giuliano teaches fifth-graders as they sit on yoga balls at Westtown-Thornbury Elementary School Monday on Feb. 4, 2013, in West Chester, Pa.
This is my classroom prior to starting the transformation—very traditional and too crowded. Notice all the desks. They take up space and leave no room for ...
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The first change I made was pretty major and a whole lot of little scary.
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Rearranging existing furniture can go a long way toward giving your classroom more seating choices. Photo courtesy of Robert Dillon.
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Collaborative spaces can be made by pushing desks or chairs together and clearing off counters or bookshelves. Photo courtesy of Robert Dillon.
Parent Letter for Change of Clothing (free; from KinderAlphabet via Freebielicious) Probably want to edit it a bit to fit our classroom.
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Here are some photos of our room and what these new students will see when they join us tomorrow morning: