The educational philosophy of the Reggio Emilia schools in Italy is recognized around the world as the pre-eminent approach to early childhood education. The Clifton School participates in a series of professional development programs to understand this philosophy and implement it in the classroom. Parents, teachers, and children are involved in shaping the program to adapt the strengths of these concepts to our North American context. Working together, we can enjoy the excitement of exploration and collaboration that characterize the Reggio Emilia schools.
These are some of the fundamental principles of the Reggio philosophy that inspire us:
The Clifton School welcomes children and their families to our homelike environment – one that is comfortable, naturally lighted, and stimulating. We appreciate this opportunity to be a part of your child’s lifelong learning process.