In Dialogue with Reggio Emilia: Listening, Researching, and Learning


Carlina Rinaldi, 2005. illus., softbound, 192 pp.

This book offers a collection of Carla Rinaldi's most important articles, lectures, and interviews from 1994 to the present day, organized around a number of themes and with a full introduction which contextualizes each piece of work. The topics discussed include: the thought and legacy of Loris Malaguzzi, the uniqueness of the Reggio Emilia Approach, current issues in education and the meaning of being a teacher today, the role of creativity in education, the teaching/learning relationship, participation, and assessment. Closing with an interview of Rinaldi by Peter Moss and Gunilla Dahlberg, the author discusses her current work and her reflections on Reggio's past, present, and future.