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Art and early childhood educators can learn a great deal from Reggio educators about creating schools in which all aspects of the physical environment are carefully considered as to their educational potential without sacrificing each culture's unique values and goals.
What a fantastic example of artful documentation. This can be both displayed in the classroom and added to each child's portfolio. It is both beautiful and descriptive, explaining how the project came to be, what they did, and what it meant to the people involved. From Branches Atelier, a Reggio-Inspired school in California.
Overhead projected onto a white sheet in the middle of the room. Divides space...also could create a great show for children on the other side!
Within the Reggio Emilia schools, great attention is given to the look and feel of the classroom. Just feast your eyes on some of the wonderful images of Reggio Emilia inspired preschools I have found lately: