The Reggio-Inspired Network of Minnesota (RINM) in collaboration with the University of Minnesota Center for Early Education and Development (CEED) welcomes early childhood development and Reggio expert Dr. Carolyn Pope Edwards for a 2-day conference on Friday and Saturday, March 7 & 8. Friday's gathering will focus on "Infant & Toddler Care" and Saturday morning's will look at "The Role of the Teacher." The conference will be held at the Hennepin County Central Minneapolis Library in downtown Minneapolis. |
You can register for either Friday, Saturday, or both days of the conference. An optional salad bar lunch is available Saturday for those staying for the RINM annual meeting.
FRIDAY, MARCH 7th (Sponsored by CEED)
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM: "Showing that Infant-Toddler Education Works: Lessons from Italy, China, and the United States." Lecture and discussion featuring Dr. Carolyn Pope Edwards.
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SATURDAY, MARCH 8th (Sponsored by RINM)
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM: "A Dynamic and Evolving Role: Teaching Young Children in Reggio Emilia, Italy." Lecture and discussion featuring Dr. Carolyn Pope Edwards.
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM: View Documentation Panels.
A Salad Bar lunch will be available for attendees staying for the Reggio-Inspired Network's Annual Meeting.
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM: RINM Networking and Lunch Discussion
1:30 - 2:30 PM: RIMN Annual Meeting (Everyone interested in learning more about RINM is welcome to attend).
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ABOUT OUR GUEST SPEAKER:
Dr. Carolyn Pope Edwards is a Willa Cather Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, with joint appointments in the departments of psychology and child, youth, and family studies. Beginning with research in Kenya, she has studied cultural and educational influences on young children's development in several countries, including Italy, China, and Norway. Much of her writing describes the innovative and renowned public early childhood services of Italy. She is especially known for the books, The Hundred Languages of Children, 3rd edition: The Reggio Emilia Experience in Transformation (2012); The Diary of Laura: Perspectives on a Reggio Emilia Diary (2009); and Bambini: The Italian Approach to Infant and Toddler Caregiving (2001).
Hennepin County Central Minneapolis Library (View)
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401