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"Put simply, and this should be our collective motto - the stronger the start, the better the finish," Riley added. "We now knowthat every conversation we have with an infant can literally spark [his or her]brain to grow some more. Our children are eager to learn, they are creative in how they learn, and they have an extraordinary capacity to learnif we know how to encourage them the right way. "

Reggio emilia

Adults are often amazed by young children's unexpected perceptions of the world and the unique ways in which theyexpress their imagination. We also know, however, that children usually need adult support to find the means and the confidence to bring forth theirideas day after day. When considering both teacher-initiated and child-initiated strategies for enhancing young children'sself-expression and creativity, the preschools of Reggio Emilia, Italy, can be a universal resource.

How Young Children Learn

In Reggio Emilia, Italy, home of some of the best preschools in the world, children grow up surrounded by centuries-oldmasterpieces of architecture, painting, and sculpture. Citizens are especially proud of their artistic heritage, and art becomes a naturalvehicle in educational approaches for helping children explore and solve problems.

The documentation of young children's work provided by Reggio Emilia educators highlights young children's amazingcapabilities and indicates that it is through the unity of thinking and feeling that young children can explore their world, represent theirideas, and communicate with others at their highest level. When educators fully understand how exploration, representation, and communicationfeed one other, they can best help children achieve this potential.

Several aspects of young children's learning are important to consider when thinking about art and creative activities(Edwards&Hiler, 1993). First, young children are developmentally capable of classroom experiences which call for (and practice)higher-level thinking skills, including analysis (breaking down material into component parts to understand the structure, seeingsimilarities and differences); synthesis (putting parts together to form a new whole, rearranging, reorganizing); and evaluation (judging thevalue of material based on definite criteria).

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Second, young children want and need to express ideas and messages through many different expressive avenues and symbolicmedia. Young children form mental images, represent their ideas, and communicate with the world in a combination of ways. They need increasingcompetence and integration across formats including words, gestures, drawings, paintings, sculpture, construction, music, dramatic play,movement, and dance. Through sharing and gaining others' perspectives, and then revisiting and revising their work, children move to new levels ofawareness. Teachers act as guides, careful not to impose adult ideas and beliefs upon the children.

Questions & Answers

what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
for screen printed electrodes ?
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
or in general
in general
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
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how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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