Reggio Emilia Approach Resources

In this section, you will find resources to help you learn more about the Reggio Emilia Approach to learning.

Reggio Theme Resources

Bringing Reggio Home, by Louise Boyd Cadwell

Cadwell was one of the first Americans to have a year-long internship in the preschools of Reggio Emilia, Italy. The first three chapters of her book tell of that experience. The rest of the book contains “mini-stories” of her four-year adaptation effort in an American school in St. Louis.

In the Spirit of the Studio: Learning from the Atelier of Reggio Emilia, by Lella Gandini, et al.

A collection of interviews with Italian atelieristi alternating with articles by Americans. With this organization, the book presents a kind of dialogue among cultures, ideas and continuously deepening theories and practices.

North American Reggio Emilia Alliance (

NAREA's mission is to build a diverse community of advocates and educators to promote and defend the rights of children, families, and educators of all cultures through a collaboration of colleagues inspired by the philosophies and experiences of the 0-6 education project of Reggio Emilia, Italy.

A Conversation with Amelia Gambetti, by Bonnie Neugebauer (Read the article)

An article on the Child Care Exchange site with an interview of Amelia Gambetti from Reggio Children following the international conference held in Reggio Emilia, Italy, February 25-28, 2004.