Reggio Emilia's Philosophy Approach; Environment as a Third Teacher in Child Potential Development in ECCE Institutions

Yufiarti Yufiarti, Erik Erik, Fidesrinur Fidesrinur, Irma Rosalinda, Meyke Garzia


The potential possessed by the child is also influenced by the environment. Children who have the potential have a greater chance of success if they are in the right environment. Reggio Emilia's approach is an educational approach that facilitates the environment for children who have potential. Ward was the third teacher in the principle of Reggio Emilia. This study aims to describe the various environmental arrangements developed by teachers using the Reggio Emilia Approach (REA). The study was conducted at Kensington International Kindergarten located in Bangkok City, Thailand with a field trip method in 2018. The data collection procedure used in this study is observation and documentation. In this study, researchers documented activities that implemented REA at Kengsinton International Kingdergarten. Therefore, it is hoped that teachers at ECCE Institutions in Indonesia will use Reggio Emilia's approach to be creative and innovative in learning activities. The need for comprehensive teacher training, for example a strategy for structuring the environment for children's activities.


Environmental; Reggio Emilia; Potential; ECCE Institutions

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