Is kindergarten becoming college prep? Do we underestimate the value of allowing our youngest students to play, explore and create, even in the art room? Let’s rethink the way we teach our youngest students! During this course you’ll explore teaching methods used in the preschools of Reggio Emilia in Italy, which are some of the most renowned preschools in the world. These schools value the arts as an equal partner to the other academic subjects, provide a rich, interdisciplinary curriculum, and boast a full-time art teacher who works in direct conjunction with the regular classroom teacher.