Environment

Rich environments elicit children’s interests and talents, and help to deepen their engagement in practice and thought.

Stanford University, B.A. in history.

Teachers College/Columbia University, M.A. English

Jan moved to St. Louis in 1982 and for twenty-seven years he served as Head of the Lower School and Head of the Middle School at St. Louis Country Day School and at MICDS.

About Reggio

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The Reggio Emilia approach is an educational philosophy that focuses on each child’s natural development, emphasizing that learning must make sense to the student in order to be effective and meaningful. In Reggio inspired schools, many different points of view are valued and respected, including the points of view of the individual child, the teachers, and the parents.

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