High/Scope and Reggio Emilia
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...assessment tools to measure the children's progress. Active learning is the key to this approach, whether it involves activities initiated by the children or planned by the teachers (Epstein, p.3).
The second feature is the 58 High/Scope preschool key experiences, which define the curriculum (Gestwicki & Bertrand, p.36). These key experiences are organized into ten content areas - reading, social development, visual and performing arts, math, science etc. The key experiences are central to the curriculum and teachers use them to organize the environment where the children interact. The goals of this type of curriculum is to have the child learn through active involvement... High/Scope and Reggio Emilia...