College Courses


  • SED EC506: Current Issues in Early ChildhoodMaking Learning Visible
  • Two-credit course offered Fall 2018
  • Mondays from 4:30-7:25 Sept 10, 24; Oct 15, 29; Nov 12, 26; Dec 10
  • Open to students and practitioners  across disciplines and programs of study
  • Non-degree students register at this link:
  • Instructors: Drs. Megina Baker and Stephanie Cox Suárez
  • Questions? Contact Stephanie at
  • Course Description: Consider how to make learning visible in order to deepen and extend learning. This course will introduce educators across ages to the principles of the Reggio Emilia approach and a pedagogy of listening and documenting. The course will incorporate visits to the Wonder ofLearning:  The Hundred Languages of Children exhibit currently on display at the BU/Wheelock Fenway campus. Students in the course will learn documentation and design skills, and apply these skills to shift their teaching and to create public displays of learning.


  • EDUCC 5815-01: The Reggio Emilia Approach to Early Childhood Education and The Wonder of Learning Fall, 2018
  • 1, 2 and 3 credit options
  • Fall 2018 Term I: Sept 5 – Oct 6, Term II: Oct 7 – Nov 4, Term III: Nov 5 – Dec 11
  • Instructor: Maggie Van Camp
  • Questions? Contact Maggie at
  • Course Description: History and basic philosophy of the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education. Considered will be the organization of the environment, the teacher’s role and the relationships between the schools and the community with a special focus on infants/toddlers and preschool to kindergarten ages.

Visit June 21 to November 15.

Free and open to the public.

The exhibition provides valuable evidence of the difference a rich, child-centered early learning environment can make in the lives of students. 

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“The wider the range of possibilities we offer children, the more intense will be their motivations and the richer their experiences.”
Loris Malaguzzi