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YWCA Preschool Program

About The Reggio-Inspired Approach

In the early 1990’s, Newsweek magazine, recognized the Reggio Emilia philosophy, which was named after the Italian town of Reggio Emilia, Italy, where it originated as one of the top approaches to preschool education in the world. This news literally became a groundbreaking philosophy which soon became popular across the United States and Europe, including a growing number of private and public schools. Essentially, the Reggio Emilia philosophy became an innovative approach to teaching preschoolers and kindergarteners, which may seem unstructured and slightly ‘out-of-the-box’; however, it does work... Continue Reading

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The YWCA of Metropolitan Detroit is not accepting applications for the Region program at this time.  Please contact Katrina Dixon at 313-259-9922 ext 212 to learn more about the new application cycle. 

Reggio-Inspired Preschool Areas of Wonder and Exploration

It is our mission to provide a ‘Reggio-inspired’ program that encourages children of this community to reach developmental milestones, transition with ease into Kindergarten, build a support system within their community and families; explore curiosities in a safe and nurturing environment.

Reggio And Technology In The Classroom

Technology in a Reggio-Inspired curriculum supports the Teacher and the children in exploring ideas and interest.

It is a tool that builds upon the curiosity of the child. Technology allows for immediate access to other knowledge basis on endless topics.

Moreover, it aides the "Teacher-Researcher" in compiling information and documentation of children projects and development.