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The Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists honored NVCC's student newspaper, The Tamarack, with five Excellence in...
The world-famous Strand bookstore in New York City held a standing-room only crowd awaiting to hear a talk on Beethoven’s use of minor keys led by NVCC Professor Gil Harel, Ph.D. The talk was part of a series of lectures for community members called Think Olio...
Naugatuck Valley Community College President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D. was one of six inductees to receive a...
NVCC’s Horticulture program took home two awards during its debut appearance at the 38th Annual Connecticut Flower and Garden Show. The “April in Paris” display showcased a Parisian street in the midst of bloom and impressed Thursday’s judges winning “Best Outdoor Living Space,” and “Best Urban Garden.”
The Connecticut Association of Latinos in Higher Education (CALAHE) presented NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D. a Lifetime Achievement Award at its December 7 annual meeting held at the University of Hartford.
There were a lot of new things to celebrate at the last Confluencia of the year which was held in the Playbox Theater on November 26.
NVCC President Daisy Cocco De Filippis, Ph.D. participated in the October 22-24 eighth annual Coloquio Internacional de Latino Artists Round Table (LART)
Naugatuck Valley Community College President and Dominican Republic native Daisy...
Beautiful foliage and spectacular blooms will greet anyone who visits NVCC’s Waterbury campus. Visit during the warm months and you’ll be surrounded by especially lush settings including an arboretum and more than a dozen blossoming gardens that dot the 110-acre campus.
The Tamarack, NVCC's student newspaper was honored by six awards for Excellence in...
Prevention strategies, community resources for individuals dealing with addiction, proposed legislation, and how to obtain and administer NARCAN were among the topics included in NVCC’s Opioid awareness event held at the College’s Center for Health Sciences April 11.
Local author and Associate Professor of English Steve Parlato celebrated the publication of his latest young adult novel, The Precious Dreadful Tuesday night with a meet and greet and book signing at the Barnes and Noble located at 235 Union Street in Waterbury.
Preparations for the establishment of a Food Pantry on NVCC’s Waterbury campus have been underway for some time, but this month, the Pantry had its official ribbon-cutting on February 14.
The Institute of International Education has informed NVCC that its Fulbright Application for a Scholar-in-Residence has been recommended for funding! The application focused on African dance and culture to expand the college’s activities under its successful International Center for the Arts.
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The Center for Early Childhood Education at NVCC, which was then Mattatuck Community College, opened its doors in January 1977 to provide a training laboratory for early childhood education majors at the college as well as a quality educational environment for young children ages 3 - 6.
The initial set-up of the center included one large preschool and a toddler classroom. Today there are three classrooms, including two preschools, one with an integrated Kindergarten component, a toddler class.
The enrollment of the center includes children of staff, faculty, students and the local community.
In 1998, the Center for Early Childhood Education at NVCC received a school readiness grant from the state of Connecticut, expanding it’s role in the community through collaboration with the Waterbury School System. There are currently 20 full-time slots and two part-time slots designated under the umbrella of Waterbury School Readiness.
The Center has evolved through the years to become a nationally accredited, high-quality model school that serves as the training ground for approximately 40 early childhood education students per year as well as students in other related disciplines, such as psychology, English and nursing.
The Center is the only training facility in the state to incorporate the Reggio Emilia approach into its teacher preparation program as well as fully utilize the approach in the classrooms with young children.
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THE HUNDRED LANGUAGES OF CHILDREN
Reggio Emilia Italia
No Way. The hundred is there.*
is made of one hundred.
The child has a hundred languages
a hundred hands
a hundred thoughts
a hundred ways of thinking
of playing, of speaking.
A hundred always a hundred
ways of listening
of marveling of loving
a hundred joys
for singing and understanding
a hundred worlds
a hundred wolds
The child has
a hundred languages
(and a hundred, hundred, hundred more)
but they steal ninety-nine.
The school and the culture
separate the head from the body.
They tell the child:
to think without hands
to do without head
to listen and not to speak
to understand without joy
to love and to marvel
only at Easter and Christmas.
to discover the world already there
and of the hundred
they steal ninety-nine.
that work and play
reality and fantasy
science and imagination
sky and earth
reason and dream
that do not belong together.
And thus they tell the child
that the hundred is not there.
The child says:
No way. The hundred is there.
*Translated by Lella Gandini