An innovative, cross-disciplinary approach to promoting child health: The reggio emilia approach and the ecological approach to family style dining program

Dipti A. Dev, Anna Burton, Brent A. McBride, Carolyn Pope Edwards, Aileen S. Garcia

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The Reggio Emilia approach is an international example of high-quality early care and education programs and this article offers innovative, practical strategies in which Reggio Emilia-inspired educators can link this approach while implementing the research-based EAT Family Style Dining program to foster a positive mealtime environment and promote better health for children.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)57-63
Number of pages7
JournalChildhood Education
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2 2019


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology
  • Management of Technology and Innovation

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