Using your third teacher


You know the signs of a child absorbed in play: the concentrated face, impulsive actions, astonishing perseverance – and you have probably noticed how a well-planned setting facilitates this level of involvement.

Educators from McMillan to Montessori have recognised the impact of the environment on children's learning. The Reggio Emilia approach describes it as 'the third teacher'.

See how Wellingtons Nursery put their third teacher to work in this case study.

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