Cadwell, Louise Boyd 1949-

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Cadwell, Louise Boyd 1949-


Born February 5, 1949, in St. Louis, MO. Ethnicity: "White." Education: Middlebury College, B.A., 1971; Lesley University, M.Ed., 1976; Union Institute, Cincinnati, OH, Ph.D., 1996.


Home—St. Louis, MO; (summer) Middlebury, VT. Office—The College School, 1 Newport Pl., Webster Groves, MO 63119. E-mail[email protected]; [email protected].


Elementary schoolteacher in Bethesda, MD, 1971-74; art teacher at elementary schools in Stowe, VT, 1977-80, and Warren, VT, 1980-83; Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, visiting lecturer in education, 1985-91; The College School (elementary school), Webster Groves, MO, studio teacher, 1992-2002, curriculum researcher, 2003-04, coordinator of curriculum and professional development, 2004—. Art teacher at elementary school in Waitsfield, VT, 1978; Children's Art Exchange, Middlebury, codirector, 1984-88; interpreter for study tours of Reggio Emilia, Italy, 1992-94; Webster University, visiting lecturer, 1996; University of Vermont, visiting lecturer, 1996, 1991; St. Louis Reggio Collaborative, master teacher, 1992—, studio teacher researcher, 2002-03; conference participant and organizer; keynote speaker; public lecturer. Exhibitions: Curator of "Child to Child: An American-Soviet Children's Art Exchange," Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Service, tour of U.S. cities, 1986-90; host of exhibition "The 100 Languages of Children," 2000-01.


Award of Merit, Vermont Council on the Arts, 1987, 1989, for work with Children's Art Exchange; Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation fellow in Italy, 1991; Danforth Foundation grant for Italy, 1992-95.


(With K. Cadwell and P. Winpenny) Soviet Studies for the Elementary and Junior High School: An Integrated Approach, University of Denver Press (Denver, CO), 1990.

(Translator from the Italian, with Lella Gandini) Loris Malaguzzi, Volpino: The Last of the Chicken Thieves, Edisioni Junior (Bergamo, Italy), 1995.

Bringing Reggio Emilia Home: An Innovative Approach to Early Childhood Education, Teachers College Press (New York, NY), 1997.

Bringing Learning to Life: The Reggio Approach to Early Childhood Education, Teachers College Press (New York, NY), 2003.

(With Lella Gandini, L. Hill, and C. Schwall) In the Spirit of the Studio: Learning from the Atelier of Reggio Emilia, Teachers College Press (New York, NY), 2005.

Contributor to books, including First Steps toward Teaching the Reggio Way, edited by Joanne Hendrick, Merrill Prentice Hall, 1997; and The Hundred Languages of Children, edited by Edwards and others, Ablex Publishing, 2nd edition, 1998. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Innovations in Early Childhood Education, Growing Times, and Young Children.



Childhood Education, mid-summer, 2004, Joy Faini Saab, review of Bringing Learning to Life: The Reggio Approach to Early Childhood Education, p. 277.

Reference & Research Book News, February, 1996, review of Bringing Learning to Life, p. 38.