Anna Bailey

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RESEARCH INTERESTS

Reggio Emilia Education, French Immersion, Second Language Learning, Emergent literacy, Social constructivism

Biography

Anna is a French Immersion Kindergarten teacher. She holds a B.Ed. in primary/junior education with a special focus in teaching at-risk youth as well as a B.A. (Hons) in English Literature with a minor in French studies. Anna is interested in the intersection of play-based learning and second language acquisition found in the first years of French Immersion Education. She is particularly interested in kindergarten programs which integrate social constructivist theories, especially programs inspired by Reggio Emilia.