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The Clarewood Institute



The mission of the Clarewood institute is to support educational, cultural and research activities. The Institute


has been conducting activities in support of professional training, teachers' development, best practices and research in the area


of early childhood education, as well as activites in Asian studies.



The institute has been involved in early childhood education since its inception. Working with practitioners and professionals in


the US and from abroad, Clarewood in 2006 developed an English text book series for preschool children of non-native English


speakers. The New Stars is a 10-volume series that include textbook, DVD, CD, activity book, instruction chart, flash card, as


well as workbook for children. In association with International Association of Preschool Education (IAPE), the Institute conducts


professional development for preschool and todler teachers.




Reggio Washington Research Center is a research and development unit that conducts studies and


practices for preschools and infant-toddler centers. Inspired by the Reggio Emilia Way originated in Italy, Reggio


Washington provides workshops for preschool and infant-toddler teachers to share experience in practices of the Reggio Emilia


Way, holds conferences for domestic and international participants interested in learning and exchange of the Reggio


Emilia Way experience, and offer certificate programs for teachers and preschool/infant-toddler centers. Over the years, Reggio


Washington has been disseminating the Reggio Emilia Way in collaboration with partners in certified preschools and todler


centers, one of which being the Little CoolStars preschool chain.




The Institute also supports the Center for Asian Politics and Policy (CAPP) and the Asian Politics and History Association


(APHA), which publishes an academic journal, Journal of Asian Politics and History (JAPH). In support of APHA's annual


conferences, the Institute conducts activities such as program development,  conference organization and logistic support.


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Phone: (301) 881-7266 
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