Tongues were wagging at 7th and Montana this morning on rumors that Joyce is getting an Early Start on her Second Childhood. How? By enrolling herself in a Preschool Class, of course! Actually, there's a method to her madness and it's called Reggio Emilia, an innovative educational philosophy that encourages youngsters to learn by doing. Named for the town in Italy where it was established, Reggio Emilia teaches preschoolers to become creative problem solvers by giving them an element of control over the direction of their learning. Kids dream up their own projects and work on them, together, under the guidance of specially-trained teachers. Joyce's grandson, Alex, will be attending a Reggio Emilia Preschool this Fall, so Joyce is taking an educational course to learn more about it. Now that's what I call a Class Act ...!