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ECE Math

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Basic math that is missing from the high-quality child care discussion.   Infants need one teacher for every four children.   One teacher’s salary at $15.00 per hour is $31,200 a year. That is $7,800 per infant annually.   The federal government defines affordable care as care that costs no more than 7% of a…

Quarterly Reflective Practice with Deb Curtis

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January 20, 2018 Deb Curtis is returning to Charlottesville to work through a reflective practice with teachers! Participating educators will commit to a year of quarterly meetings for one week day each quarter and the Saturday following. ​Each quarter, the group will meet at the observation program and begin by discussing the focus of the…

Teachers as Researchers Institute

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January 19th, 2017 Deb Curtis, co-author of Visionary Director, Learning Together with Young Children, and Designs for Living and Learning is came to Charlottesville for a three day reflective practice institute! Teacher, administrators, and teacher educators from around the country joined us to reflect on how to make learning visible, learn alongside your students, and…