Early Learning News
In 2019, CASTL faculty received a total of $12.4 million in new grant funding to research a range of topics spanning early childhood to postsecondary education.
Participants at the Connect Science Energy Institute will learn about effective social-emotional learning and teaching, service-learning and relevant content on energy and natural resources.
Daphna Bassok has seen firsthand the benefits of quality early childhood education. Now she’s working to make sure more children receive those opportunities.
The policy summit is the third to be hosted as a collaborative effort between the Curry School, the UVA K-12 Advisory Council, the Virginia Department of Education, and the Office of the Secretary of Education.
An early childhood education program in Virginia helped improve children’s school readiness and strengthen supports and relationships within school communities
Jane Batten’s gift will enable creation of professorships and fellowships in UVA’s Curry School, positively affecting the quality of education offered to young people.
Students and educators, from kindergartners through college seniors, are headed back to school this month, and UVA’s Curry School of Education and Human Development offers abundant resources to promote educational success.
UVA partners with VASCD to improve children’s school readiness through professional development for educators across Virginia.
The importance of science education is growing, but students’ interest in science declines as they get older. With a $1.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation, UVA professor Robert Tai wants to help figure out why.
Virginia and Louisiana landed nearly $18M in federal grants to enhance their early childhood education initiatives. Curry School researchers are a critical part of both projects.
The University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education and Human Development will pilot a new curriculum in 100 early childhood classrooms, half private and faith-based and half state or federally funded, over the next two years.
With funding from the General Assembly, the commonwealth will require all school divisions to implement a suite of kindergarten readiness assessments developed by Curry School researchers.