Math Curriculum: Infant, Toddlers & 2/3's

Math Curriculum: Infant, Toddlers & 2/3's

Math experiences have been heightened by the use of loose parts in all of our classrooms, from collections of containers and wooden rings in the Infant Room to a box of boxes and lots of colored tiles in the Toddler rooms.  The role of the teacher is to observe…

Math: Program Planning and Teaching with Intention

Math: Program Planning and Teaching with Intention

It is easy to think that teaching a child to count to ten by rote is math education. What we really want to know, though, is that a child understands numbers— that “3” has a specific “three-ness” that is constant. That understanding is a lot longer process and requires a great deal of exposure to mathematical ideas and plenty of time to play with them…

ITC's New Logo!

ITC's New Logo!

The story of our logo is as old as we are. In 1981, Faith LeBaron and Lesley Hill sat on tiny chairs in the middle of an empty room at St Matthew’s Methodist Church and birthed a center-based program for infants and toddlers that eventually grew into our school as we know it today. Our original logo projected 2 very young children in silhouette: It was simple, classic and reflected our reverence for the age and stage of development that we served.  It had a warm, family feel