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Dec 3, 2015 12:12:46 PM

2015 NAEYC Annual Conference & Expo Recap

Technology | NAEYC | Running a business
Two weeks ago we made our inaugural trip to the annual National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) ...
Nov 11, 2015 12:13:50 PM

Why Early Education Matters

Running a business | Family engagement
  What's early education? In the U.S., we tend to think about education as starting when kids enter kindergarten. For the most ...
Nov 9, 2015 7:35:30 PM

Brightwheel to Sponsor the 2015 NAEYC Annual Conference & Expo

NAEYC
  Drumroll, please: We’re very excited to announce that we’re heading to Orlando next week to be a part of the NAEYC Annual ...
Nov 5, 2015 10:08:49 AM

How to Manage Childcare Billing

Running a business
If you run a childcare business, we bet that paperwork gives you more headaches than crying babies. Tracking sign-ins and ...
Oct 26, 2015 7:31:01 PM

How to Get Kids to Talk About the School Day

Family engagement | For Parents
  Here’s the setting: You just picked your daughter up from preschool, you buckle her in the car seat and head towards home. You: ...
Oct 15, 2015 12:17:56 PM

The Importance of Play

Family engagement
To quote the inimitable Fred Rogers, “Play is really the work of childhood.” In recent years the importance of play for the ...
Oct 8, 2015 10:40:19 AM

How to Get Parents Involved in Preschool

Family engagement
  Being trusted with the livelihood of such little people is quite a responsibility--even an honor. Sending kids off to school ...
Sep 25, 2015 10:03:42 AM

How to Keep Child Care Families Happy

Running a business | Family engagement
  As a child care administrator, you not only have to keep your kiddos happy, but their families as well.  After all, word of ...
Aug 14, 2015 9:36:07 AM

How to Use Technology with Preschoolers

Technology | Running a business
According to a 2015 survey done by Northwestern University, more than half of preschool teachers use tablet computers in the ...
Aug 11, 2015 1:32:50 PM

Childcare & Your Taxes: Optimizing Tax Credits

Family engagement
Did you know how expensive childcare was going to be? For some, it might not even seem worth it to go back to work, depending on ...