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Mar 15, 2021 2:06:57 PM

How to Talk About Early Learning with Parents—and Why You Should

Family communications | Family engagement
While public recognition of the value of early childhood education has been gradually shifting in the U.S., there’s still a ...
Mar 12, 2021 12:47:31 PM

What to Do After Receiving a PPP Loan: A Guide for Childcare Centers and Preschools (Loan Tracker Included)

Public policy | Small business funding | Financial health
In past months, many childcare centers and preschools have applied for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan for extra ...
Mar 9, 2021 10:20:08 AM

How to Conduct Great Interviews for Childcare and Preschool Teachers

Staff hiring | Staff development
This article is an excerpt from The Childcare Director’s Complete Toolkit for Hiring Great Staff. Download your free kit today! ...
Mar 5, 2021 1:07:58 PM

What the Biden Administration's American Rescue Plan Means for Childcare Providers

COVID-19 | ECE current events | Public policy | Financial health
Note: This post was last updated on March 12th, 2021. At brightwheel, we believe that early education is critical for shaping a ...
Mar 2, 2021 4:00:00 PM

How to Find Great Teachers for Your Childcare Center and Preschool

Staff hiring
This article is an excerpt from The Childcare Director’s Complete Toolkit for Hiring Great Staff. Download your free kit today!  ...
Feb 23, 2021 6:46:44 PM

Curriculum Planning 101: How to Build Lesson Plans for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

Curriculum
A developmentally appropriate curriculum is a cornerstone of any great early learning program. Your curriculum serves to put your ...
Feb 17, 2021 9:23:56 PM

Tips for Preventing Burnout for Childcare Staff

Running a business | COVID-19 | Staff retention
Childcare providers have been working extra hard and managing a large amount of stress during COVID-19, leading to burnout and ...
Feb 16, 2021 12:06:05 PM

How to Get Preschoolers to Wear Face Masks During COVID-19

COVID-19 | Child development
This post was contributed by Lara Lofdahl, a former preschool teacher who specializes in developing emergent curriculum and ...
Feb 12, 2021 4:20:01 PM

Team-Building Ideas for Childcare Staff

Staff retention | Staff appreciation
As early educators, we know we need to create a positive, supportive, and trusting environment for the children and families we ...
Feb 9, 2021 9:27:32 AM

Your Guide to Building a More Resilient Childcare Center During COVID-19 Closures

Running a business | COVID-19 | Family retention | Financial health
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect millions of lives across the country, early childhood educators are adapting to ...
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