Nov 9, 2015 7:35:30 PM

Brightwheel to Sponsor the 2015 NAEYC Annual Conference & Expo

NAEYC | Daycare | ECE
  Drumroll, please: We’re very excited to announce that we’re heading to Orlando next week to be a part of the NAEYC Annual Conference & Expo! We will be exhibiting at booth #240, so come by and say howdy! At the expo, we’re thrilled to be the lead sponsor ...
Nov 5, 2015 10:08:49 AM

How to Manage Childcare Billing

Childcare | Business | Daycare
If you run a childcare business, we bet that paperwork gives you more headaches than crying babies. Tracking sign-ins and sign-outs, logging meals and potty trips, generating monthly invoices, your to-do list is endless. We often hear that billing causes the ...
Oct 26, 2015 7:31:01 PM

How to Get Kids to Talk About the School Day

Daycare | 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: “What did you learn at school today?” Kid: Blank stare out the window. You: “Well, what did you do at school?” Kid: “What’s for ...
Oct 15, 2015 12:17:56 PM

The Importance of Play

Daycare | ECE | Parents
To quote the inimitable Fred Rogers, “Play is really the work of childhood.” In recent years the importance of play for the youngest learners has been threatened by the pressure to develop kindergarten readiness in preschool. Common core has set the stage for ...
Oct 8, 2015 10:40:19 AM

How to Strengthen Parent Engagement at Your Preschool or Child Care Center

Preschool
Being trusted with the livelihood of such little people is quite a responsibility--even an honor. Families hand over their hearts to you each day at drop-off. Sending kids off to school gets easier with each passing year; but for preschool families, this ...
Oct 8, 2015 10:40:19 AM

How to Get Parents Involved in Preschool

Preschool | Daycare
  Being trusted with the livelihood of such little people is quite a responsibility--even an honor. Sending kids off to school gets easier with each passing year; but for preschool families, this process can be gut-wrenching, to say the least. Getting parents ...
Sep 25, 2015 10:03:42 AM

How to Keep Child Care Families Happy

Childcare | Business | Parents
  As a child care administrator, you not only have to keep your kiddos happy, but their families as well.  After all, word of mouth is one of the top ways parents find a childcare facility. The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) ...
Aug 14, 2015 9:36:07 AM

How to Use Technology with Preschoolers

Edtech | Preschool | Business | Daycare
According to a 2015 survey done by Northwestern University, more than half of preschool teachers use tablet computers in the classroom, a number that doubled from a survey done just two years prior. This is an incredible statistic, considering that experts ...
Aug 11, 2015 1:32:50 PM

Childcare & Your Taxes: Optimizing Tax Credits

Parents
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 your income level. According to Care.com, the average family spends $18,000 a year on childcare. But the good news is that you are ...
Aug 10, 2015 7:39:49 PM

The Best Apps for Preschool Teachers in 2019

Edtech | Preschool | Teacher
As a preschool teacher you juggle many tasks all day. Communicating with parents, reading to your class at circle time, tracking student progress, providing handwriting practice, quizzing students on the basics--there’s an app for that, right? Yep! From ...
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