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 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 ...
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 10, 2015 12:18:41 PM

Top Back to School Tech Tools for Preschool Teachers

Preschool | Daycare
You’re a preschool teacher, so we know you must be highly organized and creative, with excellent time management and multitasking skills. Basically as close to a superhero as they come. But even you could use a little help from technology! How do you keep ...
Jul 27, 2015 11:07:14 AM

New Proposal to Increase Quality of Head Start Programs

Childcare | Daycare | ECE
  Last month Head Start announced a new proposal to rewrite its program standards to better align with current early education research. Since 1965, the program has served over 30 million children in all 50 states, providing much needed access to child care ...
Jun 30, 2015 9:55:31 PM

Types of Preschool Programs - Preschool Curriculum

Preschool | Daycare | ECE | Parents
Seems like only yesterday your little one was just a twinkle in your eye–and now it’s already time to start looking for a preschool. (Although in some markets, the time to start looking at preschools is precisely at the twinkle-in-your-eye stage, but that’s ...
Jun 10, 2015 5:27:37 AM

Tips for Starting a Daycare Center

Childcare | Business | Daycare
Maybe you’re a mommy who can’t find the perfect daycare center to trust your little one with, or maybe you’ve noticed a need in your community for quality childcare. Whatever your launch point, you’ve made the big decision to leap into the childcare ...
Jun 9, 2015 3:14:42 AM

Parent Communication Tips for Preschools

Childcare | Edtech | Preschool | Teacher | Business | Daycare
A strong relationship with your school’s families will go far in keeping things running smoothly.  Communication is the key: Parents trust their little ones with you for the day, and the more information they have about their kid’s progress and daily ...
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