Improper and untimely billing is a major source of financial and operational headaches for childcare centers. And these headaches bring up many questions for childcare administrators, including: Do you know…
Managing a child care center means being responsible for every aspect of a business, from finance to developmental milestone tracking. And because it all falls on the administrator, it can…
Amy has three new students starting at her child care next week. It’s both an exciting time and a stressful time for her. She has to enroll them each in…
By lowering your expenses, you can increase your revenues at your childcare center. Printing out paper records and parent information can end up costing you a hefty fee over the course of the year, especially if you have high enrollment.
If you added childcare management software to your center but haven’t seen a huge change, you might not be using it to its full advantage. Getting through the initial implementation phase for childcare software can be exciting, but then you lose focus and go back to your old habits of managing your center on paper. We have recommendations for how to reboot your digital efforts to make your childcare center great and raise amazing children. Here’s how to get the most out of your investment in childcare management software.
Halloween has passed, but as a preschool center or childcare center director, you likely still wear a cape every day. From solving the problem that ends the meltdown to sharing priceless moments on a field trip, you’re a superhero in the little moments. Here’s a look at the many characteristics childcare centers can learn from superheroes.
As you watch your child grow, it is important to remember that all children develop at different rates and it is best to try not to constantly compare your child to others. There are however some red flags to look out for when children are not meeting specific milestones and are significantly struggling in comparison to their peers. Developmental delays are lags in one or more areas of emotional, mental or physical growth. The main types of developmental delays that we see in children ages 3- 5 (preschool) are problems with language and speech, motor skills, emotional and social skills, and thinking or cognitive skills.
The Week of the Young Child is April 16-20 this year. Each year, National Association for the Education of Young Children hosts the week to focus on young children and their early years of education. Each day has a focus to help you engage your students in the classroom. Read on for fun activities to host in your classroom throughout the week.
Some people think infants have it easy. They just eat and sleep, right? Well, if you’ve ever had an infant yourself, or have watched someone else’s baby for just a few hours, you might start to reconsider that thought. Babies take a lot of time, patience and love to take care of. With so much going on at every minute, being able to keep a journal of everything that happens is essential. Ultimately, this makes the challenging job of taking care of an infant a whole lot easier.
As our world becomes more technologically advanced, the child care industry needs to also keep up with the latest technologies. Many technologies used in child care centers enrich early learning experiences for young children. Technology also increases the efficiency of day-to-day functions, helps keep kids safe and boosts parent engagement and satisfaction.