How To Provide A Safe After-School Care Environment

When providing after-school care, you are responsible for always keeping the children and teenagers safe. While some accidents are unavoidable, constantly looking for opportunities to improve safety and reduce risks will ensure the safest environment to care for school-aged children. Administrators are responsible for preventing accidents and illnesses. With the right policies and oversight, you …

Tips for Managing Classroom Behaviors

Teachers are tasked with planning and executing those lesson plans to deliver quality education. But a major variable in that process is the children’s classroom behavior.  Just like adults, children have good days and bad days, and the teacher’s role is to ensure that even during the bad days, their behavior is not so disruptive …

Autumn Activities for Preschoolers

Slowly, the days are beginning to cool off. And with that comes a new set of fun activities you can complete in the classroom. As you search for autumn activities for preschoolers, think about ways to move the classroom outside to engage children and enjoy these nice days.  And if you want to start planning …

Celebrating Labor Day at Your Childcare Center 

Labor Day is a somewhat more challenging holiday to teach children about. That’s because it revolves around labor relations and fair working conditions for staff. So how can you make the holiday come alive for young children? This unofficial end to summer invites everyone to pause, slow down and enjoy a few more nice weather …

7 Effective Classroom Management Strategies

The patience and incredible planning that preschool teachers undergo are nothing short of incredible. You’re hardworking, strategic, and keen on the tools and methods children need to grow.  Effective classroom management strategies will ensure children get the most out of the upcoming school year and that teachers feel organized and prepared for each class session. …

Simplify Child Care Sign-In and Improve Efficiency

Childcare sign-in is a crucial element of running a childcare center. Without a smooth process, parents will dread dropping off their child, which might make them look for alternative care options for their child. Make a good impression with effective tools. Sign-in is the first interaction parents have with your childcare each day. Here’s how …

The importance of back-to-school preparation

Back-to-school season brings with it many big feelings for both parents and students. For young children, it’s a big transition and change. And while it is often an exciting new adventure, it can be stressful as they leave the security of spending all day with family or loved ones.  As a preschool or early childhood …

Improving Teachers’ Daily Productivity and Efficiency

The work that teachers do is incredible and so important. One project or discussion could be what opens the door to broader understanding or passing a developmental milestone for a child. And yet all that lesson planning and assessment review could put undue strain on a teacher to where they find themselves lesson planning in …

Ways to Increase Fall Enrollment at Your Center

Summer break is in full swing. But for childcare owners, that means preparing for the upcoming school year. Reviewing enrollment can ensure you maximize profits and fully extend your services to your community. But parents won’t request a tour or complete the enrollment forms unless they know you have the space. You need to get …