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5 Professional Qualities that Standout in Childcare Centers and Preschools

Childcare can be a challenging profession. There are 5 qualities that the really great childcare professionals tend to have. Here are those qualities so you can watch out for them as you work to build a winning team.

Patience
A great preschool teacher or administrator is patient because young children tend to ask repeat questions and need constant reminders of the same things over and over again. Children have energy galore and may need to be pulled back into the learning scene repeatedly throughout the day as they try to expel all that energy.

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How to Get More Results Out of Your Childcare Software

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.

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Sending your child to preschool could yield lifelong benefits

Children who attend preschool are four times more likely to graduate college. But it may not necessarily be why you think.

Proving that preschool improves test scores once a child reaches first grade is difficult, and many studies have shown it’s not necessarily all about what a child learns in preschool. It’s more about instilling a passion for learning at a young age and providing outstanding care and a safe place to play on a regular basis.

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5 Lessons Preschool Centers Learn From Superheroes

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.

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How Technology Is Changing How We Run Childcare Centers

Technology is changing childcare centers, but it’s truly for the better. From improved relationships to tracking developmental milestones, technology is making it easier for childcare centers to succeed and make a difference in the lives of children and their parents.

To better understand how technology is changing how we run childcare centers, let’s take a look at the major areas that technology is influencing.

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