Most parents realize the value their childcare team brings to their child’s development and learning. But no matter how much parents love and appreciate the work you do, they’ll still bring their concerns to you over problems they see in your childcare center.
Childcare administrators and classroom teachers have enough going that they don’t need to spend their day filing documents and searching for paperwork. Childcare administration software can make record keeping so much simpler. From a parent’s feeding instructions in the infant room to developmental milestones in the “terrific threes” room, digital records will make things so simple.
Montessori is the concept that a child is naturally interested in learning when placed in a supportive learning environment. This method of teaching believes in forming the whole child including its physical, social, emotional and cognitive wellbeing. If you’re looking to become an expert at Montessori school management, we have some tips to make that a reality.
You may be breathing a sigh of relief that the holidays have come and gone. However, now is a great time to evaluate your holiday hours and announce any changes you’d like to make. Sending out an annual calendar with days you planned to be closed helps parents know what to expect from your center and plan for days off work if needed.
Your childcare is your livelihood and your passion. Seeing its success is important to you. To help you get there, here are three steps to developing a successful childcare center. Get tips from other business owners While childcare centers are unique businesses and have nuances to them, you can still learn from other business owners about how they manage their business. Learn from other businesses how they do their marketing, where they post job openings, how they manage their finances and more.
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.
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.
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.
The school aged years are usually marked by steady growth and development. Making sure to offer children ample opportunities to move their bodies and stay physically active during this developmental phase will help ensure they strengthen the fundamental skills they need to live a healthy lifestyle as they continue to grow into adulthood.