7 Little Changes to Make a Big Difference for Your Childcare Center

Some people hate the idea of being “trendy.” It’s a word that implies that something is here one day and gone the next. But if you’re avoiding certain childcare trends in your center, you might be the one that’s here one day and gone the next.

To help you stay up to date and competitive in the market, here are the 7 little changes that will make a big difference for your childcare center.

Tools that Help Teachers Communicate with Parents

As you get back into the swing of things with the school year starting, now is a great time to evaluate your childcare center’s communication with parents. Things to look for in your evaluation:

Ensure communication is clear
If action is required, reiterate what’s expected at the end of the communication to better ensure the action is taken

How to Hire the Right People for Your Childcare Program

Like it or not, it’s now back-to-school season. As stores line the shelves with backpacks and lunchboxes, now is a good time to evaluate your childcare program to ensure you have the right people to run your childcare center this school year.

Childcare staffing is a crucial aspect of your success. Your people are your most valuable asset. Here’s how to guarantee you hire the right staff from the start.

iCare Ding brings mobile push notifications to parents

We’re excited to introduce iCare Ding, which sends push notifications to parents’ phones when a teacher tags that parent’s child on a journal entry or photo.

Parents can be alerted to their child’s activities throughout the day via a text message that includes a link to the activity in iCare Software’s web-based platform.

5 ways technology engages families in the classroom

It’s another normal day at your childcare facility or school. Parents hug their kids goodbye and hope that everything goes well while they’re at work or out for the day. In contrast, when the kids stay with grandma for the weekend, the parents get regular updates throughout the day, but the work days are long without their little ones.