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 …

What Are the Benefits of a Parent-teacher Communication App?

Modern childcare organizations need a parent-teacher communication app. These apps aid in parent-teacher communication in a variety of ways including instant messaging, daily recaps and developmental milestone tracking. A weekly or monthly email newsletter to parents serves a certain communication need. But in the world of instant Tweets, smartphone notifications for every bank deposit and …

Thanksgiving Classroom Activities Perfect For Preschool

Fun parties, special treats, and Thanksgiving classroom activities can help make this time of year enjoyable for young children. But as educators, you might be looking to take it one step further to explain the historical roots, cultural traditions and significance behind each holiday. Thanksgiving is no exception, and your team can begin instructing children …

Safe Halloween Activities for Preschoolers

Halloween activities can be tons of fun with preschoolers. Their eyes fill with wonder as they gaze upon pumpkins, cornfields and scarecrows while chasing down their favorite candy while trick or treating. And although the holiday holds many fun treats and experiences, it can also carry some risks with it if you aren’t careful. Learn …

Dealing with Pandemic-induced Separation Anxiety in Children

Many businesses are beginning to require that employees return to the office full-time. And with that, children are returning to daycare. After so much time with their parents, separation anxiety in children will likely be common this school year. Over the last year and a half throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, parents have been able to give children …

Increase Subsidies with These Child Care Success Tools

iCare Journal Templates Customized by State There’s a very fine line between profitability and financial hardships when it comes to how to run a successful daycare business. Accurate documentation, billing and invoicing are all crucial in ensuring your success. Early childhood education software can be a huge asset to provide the necessary child care success …

How to Provide Parents and Children the Best Childcare Experience

In a service business like childcare, the experience is what makes or breaks it for your customers. Taking time to focus on your experience can improve your retention rates and even fill your center with new business thanks to happy customers who refer you to their friends. Ignoring the experience that children and parents have …

5 Professional Qualities that Stand Out in Preschool Centers

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.