1. Sleep and Toddler Learning (Part One)

    In our last blog series, we looked at how to prepare your child for preschool — from setting a schedule, to learning how to cooperate and interact with their peers around them. This stage in toddler growth and development is expansive and so many things are new and exciting, making them curious about the world around them. So, where does sleep come into play? Do they need more or less? A busy pr…Read More

  2. How To Prepare Your Child For Preschool Early Learning: Part Two

    In our last post, we explored the intricacies of preparing your child for preschool that looked at routines, teachable moments and emphasizing craft time along with reading and vocabulary practice. Preparing your child for a toddler program or preschool doesn’t have to be a rigid, sit-down-and-do flashcards, type of environment. It’s letting your child be who they are as they develop and grow …Read More

  3. Breaking The Myths of Early Learning Education: Part Two

    In part one, we covered three myths that are cycling the early childhood education space including the myths that children will acclimate in kindergarten and become adjusted without it, early learning programs are too expensive, and kids are resilient and don’t need exposure to early education. In today’s post, we’ll explore more myths that are operating in this space. There are many evidenc…Read More

  4. How To Prepare Your Child For Preschool Early Learning: Part One

    As we enter into the spring season, a child’s school year is just winding down, usually, around May or June, they’re out for summer break. If your child wasn’t quite old enough to be in a preschool program this school season, now is the perfect time to help prepare them for an early education program when August rolls around. Beginning an early learning program, namely preschool, is a big an…Read More

  5. Why Movement Is Crucial In The Classroom

    Educational programs, whether it be classes for toddlers or preschool education, tend to focus on a child’s educational and socioemotional skills. These skills are extremely crucial for our kids at this stage of development, but researchers are also finding that movement is becoming just as critical. With the ever-evolving world of technology and the screens they are on, it is hard for caregiver…Read More

  6. Breaking The Myths of Early Learning Education: Part One

    The early years — before they turn eight years old — are crucial for kids, as it is a time for major growth, development, and exploration into who they will become. Many replicated and evidence-based studies have found strong data that early learning programs result in fewer adults in prison later in life. Early childhood learning sets a course for children to learn to read by third grade and …Read More

  7. Why Early Learning Accreditation Matters

    When you’re choosing an early learning program, you want to know that your child is in safe hands and that their education is high-quality. Choosing a program is a feat in and of itself, so knowing that the early program is licensed are the beginning steps. Not only are you looking for an accredited facility, but you may want to further investigate the specific policies and procedures of the ear…Read More

  8. Choosing An Early Learning Program: Part Four

    In our last few blogs, we’ve taken an in-depth look on how to choose an early learning program. They have covered the very basic steps from researching the different programs available and matching the curriculum, to finding the best fit your child’s needs. We’ve also covered the qualities of a great teacher and assessing the teacher and their interactions between the children.   Choosing a…Read More

  9. Choosing An Early Learning Program: Part 3

      In our three part series, we’ve been discussing topics on how to choose an early childhood education program that, you as a caregiver or parent, are happy and enthusiastic about. An early learning program needs to not only be up to par with the current science-based evidence in early childhood education, but it needs to employ instructors who are more than just warm bodies. In part three,…Read More

  10. Choosing An Early Learning Program: Part 2

    In our last blog, we covered basic things to look for when choosing an early learning program including researching programs that interest you and assessing the curriculum to see if it fits best with your child. Once you find an early childhood education program that fits your criteria, you may want to observe the how the teacher interacts with the classroom. What does the teacher exhibit? You, as…Read More

  11. Why is Early Education So Important?

    Researchers have touted that the future of a child’s academic success, is determined before they reach the age of eight. Before the age of eight, a child is developing so rapidly — cognitively, socially, and emotionally — so fostering early education practices is crucial in those early years. Toddler education has been honed in on by educators and politicians alike, because they know setting…Read More

  12. Three Tips On How To Choose An Early Learning Program: Part 1

    Choosing an early childhood education program is an important, albeit, nerve racking choice. With so many theories and approaches on child development, it’s hard to know which avenue to go down. Don’t place too much pressure on yourself because at the end of the day, finding a program that is both enriching and safe is a great place to begin. Research programs that interest you Exploring your …Read More