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Feb 28, 2023 10:15:00 AM

What Certifications Do I Need to Open a Daycare?

Running a business
Starting a daycare business is a rewarding career that is necessary to support working families. In addition to having a passion ...
Feb 22, 2023 2:24:56 PM

Using Elijah’s Law to Protect Children with Food Allergies

Public policy
Eighty-five million Americans are living with life-threatening food allergies. Every three minutes, a food allergy reaction sends ...
Feb 22, 2023 1:56:21 PM

Provider's Guide to Universal Pre-K

Public policy
The discussion surrounding universal pre-K has gotten louder over the last decade. With six states currently providing this ...
Feb 17, 2023 5:47:54 PM

How to Use Open-Ended Questions with Preschoolers (with 50+ Examples)

Child development
Imagine one of your preschoolers enjoys playing with a plush dog toy. You ask, “Do you like dogs?” They respond with, “Yes,” and ...
Feb 17, 2023 4:41:32 PM

Running Record Observations in Early Childhood Education

Child development
As an educator, you’re tasked with many responsibilities. The core of early childhood education is to help young children build a ...
Feb 17, 2023 4:01:22 PM

How to Build Confidence and Self-Esteem in Children

Child development
Confidence and self-esteem play an essential role in a child's ability to take on the world bravely. Life can be stressful and ...
Feb 17, 2023 3:43:29 PM

Fun Activities to Improve Attention and Concentration in Toddlers

Child development
Toddlers have short attention spans, making it difficult to focus in the classroom for long periods of time. As they grow, ...
Feb 17, 2023 3:33:38 PM

How to Build Resilience in Children

Child development
Today’s lesson: If at first you don’t succeed—try, try again. While this saying might seem like a cliché, the message behind it ...
Feb 17, 2023 2:00:00 PM

DRDP: The Desired Results Developmental Profile

Child development
Early childhood educators and caregivers can use the Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) to observe and assess infants ...
Feb 15, 2023 9:45:22 PM

The Importance of Sensory Development in Early Childhood

Child development
To make sense of the world around them and engage in learning, children gather and process information by using their different ...