Infographic: Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/5/17 4:18 PM / by Child Care of Southwest Florida posted in Child care, Teachers, Learning, children

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Teacher Appreciation Week begins May 8, and ends May 12. We want to take the time to say a big THANK YOU to all of the amazing teachers that work at our learning centers. 

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5 Ways Your Toddler’s Early Learning Center Facilitates Play Learning

[fa icon="calendar'] 10/10/16 11:50 PM / by Claudia Auger posted in Child care, Teachers, Learning

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Is your toddler enrolled in an early learning program? See below for five ways that your child’s early learning teacher facilitates play-based learning for your child’s development.

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5 Ways to Keep Early Learners Busy While YOU’RE Studying

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/11/16 9:34 AM / by Claudia Auger posted in Teachers, outdoor activities, summer

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I’m fortunate enough to have a career where I work with non-traditional college students. These driven individuals often return to school after working for a number of years, and come back with a variety of experiences and perspectives, and also full families in tow!

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6 Practices You Might Not Know about in Your Child's Early Learning Center

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/27/16 10:30 AM / by Claudia Auger posted in Child care, Teachers

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A lot more than teaching and nurturing goes on at early learning centers. See below for six practices that you may not know about!

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5 Ways Early Learning Educators Promote Auditory  Engagement

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/26/16 12:47 PM / by Claudia Auger posted in Child care, Teachers

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While many learning centers and classrooms focus on visual environments like decorations and displays, some other learning centers have increasingly focused on creating hearing, or auditory engagement in their classrooms as well.

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5 Tips for Your Preschooler’s First Day of School

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/5/15 1:27 PM / by Child Care of Southwest Florida posted in Teachers, first day of school, Learning, development

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5 Tips for Your Preschooler’s First Day of School

Whether you dread it or love it, it’s that time of year again- back to school! But if your little one is starting preschool, it’s not “back”, it’s “starting”. Most children feel a mixture of excited, nervous and a little scared on the first day of school because of all the big changes. New teachers, new friends, and a new routine can be a lot for a child to handle. Luckily, these "new" worries only stick around for a little while. Let's find out how to make starting preschool as pleasant as possible, for both of you. Make sure your child:

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