Early education offers children the chance to socialize with other children, learn more about themselves, learn how to problem solve, build confidence and much more. But this doesn’t happen alone – it happens at the hands of teachers!
At Child Care of Southwest Florida, we invite parents and children to come grow with us. We strive to create a safe place where the imagination is set free and the childhood spirit is celebrated.
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.
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.
A lot more than teaching and nurturing goes on at early learning centers. See below for six practices that you may not know about!
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. Early learning centers that embrace senses outside of sight are able to engage early learners’ brains in ways that allow them to explore their creativity and curiosity. See below for five ways early learning centers promote auditory learning engagement for children.
(Adapted from Karen Miller's "The Dual Challenge: Meeting the Needs of Parents and Babies" http://www.communityplaythings.com/resources/articles/2009/the-dual-challenge-meeting-the-needs-of-parents-and-babies).
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.