It’s no secret that there’s a pretty big variance in educational outcomes for students across the country, which is sometimes referred to as "the achievement gap". We take a closer look at the underlying issues causing it and what communities are doing to try and bridge that divide.
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You might have a hard time picturing complex lessons of injustice, inclusion or diversity being taught in your classroom. But don’t worry—even subtle lessons can make a big difference. Our experts agree that kids pick up on a whole lot more than most people realize.
Corralling a classroom of crazy kids is no easy feat. But this list of teaching strategies compiled from ECE pros will help you feel confident and prepared to take on your preschool classroom.
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What is ableism? And what does it have to do with a more inclusive classroom? Join us as we dig deeper into this issue and share some expert insights on the topic.
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Redshirting in kindergarten is a controversial topic, and is one that comes with logical pros and cons on both sides of the fence. We’re bringing you a comprehensive guide to help you make the best decision for your child.
In a time where childcare is in such high demand, it certainly feels like all the cards are in childcare providers’ hands. But there are many factors at work in this industry, some of which are driving the cost considerably higher.
ADHD in toddlers is a growing concern for parents and teachers who want to do everything they can to help the little ones in their care. To find out more about the signs of ADHD in toddlers and what concerned parents and teachers can do about it, we’ve enlisted the help of some experts to weigh in on the subject.
Human beings love trends. Whether they're based on food, fashion, pets or cars, we look for things that will connect us with others. Whether we like it or not, we've all jumped on a bandwagon a time or two. In the world of education, there are all kinds of trends. For example, two of the most popular current issues in early childhood education (ECE) are universal pre-k and technology in the classroom. But there are many others.
Spaced learning uses repetition to help even the littlest learners remember the facts and ideas that are introduced each day in your classroom. Want to give spaced learning a try in your ECE classroom? Read on to learn how you can put this learning technique to use!