School of Education Blog

Spotlighting School of Education leaders from Rasmussen College, the education blog features in-field teacher blog posts from the early childhood education sphere.

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What Do Preschoolers Learn? What to Expect in Early Education

Preschoolers are going through an incredible period of growth and learning—and it shows up in several different ways. The lessons these little ones are learning span far beyond just crayons and finger paints. To help paint a more accurate portrait, we outlined five important ways preschoolers learn and grow.

Should I Be an ECE Major? All the Info You Need to Know

As with any major or academic program, you want to do your research on the courses you’ll take, what skills you’ll need to succeed in the field and what your career outlook may be after graduation. We've compiled the information you need to help you decide whether you should pursue an Early Childhood Education major.

Everything You Need to Know About Becoming a Childcare Director

Working with kids is one thing, but managing people, leading a team and being the one who is responsible for the answers is a whole other animal. Before you get too far along in the process, you need to know what becoming a childcare director will mean for you. Join us as we take a closer look.

The Importance of Recess: Why Schools Need More Playtime

Kids love it, but how beneficial is it? Don’t underestimate the importance of recess in your classroom. Read on to find out why play is vital to learning and what you can do to keep recess and playtime a part of your early childhood program.

Is Earning a Child Development Associate Credential Worth It?

Earning a child development associate (CDA) credential is a great way to launch a successful career in early childhood education (ECE). Learn more about what it takes to earn your CDA credential and how it can benefit your future as an ECE professional.