Articles tagged with early childhood education

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.

8 Ways to Honor Diverse Family Structures in the ECE Classroom

Since the heart of education is to help children learn, including diverse families in your classroom is a great goal to set for any classroom. To get your ideas flowing, we asked experts in early childhood education to weigh in on honoring diverse family structures.

What Is the Achievement Gap and What Can Educators Do About It?

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.