• Single Dad? 3 Tips For Choosing The Right Child Care Center

    As a single parent, it is important to surround yourself with support, and enrolling your child in a quality child care center lets you know that you have additional caregivers available who understand the importance of early childhood education. However, it is common to have many questions regarding how to determine if a prospective daycare program provides quality care. As you begin the process of choosing a child care center, use these tips to find one that fits your child's needs. [Read More]

  • 3 Benefits Of Classroom Observation By An Outside Company

    If you run a school, you and the other administrators likely spend at least some time observing the district's teachers in action. Classroom observation can have many benefits for both teachers and students alike, and it's something that's worth doing on a regular basis. That said, classroom observation can be time consuming as it requires the teacher and the observer to both be in the same room at the same time, sometimes for hours on end. [Read More]

  • Child Care For Multiple Children: Is Daycare Still Worth It?

    Child care for one young child can be expensive enough to finance, but what about when you have multiple children who haven't entered school yet? While hiring a babysitter instead of sending them to a child care facility seems attractive financially, there are many benefits to daycare centers as well. Here is the case for both options. Hiring a Sitter The main benefit of hiring a sitter for multiple children is that the costs of care don't go up as much when you add additional children. [Read More]

  • Ideas For "Twin Day" For Your Preschool Class

    When you run a preschool, you're always trying to think of new activities to keep the children occupied. Theme days can be particularly exciting for the class — you simply select a theme and then tailor the day's events around it. One worthwhile theme to plan is "twin day." For this day, you need the children to partner up with a friend; or you may wish to divide the group into partners if you want to encourage children to mingle outside their normal group of friends. [Read More]

  • Up Up And Away! 4 Steps To Help You Prepare For Flight Training

    If you've decided that the time is right to become a pilot, there are some steps you should take before you begin your training. While it might be tempting to jump right in with both feet, advanced preparation will make the process go much smoother. Here are four tips to help you get a head start on your flight training. Get Your Vision Tested If it's been a while since you had your vision tested – or you've never had your vision tested – now's the time to schedule an appointment with an optometrist. [Read More]