Nature play in preschool

Educare tips: Giving children opportunities for nature play

November 7, 2016 9:07 pm Published by

Every day offers young children an opportunity to explore the natural world. Nature play helps young children develop critical thinking and social-emotional skills. How can you incorporate nature play into your early childhood program? Debrah Jacobson, mentor coach, curriculum and... Read More

Educare Tips: How to create an early childhood garden

November 7, 2016 8:28 pm Published by

Whether you have a green thumb or not, introducing the basics of gardening, nature and fresh vegetables into your early childhood program can have a positive effect on your students, parents and staff. Gardening programs, like many Educare schools run,... Read More

Getting men involved in early childhood education

May 12, 2016 10:11 am Published by

Steve White recently visited an early childhood classroom and observed a male teacher holding a doll to show a young boy how to handle a baby. The experience struck White, senior director of school leadership for Sheltering Arms Early Education... Read More

Recipes for effective family engagement

February 2, 2016 11:43 am Published by

Parents are instrumental to their children’s success. Educare schools have dedicated family support staff, who along with the teachers and administrative staff, partner with parents to support their children’s learning and development. At a recent training for new family support... Read More