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The second "I" in QRIS

As quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS, QRS, and Tiered QRIS) take hold across states with support from federal agencies via the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge’s… 803 more words

Early Childhood

How do we share OUR feelings with children?

I’ve been thinking a lot about how we share our own emotions with children, especially our big emotions like frustration, anger, over excitement, sadness and so on. 344 more words

Child Care

Educaring is Enjoyable!

We have trained close to 200 infant-toddler educators in the last 6 months, and it has been a really encouraging experience as we listen to how they have used what they have learned to improve their practice. 172 more words

Early Childhood Education

Please pay my preschool teacher well. Thanks!

Did you know that in the US, 46% of early childhood workers rely on public subsidies like food stamps and welfare and 57% worry about having enough food to feed their families (Vinci, 2014).   677 more words


Teaching about Thanksgiving

This post is an excerpt from a post entitled Teaching about Thanksgiving by Kathryn Walbert. This full post explains learning activities surrounding Thanksgiving need, above all, to be historically accurate. 2,281 more words

Child Development

25 years later, early childhood educators still get a raw deal

This week, the Center for the Study of Child Care Employment released its report Worthy Work, STILL Unlivable Wages: The Childhood Workforce 25 Years after the National Child Care Staffing Study with a…

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Early Childhood Education

Is GS Kids! Preschool Learning a useful educaional app ?

GS Kids! Preschool Learning is an app that is accessible to tablets, desktop computers, or any Smartphone device. The reason that the app was appealing is because it is one that is specifically rated ‘eC’ for… 1,165 more words