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How to Choose the Right Kindergarten for your Child

For many parents, choosing a kindergarten is an overwhelming task. It is imperative to find a kindergarten that will match your child’s needs. The school you will be selecting must have a positive and encouraging environment. It must also offer programs that nurture a child’s growth and development. Take note of the following tips. These will help you navigate the… Read More

How to Get Your Kids Talking About School

Your youngest comes running towards the car, artwork clutched in her hand and a big grin on her face. As she settles into the passenger seat you ask the same question that countless parents ask at the end of a school day…”How was school?” Fine…good…or any variation of a single sentence is typically the response to your query. You rephrase… Read More

5 Ways Outdoor Learning Benefits Early Education

In recent years, the onset of technological advances combined with a cultural shift in society due to fears for children’s safety, has led to a reduction in time spent outdoors. With no space restraints and the freedom to run, jump, shout and play, outdoor learning opportunities give children a chance to explore, release all of their pent up energy and learn… Read More

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3 Reasons Investing in your Child’s Preschool Education Beats the Stock Market

Investing in your child’s preschool education will yield a greater return than the stock market. Cost-benefit analyses reveal that for every dollar invested in early childhood education, there is more than a $10 return in terms of cost savings in the following areas: remedial education economic well-being criminal justice tax revenues Adjusted for inflation, the annual return of investing in… Read More