Preschool: School and Academics Articles
Do you know if your child's preschool is accredited? Should you care? Considering the fact that fewer than 10 percent of America's preschools have gained accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children, chances are your child's preschool is not one of them.
Magnetic letters provide opportunities for hands-on learning which are well suited for the way young children learn. Round up those magnetic letters and try a few of these fun, multi-sensory activities to help your preschooler master important early literacy skills
In preschool, math learning is all about counting, number recognition, and one-to-one correspondence. Here's how to help your child practice at home.
Here are great ideas to turn your preschooler's romp at the playground into a fun-filled adventure in science!
A study released by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) shows that the type of preschool a child attends at 4 years old, will affect how he or she learns at 7. The study, the largest of its type to date, followed 5,000 preschoolers in 1,800 schools ...
As a child's first teacher, parents are in a unique position to understand their child's mood and energy. Many in the field of early education say it's important for parents to take this into consideration when choosing the right preschool for their child.
Did you know there may be a way to improve your child's reading before he even begins to read? In the past decade there's been a lot of talk about Baby Sign. Teaching babies sign language for communication before they can talk started out as a fad and has grown to be a phenomenon.
Integrating science into familiar settings can bring the magic of science to life. Here are some fun ways to introduce your preschooler to science at the park.
Do your child's preschool prospects make you feel like a babe in the woods? It may seem like there are more preschool possibilities than ever before, but as it turns out, alternative preschool philosophies have been around for a lot longer than you think.
President-elect Barack Obama promises change, and childcare centers and preschool programs across the country are in dire need of it. Obama's Zero to Five plan is to invest $10 billion a year to support young children and their parents. Here's what the plan looks like:
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