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3 Things Your Little One Needs To Be Prepared For Preschool

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The point of sending your little one to preschool is to ensure that he or she is prepared for kindergarten. There’s more that goes into preparing for kindergarten than learning the basics—letters, shapes, and numbers—your little one will also have to learn how to participate in a classroom setting with kids his or her own age. Here, you’ll learn a few tips that can help you determine if your little one is ready for preschool. Read More»

How The Military Trains Fighter Pilots, Manless Aircraft Controllers, And Tank Drivers

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Before there were video games for fun, the military used video simulators to train military personnel. That is correct; educational learning games developed and used by the military were, and still are, used to train personnel. Educational learning games services have military contracts to develop “games” that help them train, and these companies can develop any sort of simulation/game software to train your employees as well. Here are just some examples of how the military uses these types of “ Read More»

How You Can Find A Quality Preschool For Your Children

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It is important to make sure that you are starting to look for the best possible preschool for your children months, if not a year, before they are ready to start. The reason for this is because you will want plenty of time to explore the different options made available to you, and you also want to get them signed up for a spot before all of the spots are filled up by other students that are registering as well. Read More»

Tips For Evaluating Your Teaching Staff

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Monitoring the performance of the teachers that you oversee is an important aspect of being an informed and effective administrator. In particular, classroom walkthroughs can be an essential aspect of meeting this responsibility, but new administrators will often be unaware of what they should do to make the most out of these observations. Have A Goal For The Walkthrough Prior to conducting the classroom walkthrough, you will want to ensure that you have a solid understanding of the goals that you are attempting to achieve with the observation. Read More»

How To Plan Appropriate Learning Activities For Preschoolers

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Are you part of a group of parents who will have a semi-formal playgroup at each of your homes? If the intent is to include learning activities as part of the play time, here are some ideas that might help you to plan some appropriate actives that the kids will enjoy while they are learning. Set The Stage - By setting up a room especially for the children’s learning activities, you’ll be ahead of the game. Read More»