3 Steps for Helping a Very Shy Child Fit In at Preschool

3 January 2017
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Going to preschool can be a grand adventure for a child. Preschool is often the first part of a child's formal education, and it offers children the opportunity to make friends that they may keep for life. If your child is especially shy, you can still empower them to make friends and enjoy their time in school without worrying about what to say. Taking steps to help them fit in can lead to an even better experience. Read More 

Three Factors To Consider When Searching For A Daycare For Your Newborn

30 June 2016
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Leaving a newborn at a daycare for the first time can be difficult for any new mom. Finding the right daycare will make the process much easier though. Use the guide that follows to learn how to choose the right daycare for your little one to ensure that they are as happy and safe as they can possibly be, while they are away from you. Find a Daycare with Ample Members of their Staff Read More 

Setting Them Up To Succeed: Six Tips To Help Your Child Make The Transition To Daycare

8 February 2016
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Help your child acclimate to daycare with some simple strategies to make the transition a bit easier. While many children have no problem adapting to the new schedule of daycare, there are some ways that parents can facilitate success in making it a smooth adjustment. Consider these steps that you can take to help your child thrive and succeed at daycare:  Ask around to find the best fit. Obviously, not every daycare will suit your schedule, preferences, and budget, so ask around at places like The Cottage School and visit to find the one that is right for your family's needs. Read More 

Child-Centered Charter Schools Prepare Children For A Lifetime Of Learning

9 November 2015
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The primary goal of a child-centered charter school is personal growth through personalized learning. Each child is allowed to learn and grow at their own pace, and their drive to learn is self-motivated. The result of this kind of learning is that each child naturally wants to learn more. Some of the methods and practices of a child-centered charter school are as follows:  Learning Is Personalized - Each child is allowed to choose what they want to learn and when they want to learn. Read More 

Pre-Kindergarten Or Kindergarten: How Do You Know What To Pick?

12 August 2015
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If you don't want to put your child in kindergarten because they would be one of the youngest in their grade, explore pre-K options. If you still need to have childcare, you may be able to find a program that offers both programs. There are a few things you want to consider before you choose a facility, and before you make the decision to keep your child out of kindergarten. Talk with the potential kindergarten school and the pre-K facility about the following things. Read More