Archive for Category: Child Care

STAFF HIGHLIGHT- MS. MARINA

Raising Arizona Preschool teacher, Ms.  Marina sat down with us, so we could learn more about her and  her classroom.   Ms. Marina is our Little Einsteins’ teacher, she is currently in process of both her Child Developmental Associates Credential and several certifications in early childhood education topics, including exceptional...

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Educational Impact of High-Quality Pre-Kindergarten Program

“High‐quality early childhood education equips children with the cognitive skills required for success in elementary school and beyond” (Weiland & Yoshikawa).   A recent study on the impacts and effects of prekindergarten was conducted by the Institute of Education Sciences and surveyed prekindergarten programs in the Boston, Massachusetts.  The...

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What is a CDA Credential?

A CDA (Child Development Associate) is a national credential awarded by the Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition. This credential requires formal training, experience, observation, exam and is awarded by the Council in Washington D.C. It is a sign of a highly qualified early childhood educator.  It a arduous process...

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Thankfulness of Children

Do you struggle with a child who has yet to learn appreciation or be grateful? Young children are very egocentric; they still believe the world revolves around them, so they do not understand the concept of gratitude. By learning gratitude, children become sensitive to feelings of others, develop empathy...

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