Archive for Category: Curriculum

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...

Read More

Did your CHILD or her TEACHER create that Artwork?

Children love arts and crafts, and chances are that your child has brought home many crafts from preschool. However, was the art project your child’s idea? Or their teachers? At Raising Arizona Preschool we pride ourselves in leaning through play, emergent curriculum, and teacher facilitated learning. The same is...

Read More