Tips For Learning Conversational French For Your Upcoming Trip To Paris

18 October 2017
 Categories: Education & Development, Blog

If you're planning a trip to Paris, you should think about learning conversational French before you go. Being able to speak the language makes your trip more fun and interesting. Learning a new language may not be as difficult as you think, especially if you plan ahead. No matter what your age, it's possible to learn French well enough to communicate when you're on vacation. Here are some tips that might help. Read More 

Getting Ready For Kindergarten: Reading At Home

13 August 2017
 Categories: Education & Development, Blog

Getting ready for kindergarten means much more than learning how to tie a pair of shoes and remembering the names of a few colors. Schools often expect more of their youngest students. That means developing early skills, such as literacy, before the first elementary school day. What can you do to help your almost- or already-kindergartner to learn about and love reading? Take a look at these easy at-home tips: Read More 

3 Tips To Prepare For Your Classroom Observation

25 June 2017
 Categories: Education & Development, Blog

As a teacher, the idea of an upcoming classroom observation can be enough to have you stressed out and worried. Even though you might feel confident about your teaching skills, you might also worry about what others will think and about how the observation will go in general. It can be easy to be stressed out about these things, but there are steps that you can take that can help you prepare. Read More 

Tips For Effectively Communicating With Your Preschooler’s Teacher

13 June 2017
 Categories: Education & Development, Blog

If your first-born child is entering a preschool, such as Advantage Learning Center, for the first time this fall, then it is important that you know how to effectively communicate your needs and desires with their teacher. Effective communication with your preschooler's teacher fosters an honest and open relationship where you will both feel comfortable communicating your thoughts and feelings with each other. Effective communication requires a certain skill set that not everyone is familiar with and many people unknowingly fail at miserably. Read More 

4 Things Your Child Will Learn In Day Care

12 June 2017
 Categories: Education & Development, Blog

Your child spends the better part of the day at day care. That means hours spent at the center of your choice. What does she do there all day? The answer to this question might surprise you. Sure, she finger paints and builds with blocks. But that's not all. Actually, it's far from it. Check out what your kiddo does when she's in child care. Early Math Okay, so your 3-year-old isn't learning calculus. Read More