Children stacking cups and paper at our childcare center

Prime Time Early Learning is rolling out STEM Education Program in 2019

To help prepare our Prime Time children for school and life ahead, beginning in February 2019, we are rolling out a new STEM enrichment program for all our schools.   What is STEM?  It is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. STEM activities involve our teachers presenting an age-appropriate approach to introductory science,…

Professionals Discuss Child Play As An Medium For Academic Learning

Professionals Discuss Child Play As An Medium For Academic Learning

Child care professionals agree that “play is an important vehicle for developing self-regulation and promoting language, cognition, and social competence”. Play is also anecdotally a natural activity for children to engage in that supports good physical and emotional development, contributes to a child’s underlying happiness, and reduces life stress levels. While these ideas may be…

What Does a Preschool Teacher Know?

What Does a Preschool Teacher Know?

Previously, this blog has discussed the qualifications that someone wishing to do professional infant care, or to teach preschool or nursery school must have, including their formal education and various training certificates. However, most people know that certifications and coursework are of little value without related experience. Preschool, Nursery School, and Pre-Kindergarten teachers have unique…