Childcare centers are helping the helpers


  • March 26, 2020
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   early-learning
Children in a VPK classroom
Local childcare workers are the folks helping the helpers in this crisis.

How does 'serve and return' work with babies?


  • March 25, 2020
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   early-learning
Brain
How does "serve and return" work in brain building? It's easier than you think.

Leading in Uncertain Times


  • March 23, 2020
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   quint-studer,Training Development,leadership,leadership-development
Nervous leader
First and foremost, we need to get focused and intentional about how we respond to this pandemic. What you do and how you behave over the next few weeks (or possibly months) will stay with your employees for a long time to come.

WSRE offers 'At-Home-Learning' for students


  • March 20, 2020
  • /   Reggie Dogan
  • /   early-learning
The schedule change is part of a statewide effort among PBS stations in Florida to support families, educators and students during school closures brought on by the Coronavirus pandemic.
WSRE’s new daytime television schedule will include specific blocks of time for Pre-K through 12th grade levels and cover English language arts, social studies, science and math.

Can you see me now? Tips to maximize Zoom for social connecting while physical distancing


  • March 20, 2020
  • /   Morgan Milbradt
  • /   leadership,leadership-development,Training Development
Leadership Development Team Virtual Meeting using Zoom
Our Learning Content Developer Stephana Gaudin used to spend her days working virtually with team members across the US: Arizona, Utah, New York, Texas, and Georgia. In this article, she shares some quick tips for getting your team started on Zoom, as well as best practices

Brain Builders start a powerful circle


  • March 13, 2020
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   early-learning
Jenna and Steven
SCI's Brain Builders are harnessing the power of family bonds to boost language skills.

Hand your remote employees tools for success (and wash your hands)


  • March 12, 2020
  • /   Stephana Gaudin
  • /   leadership-development
man working from home
As a business owner or leader, you might find yourself googling “how to work from home” or “how to manage employees remotely” in the past few days.

The Brain Architects: Toxic Stress


  • March 5, 2020
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   early-learning
The Brain Architects podcast
How toxic stress impacts the brain — and what you can do to help offset those impacts.

What was your preschool's readiness rate


  • February 28, 2020
  • /   Shannon Nickinson
  • /   early-learning
VPK classroom
Readiness rates also are given to VPK providers to help gauge progress.

How to be a positive ambassador for your organization (and teach others to do the same)


  • February 24, 2020
  • /   Quint Studer
  • /   leadership,leadership-development,quint-studer,Training Development
Two employees welcoming you into the building being brand ambassadors.
Most of us have experienced how powerful it can be when an employee manages up a company and its products. For example, when a server raves about how great the steak is, we’re not only likely to order it, we’ll feel good about our decision.