Insights & Inspirations

Finding Inspiration for Classroom Spaces

As an educator, you want to create classroom spaces that are inspiring places for children to learn. Accomplishing that goal isn't easy, but finding the right inspiration can help you make an effective, creative classroom design that provides children with various learning opportunities. Utilizing designs and objects that inspire you as an educator will help revitalize your passion for teaching and make learning more fun for you and the children in your care. Read More…

Understanding Professional Development Issues and Shortcomings

There are a number of professional development programs and options available for educators, but not all of them are effective or worth the investment. A recent report found that 90 percent of U.S. teachers have participated in professional development, but the majority of those teachers believe that professional development opportunities (with the exception of content-related training) are not useful or effective in the classroom (Darling-Hammond et al.). Read More…

Teaching Supplies & Professional Services for the Education of Infants, Toddlers, Preschoolers & Elementary-Age Students

At Kaplan Early Learning Company, education is the cornerstone of our family business. We provide developmentally-appropriate educational products to families and we are a total solution for early childhood educators – offering everything from cribs for your infant/toddler classroom, to curricula for your preschool classroom, and family engagement materials for your elementary classroom. Outside of the classroom, we have dozens of professional development presenters, partnerships for online learning, a full-service playground installation solution and turn-key setup for opening new child care centers.

Our business is less about the business, and more about taking care of our customers. All our employees strive to provide superior customer service. With nearly 50 representatives around the country, someone isn't far from being able to come help you assess the needs for your specific situation. No matter what the situation, from finding the highest quality daycare furniture to determining the best technology solution for a preschool classroom, we have the people and the passion to help you find the answers you need.