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INSIGHTS & INSPIRATIONS

If you're looking for fun ways to incorporate holidays into your students' assignments, you can find a great list of festive ideas in the first of this month's featured Insights and Inspirations articles. With children being excited and full of energy this time of the year, featuring holidays in some of their school work can help them focus and get more motivated about learning. From practicing storytelling skills to giving back to the community, you can find a variety of ways to celebrate and enjoy the holidays with your students. Read More...
Interactive reading plays an important role in supporting children's early literacy skills. Choosing interactive books can help you engage infants and toddlers by capturing their natural interest and curiosity. In the second of this month's featured Insights and Inspirations articles, we discuss how you can capture children's attention and help them develop early literacy skills. From giving characters different voices to making positive statements about books, you can make reading fun and engaging for infants and toddlers. Read More...

Activity Ideas

Three Delightful Dr. Seuss Activities for Preschoolers
Every year on March 2, children, parents, and teachers across the nation celebrate Read Across… More »

Arts & Crafts

Apple Boats Fall STEM Activity
Celebrate the fall season while exploring STEM concepts with this fun apple activity! With… More »

Buying Guides

Blocks vs. Manipulatives
Blocks vs. Manipulatives: Is There A Difference? You've probably heard someone make the argument… More »

Challenging Behaviors

Addressing Challenging Behaviors
Prevention Techniques to Address Challenging Behaviors in the Classroom Whether a child… More »

Classroom Setup

Football-Themed Back-to-School Bulletin Board
Engage with your students on the first day of school with an interactive bulletin board and… More »

Curriculum & Assessment

Top 5 Assessment Myths – Busted!
Article by Laura Bailet, PhD, Kaplan's Chief Academic Officer Over the course of my more… More »

Family Engagement

5 Ways to Stop the Spread of Germs
Keeping germs at bay is an important part of wellness during all times of the year! Now, more… More »

For Teachers

5 Easy Ways to Practice Mindfulness in Your Daily Life
Professional development comes in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes, it's learning to care for… More »

Furniture

Choosing an Educational Carpet or Rug
Educational carpets and area rugs can help brighten your classroom or child care center and… More »

Gender Identity

Communicating Inclusively with Parents and Caregivers
This entry is the second in a blog series on gender identity in preschool, written by child… More »

General

Criteria for Choosing Items for Children's Use
As a teacher, picking out new items for your classroom is always exciting (and a little nerve… More »

Inclusive Classroom

The Biggest Divider in the Achievement Gap Isn't What You Think
Article by Laura Bailet, PhD, Kaplan's Chief Academic Officer The "achievement gap" is… More »

Instructional Strategies

Adding Rigor to Gardening Projects
Gardening provides a variety of hands-on, project-based learning experiences for elementary… More »

Kaplan News

VP Anna Wilmoth Receives 2018 Winston Under 40 Leadership Award
Lewisville, NC, October 8, 2018 — Anna Wilmoth, VP of Marketing and Merchandising at… More »

Learning Centers

Encouraging Creativity in Music and Movement Learning Centers
Music and movement are essential parts of early learning. From singing songs with children… More »

Literacy

Three Delightful Dr. Seuss Activities for Preschoolers
Every year on March 2, children, parents, and teachers across the nation celebrate Read Across… More »

Math

Bringing Distance Learning to Life with Alive Studios
For the safety of children and their families, many early childhood centers and programs have… More »

Outdoor Learning

Adding Rigor to Gardening Projects
Gardening provides a variety of hands-on, project-based learning experiences for elementary… More »

Playground

Creating Outdoor Play Environments for Infants and Toddlers
As a caregiver, it's important that you provide the infants and toddlers in your care with… More »

Product Spotlight

Biggest Assessment Myth
Article by Laura Bailet, PhD, Kaplan's Chief Academic Officer Assessments only need to… More »

Professional Development

4 Steps to Earning Your CDA
We all know professional development is important—it can get you a job faster, excel… More »

School Readiness

Helping Kids Avoid Summer Learning Loss
The word "summer" invokes images of vacations, spending time with family and friends,… More »

Science

Astronaut Glove Box
Bring space exploration to the classroom with the Astronaut Glove Box! Using recycled materials,… More »

Seasonal

Apple Boats Fall STEM Activity
Celebrate the fall season while exploring STEM concepts with this fun apple activity! With… More »

Sense of Place

Why Heart-Centered Environments Matter
The Sense of Place preschool furniture collection is beautifully and intentionally designed… More »

Sensory

Farm Animal Washing Activity
The Farm Washing Animal Activity is a simple, fun, and engaging sensory play activity for… More »

Social & Emotional Development

Addressing Challenging Behaviors
Prevention Techniques to Address Challenging Behaviors in the Classroom Whether a child… More »

STEM

Apple Boats Fall STEM Activity
Celebrate the fall season while exploring STEM concepts with this fun apple activity! With… More »

Technology

Using Cameras and Video Cameras as Learning Tools
Do you use cameras and video cameras to facilitate learning and support family engagement… More »

Wellness

5 Ways to Stop the Spread of Germs
Keeping germs at bay is an important part of wellness during all times of the year! Now, more… More »

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