How to Use ABCmouse in Your “Week of the Young Child” Events

This April, the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) will focus attention on the importance of quality education for young children with their annual “Week of the Young Child” celebration across the U.S. from April 24-28, 2017. The week-long event encourages early childhood educators to celebrate with events focused on music, literacy, art, fitness, social development, and …

Easy Thanksgiving Lessons at ABCmouse for Schools

That magical season of holidays is upon us. Just as you need to spend time preparing your home for the holidays, you’re also working to prepare your classroom. ABCmouse for Schools for Schools is here to help during this busy holiday season. Using the Lesson Builder tool on your teacher dashboard, you can easily search for and create Thanksgiving and …

Halloween Treats for Your Staff

As pumpkins and scarecrows begin to decorate your preschool, now is the perfect time to show your staff a little Halloween love, too.  After all, this is a holiday that can be just as fun for grown-ups as it is for the little ones.   Studies show that employee recognition and reward programs are critical to staff retention and performance. …

Halloween Classroom Activities

  As you’re planning your October lessons, don’t forget to check out all the fun Halloween activities at ABCmouse! Just log in to the “Lesson Builder” at ABCmouse and search for “Halloween” to discover printables, puzzles and art projects your students can create in class or at home. Here’s a preview of some of the tricks and treats you’ll find: …

children's education

Engaging Today’s Informed Parents

Parents of today’s preschoolers have grown up not only in the digital era, but in the age of standardized testing and pressure to be sure their child is ready for kindergarten. Millennial moms and dads may not hover like the helicopter generation; however, the desire to be a good, engaged parent is universal. This fundamental truth combined with the vast …

kids learning

ABCmouse for Schools: 3 Reasons to Get Started Today

Millennial parents expect technology to be integrated into your school’s offering. However, setting up a few tablets with games for the children to play just isn’t enough. How will you filter out ads? Is the content educational and age-appropriate? ABCmouse is the easy, proven solution to adding a technology component to your classrooms. Designed and managed by educators, ABCmouse includes …

Engage Families with ABCmouse this Fall

The back-to-school season is an exciting time of year. Along with the long-awaited return of the Pumpkin Spice Latte, there are new students and fresh lessons to plan. It’s also a great time to build the link between school and home. The Tools & Resources page within your ABCmouse teacher account is a great place to explore before the new …

Getting Millennial Parents to Enroll This Fall

Millennial parents are a huge force in the childcare marketplace. In fact, 80% of the 4 million children born each year in the U.S. are born to millennials. Much has been written about these Gen Y parents, and how they are different from their Gen X parents. How do you best position your center to appeal to today’s parents? What …

abcmouse

New ABCmouse for Schools Resources Available for Directors

Using ABCmouse in the classroom is a terrific way to set your early learning center apart from the competition. Parents are looking for a well-rounded academic setting for their children, and a technology component is an important selling point. Kid Orange Tech recently added several new tools to our website to help you to make the most of your ABCmouse …