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Choosing Child Care

Choosing Child Care

Choosing Child Care
Choosing Child Care StepsQuality child care that offers safe and positive experiences can help support your...
Choosing Child Care
Child Care Interview QuestionsWhat should you ask when interviewing for a child care program? Need some ideas...
Choosing Child Care
Co-OpThe first Cooperative Preschool (Co-op) was established in 1916 in Chicago. Sometimes...
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HighScopeThis “active learning” approach provides a strong academic foundation. It promotes...
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BilingualA bilingual classroom includes instruction in both English and another language like...
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Project-Based LearningProject-Based Learning (PBL) helps preschool and school-age children learn by engaging...
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Play-BasedThe play-based learning philosophy is inspired by a child’s natural tendency to...
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Sick CareKeeping sick children home is important for both the health and safety of the community...
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Potty TrainingPotty training is an important milestone in a child’s life. Parents and child care...
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Special NeedsThere are a variety of services available for school-age students with special needs....
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Family Child CareParents often choose FCC because it is a good match for the family’s home language...
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KindergartenKindergarten is an important step in a child’s academic career. In Kindergarten,...
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Pre-Kindergarten/PreschoolIn California, students are not required to attend school until age 6. Still, there...
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Green / Eco-Friendly Child CareGreen child care programs blend environmental lessons and eco-healthy practices into...
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Homework/Study TimeMany elementary and middle schoolers have homework. For this reason, some programs...
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Language ImmersionStudies show that the best time to learn a new language is between birth and age...
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Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE)Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE) was founded in 1978 by Magda Gerber. Gerber...
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Developmentally Appropriate PracticeDevelopmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) is the method teachers use to provide...
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Parent InvolvementYoung children learn everywhere—in early learning settings, outside of school,...
Choosing Child Care
Art-BasedArt-based child care programs include many activities that help children develop...
Choosing Child Care
Reggio-EmiliaThe Reggio-Emilia method is named after the region in Italy where it was first developed...
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Child-DirectedIn child-directed programs, children are free to explore their interests and ideas.  With...
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AcademicIn academic preschools, the emphasis is on performance and achievement. In academic...
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Religious or Faith-Based Child CareFaith-based organizations (FBOs) often provide child care programs that have an affiliation...
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WaldorfWaldorf education was founded in 1919 by Rudolf Steiner and Emil and Berta Molt,...
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MontessoriDr. Maria Montessori developed the Montessori method in the early 20th century. The...
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Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS)Across the United States, Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS) help child...
Wu Yee Children's Services
San Francisco | (844) 644-4300
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Children's Council of San Francisco
San Francisco | (415) 343-3300
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Wu Yee Children's Services
San Francisco | (844) 644-4300
  • Child Care Initiative Project
  • Child Care Referrals
See More
Children's Council of San Francisco
San Francisco | (415) 343-3300
  • Child Care Initiative Project
  • Child Care Referrals
See More

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