Posted on 01/29/2018 at 09:11 AM by Blog Experts

Do you ever want to “throw in the towel?”  Just say, “Enough already?”  If not, you ar...

Posted on 01/24/2018 at 08:21 AM by Blog Experts

Please check out this great resource from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for parents of little ones...

Posted on 12/21/2017 at 12:00 AM by Blog Experts

Recently Teaching Strategies expanded the GOLD widely held expectations for their learning objectives.  Now, rather...

Posted on 11/21/2017 at 02:12 PM by Blog Experts

Walk into an early childhood program and watch what is happening, but carefully remove your “lens” of what l...

Posted on 10/19/2017 at 03:22 PM by Blog Experts

Ahhh, the sights and scents of fall… crisp air, beautiful colors on the trees and in the fields, and the smell of...

Posted on 09/21/2017 at 08:15 AM by Blog Experts

Let’s look at some of the required criteria in Iowa’s Quality Preschool Program Standards that all districts...

Posted on 08/22/2017 at 07:44 AM by Blog Experts

The new school year is here and we shortly will be seeing teachers moving back into their rooms designing spaces to make...

Posted on 04/21/2017 at 07:58 AM by Liz Determan

Spring has sprung! The tulips and daffodils are blooming! The yards are green! The birds are singing! We have had a long...

Posted on 03/20/2017 at 07:39 AM by Liz Determan

If you are a state-funded preschool in Iowa there are a few changes that will be affecting you for the 2017-18 school ye...

Posted on 02/23/2017 at 08:12 AM by Liz Determan

The NEW QPPS STANDARDS are here! On February 1, the Department of Education released the long-awaited revision of the Qu...