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10 Signs of a Safe Day Care

There are many factors to consider when looking for a daycare for your child. But safety should always be at the top of your list. There are safety standards for things like licensing, childproofing, staff-to-child ratios, indoor and outdoor spaces, staff behavior, behavior policies, etc. And you should investigate and approve of all of them. Dr. […]

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Health and Safety in Child Care: What to Look For

More often than not, there are numerous questions a family might have when visiting a centre, especially if this is their first experience with child care. The process can be overwhelming if you don’t know where to start. A common topic that comes up often when looking for child care is health and safety. Here […]

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Are you showing your work?

A lot of learning happens the hard way or – much worse – is lost because people don’t do a good job of showing their work. They don’t document how they got from point A to point B in performing a task or developing a skill. Or, maybe they do, but they capture only the […]

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5 Key Benefits of Lifelong Learning

Fair enough. But I think it is still worth being clear with ourselves about why we engage in lifelong learning. (I am very fond of asking “why?”) Knowing the reasons can help with clarifying our learning goals and planning; it can help keep us focused at those times when maybe learning does not seem like its own reward, when we need discipline; and, finally, it […]