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Teaching Thematic Units with ABCmouse for Schools

Most early childhood educators find thematic units to be a useful, effective way to teach young children. Themes cover all areas developmental objectives while focusing on one topic, allowing early learners to be exciting about learning. ABCmouse for Schools is the perfect complement to thematic units because it offers you easy access to themed lessons. With hundreds of activities, you …

ABCmouse for Schools supports Early Childhood Education Best Practices

According to research conducted by the Center for Early Literacy Learning, children between 3 to 5 years old should be increasing their mastery of print-related skills and linguistic processing skills.  The study also found that children develop literacy-related skills when they are provided with literacy-rich experiences, a variety of instructional practices, and interest-based activities. You can read the entire study …

Rev Up Revenue with ABCmouse for Schools

You continually invest in your center to make it better. New classroom materials, playground equipment, system upgrades, and more. By converting to the Kid Orange Tech School Pay account, your commitment to the ABCmouse for Schools program will start paying you back. How does it work? Centers can leverage the benefits of ABCmouse for Schools and technology systems to receive …

Make ABCmouse for Schools a Selling Point on the Tour

Tours are one of the best opportunities to show parents that your school is the right place for their children. ABCmouse for Schools is not only an exciting program to have in your school, but also a huge competitive advantage with no additional cost for your prospective family. Are you including ABCmouse for Schools in your tour? Here are some ideas …

Creative Ways to Introduce ABCmouse for Schools to Parents

Parents who are active participants in their school’s programs are some of the best promoters in your community. One of the benefits of using ABCmouse for Schools in your school is the school-to-home connection. So how do you get parents excited about this great program and what it has to offer their family? Consider creating a month-long campaign to engage …

How to Introduce ABCmouse for Schools to Your Teachers

ABCmouse for Schools has over 7,000 interactive learning activities in reading, math, beginning science, social studies, arts and colors, giving teachers a wealth of content to enance their classroom lessons. But do they know what to do once they’ve logged in? ABCmouse for Schools is easy and fun to use for teachers, but they need to engage with the program …

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Finding Technology’s Place in Early Childhood Education

This generation of parents are tech savvy, which isn’t lost on their young children. Early learners are familiar with iPhones and tablets, learning to swipe before knowing the letters on the screen. Technology is no longer taboo in early childhood classrooms; it’s become a valuable learning tool. A recent article outlines the changes the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) made …

Using the ABCmouse for Schools Virtual Calendar in the Classroom

Reviewing the calendar is a popular way to begin whole group instruction in preschools.   Did you know that ABCmouse for Schools has a virtual calendar that can be easily customized and integrated into your classroom routine? Using the dashboard, teachers can add stickers to mark holidays and add in class birthdays and important events.  Updates are quick and easy. By …

Showcasing ABCmouse for Schools in Your School

There is a lot happening inside a preschool. Parents are generally focused on getting their child to the classroom in a timely manner, without a meltdown and with all supplies needed to get through the day before rushing off to work.  Without a doubt, parents will miss important messaging along the way, like your school now offering ABCmouse for Schools. …

Preparing Children For Kindergarten

Most education experts agree that to be ready for kindergarten, children must have knowledge and skills in a variety of areas, often called domains.  The six domains include: language, literacy, cognitive (knowledge) and math, physical health and motor skills and social/emotional development. Teachers can utilize a variety of activities throughout the ABCmouse for Schools online learning academy to help prepare …