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  1. Learning Standards For Preschoolers In DC

    Grasp more of the learning standards your child will be exposed to in our early childhood education program! The purpose of early learning standards for pre-kindergarten-aged kids in DC is to better prepare them for entering kindergarten, thus the educational system. These standards are upheld in all facilities from community-based early care, family child care, private or public pre-kindergarten,…Read More

  2. Teaching Generosity in Early Childhood Education

    Help cultivate an attitude of giving to preschoolers! You’ve heard the critics or the overarching judgment on kids these days — they’re too plugged in and entitled. They demand this and that and expect society to bend at their snaps, so are we missing a vital opportunity to teach generosity in early childhood education to the tiniest citizens of the world?  At Community Education Research G…Read More

  3. Help Your Child Stay Engaged This Summer (Part Two)

    Go beyond the screen and foster fun, learning engagement this summer! In part one, we began the conversation on the importance of learning engagement with your little one, beginning with embarking on educational journies right here in DC! We’ll continue with more things you can do with your child this summer to stay engaged and excited about learning.  At Community Education Research Group, chi…Read More

  4. Help Your Child Stay Engaged This Summer (Part One)

    Summer is a time for kids to be kids, yet fun and engagement can co-exist! As a parent or caregiver, when summer vacation hits, it’s bittersweet. On one hand, it’s nice because the usual school-time schedule can be eased and you all can fall into a rhythm of more sleep and less rigidity, yet on the other hand, all of this free time can lead to boredom and disengagement. At Community Education …Read More

  5. What is the Whole Child Approach in Early Education?

    Learn more about how our Common Core Standards can address and better support our kids. Too often we compartmentalize our emotional health from every other facet, which is where implementing the whole child approach to education is beneficial and crucial to our earliest learners. At Community Education Research Group, it’s important for us to embrace the whole child and promote learning academic…Read More

  6. What is a Helicopter Parent? (Part Two)

    In the first part of this series, we dove into what a helicopter parent is, what it looks like, and why parents do it. In today’s post, we’ll expand on the topic and address why it can be harmful and how to remedy it. Community Education Research Group provides the leading early education and childcare services in the DC area with three accommodating locations. Join us in the conclusion on the…Read More

  7. What is a Helicopter Parent? (Part One)

    How Do Helicopter Parents Interfere With a Child’s Education? Parenting is a lifelong endeavor that ebbs and flows through different stages and seasons of a child’s life. Parenting has been described as “my heart living outside my body.” And, there is no doubt that parents want the best for their children — to protect them and see them thrive. But, when does the involvement in your child…Read More

  8. The Need For Physical Activity In Early Childhood (Part Two)

    In part one of this series, we examined why physical activity is so crucial in early childhood including maintaining a healthy weight and increased cognitive functions, and how movement and learning go hand-in-hand. In today’s post, we’ll expand on the need for movement in early childhood, introduce movement-based learning, and list activities you can do both at home and in the classroom to in…Read More

  9. Educational Child Care Services and The Working Parent (Part Two)

    In part one, we briefly touched on the benefits of educational child care services and how the options for working parents are limited. We began our exploration on delving into where these programs have gone and how child care has dramatically changed from how it was even 50 years ago. In today’s post, we’ll further dive into all of the childcare options parents face, and how the options are e…Read More

  10. Why Teaching Empathy in The Early Education Classroom is Important

    At Community Education Research Group, development of the whole child is crucial for their success in the DC educational system. This is not only incorporating a researched-based curriculum that covers the DC Common Core Standards, but it’s fostering the socioemotional skills such as confidence and empathy.   In today’s blog, we’ll discuss why empathy should be cultivated in early education…Read More