Jack in the Box Schools Limits Screen Time

Jack in the Box Schools Limits Screen Time

Maria Lignos, director of Jack in the Box Schools in New Jersey, noticed that the children’s desire to play outdoors was decreasing. The children preferred to stay indoors and play with iPads, video games and other electronic devices. Although some of these devices were educational, Maria and her staff felt the children were not being […]

Read more »

Early Learning and Use of Technology

Early Learning and Use of Technology

A new resource on Early Learning and Use of Technology was released by the US Department of Education and US Department of Health and Human Services. The brief provides four guiding principles and suggestions for providers and families on how to use technology with young children.

Read more »

LadyBugHugs is HOP’N Towards Health

LadyBugHugs is HOP’N Towards Health

LadyBugsHugs, a CACFP licensed home child care provider, took advantage of a local training opportunity from Kansas Child Care Training Opportunities (KCCTO), who offered a class through Kansas State University. The program, called HOP’N (“Healthy Opportunity for Physical Activities and Nutrition”), taught about healthful eating and physical activity.

Read more »

Screen Time Removed

Screen Time Removed

Brighter Day Child Development Center in St. Louis, Missouri removed TVs from the center, and the children had an easier time engaging with each other after drop-off time in the morning and before pick-up time in the afternoon. Staff filled up screen time with fun physical activities.

Read more »