In our tech-obsessed world, staying true to Montessori ideals can be a challenge. Maria Montessori’s 100-year-old teaching techniques were scientifically designed based on children’s needs and development—from the importance of an organized classroom, to learning through physical objects. But what she didn’t account for was the digital age—for better or worse, her founding philosophies quickly start to blur as soon as you throw an iPad into the mix.
Every business deserves a great start. And a detailed business plan is the best way to ensure your ECE franchise or center is headed for success right from day 1. From basic operations to big-picture expansion plans, developing your ideas before you open your doors can help you stay focused on what really matters.
Exploring the benefits and drawbacks of different types of child care can help you make an informed decision that works well for your family. Sometimes the terminology alone seems confusing.
My first Disney experience was bad. I was six years old, curled up on the couch with my family watching Bambi. We were a few minutes into the movie and suddenly there was a bang. Bambi’s mom had disappeared. I cried. A lot. Fast-forward to 2019, and there I am again watching Bambi with my kids.