High-quality child care produces a stimulating, secure and loving atmosphere for the little one.

Focusing on children's wellbeing and ecological exposures in child care centers is Essential for several reasons: Since they display exploratory behaviors that put them in direct contact with contaminated surfaces, they're more likely to be vulnerable to some contaminants found. They're also less developed immunologically, physiologically, and neurologically and are more prone to the negative effects of toxins and chemicals. Children spend a whole lot of time in child care settings. Many babies and young children spend as many as 50 hours each week, in child care.

Nationally, 13 million children, or 65 percent of U.S. kids, spend some part of the afternoon in child care and at California alone, roughly 1.1 million children five decades or younger attend child care. In this exact same condition, many adults might also be subjected as roughly 146,000 employees work 40 hours or more a week child care centers. Child care environments include substances which may be harmful for kids. Recent studies suggest that lots of child care environments might contain pesticides, allergens, volatile organic compounds from cleaning agents and sanitizers, and other contaminants which may be toxic to children's wellbeing.

Nevertheless, little is understood about what environmental and chemical exposures they might be getting in these configurations. To fill this gap, we quantified. Outcomes of the study were reported on the California Air Resources Board. Our findings help inform policies to lower accidents to children, encourage training and workshops to educate child care providers about methods to lower children's environmental exposures (ex. Using integrated pest management to decrease pesticide usage ), and search for future research.

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Why a website alone may not be enough to build your early learning program

“But I Already Have a Website.” As a business owner, you may have already taken on the effort of building a website for your program. All set, right? Not exactly. Running a website in isolation won’t necessarily position your program to be easily found by parents, unless they already know they are looking for your […]

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“But I Already Have a Website.” As a business owner, you may have already taken on the effort of building a website for your program. All set, right? Not exactly. Running a website in isolation won’t necessarily position your program to be easily found by parents, unless they already know they are looking for your […]

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“But I Already Have a Website.”

As a business owner, you may have already taken on the effort of building a website for your program. All set, right?

Not exactly. Running a website in isolation won’t necessarily position your program to be easily found by parents, unless they already know they are looking for your specific program. Otherwise, it’s like trying to find a needle in a haystack. When you join Wonderschool, you’ll create your own website as part of our online marketplace.

What is a marketplace?

Some really well known examples include Airbnb, Esty, and TaskRabbit. Effectively, it’s a way to promote services in a centralized location so that customers (in your case, parents) looking for a particular service (preschool, childcare, playgroups, etc) can find those services in one, easy-to-use place.

In a marketplace, a business can promote their service, and customers can use search criteria to find the very best fit for what they are looking for. This allows for an effective “matching” of a customer to a service (i.e., matching a family to a childcare program that will be a good fit for their unique needs).

Why do I want to be listed on a marketplace?

Think of it this way: if you wanted to rent your home out to weekend vacationers, you could purchase a web domain, build a website, and hope for the best. How many people do you think would find your site, unless they already knew about it? Maybe not the best way to promote your program, or to build a robust waitlist to help keep your enrollment full year round. On the other hand, if you list your vacation home on Airbnb, you can be certain that people looking for a home in your exact location can find you, and they can also filter results to their own specific needs.

Wonderschool’s marketplace

Using Wonderschool, you can also be assured that your custom webpage is built using the best research and data to help parents quickly find the information they need to make decisions about which programs to tour and enroll. Our team is constantly analyzing how parents use the Wonderschool site, what information is most valuable to them, and how to quickly connect them with providers. Once that happens, you’re on your way!

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