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TIPS: Utilizing Observation Practices in Your Program – Tools and Techniques for Observing Children

  As a child care provider, one of the ways you gain knowledge about the interests, strengths, and challenges of the children in your care is through observation. Observing can

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Opening Doors to Inclusion

How do you recognize the various cultures and experience of the children in your program? Inclusion in child care and early education is an important topic. As you work to

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Prince George’s County Child Care Center Expands, Credits Growth to Maryland EXCELS

Kay Dabiri has spent more than a decade making a positive impact on the lives of many families and children in Prince George’s County. Previously a manager at a local

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Maryland EXCELS: Helping Families Search for Quality Child Care

Families have a lot to consider when they’re looking for the right child care and early education program for their family. Cost, location, and availability are important factors—but quality is

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Provider Spotlight: Sarah’s House: Helping Rebuild Families with Love and Structure

The children at the Child Care @ Sarah’s House are often only there for a short time. Some are getting daily structure for the first time, while others are having

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