Knowledge + Choice = Power: Take Your Child to Work Day 2015

With the smell of apple pie wafting out of the 13th floor kitchen, craft supplies scattered across the 10th floor, and scavenger hunt cards dutifully filled with stickers, Take Your Child to Work Day 2015 came to an end. Nearly 60 children accompanied their parents to work last Thursday, decked out in brightly colored shirts…

Teacher finds Learning Adventures makes learning fun

Family led teacher Melissa Hamilton to the Downtown Portland KinderCare. Experience led her to the role of a Learning Adventures teacher. The curriculum leads her to ceaselessly promote the program to families. “I love Learning Adventures,” she said. “It’s ridiculously fun!” A former elementary school teacher in St. Louis, Missouri, Melissa and her family relocated…

Parent feedback leads to new school-age programs

Although many families in Sterling Height, Michigan, are still shoveling snow, many, especially those who have school-age children, are already turning their thoughts toward summer. For KinderCare Center Director Monica Van Sumer, this is the time when she begins asking parents very specific questions in her monthly parent forum meetings. “We ask them what they…

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Learning Adventures!

Learning Adventures Teacher Lindsay Son is passionate about giving her kids a super experience. Before her Learning Adventures class, Lindsay and her students don red and blue capes and fly to their lesson. “Lindsay is a fun energetic teacher who is always doing something,” says School Director Shannon Killeen at The Lakes KinderCare in Las…