6 Challenges Faced by Childcare Centers and How to Overcome Them

Childcare center owners, and their teachers, give their time, energy, and skills to ensure that children in their communities receive the education and care they deserve.  But sometimes working at a childcare center poses a unique set of challenges. Whether it’s administrators being buried in a mountain of paperwork, or teachers struggling to track aContinue reading “6 Challenges Faced by Childcare Centers and How to Overcome Them”

The 7 Best Ways for Childcare Centers to Build Relationships with Families

Building close relationships with the families of children who attend your childcare center is one of the biggest investments you can make in improving your childcare business.  Closer relationships create better experiences for children – helping improve their overall experience, as well as their progress towards developmental milestones, building of social skills, and overall happiness. Continue reading “The 7 Best Ways for Childcare Centers to Build Relationships with Families”

New: Children Portfolios

While childcare staff send each day photos and information about children activities to parents. They can now also add activities, diary, photos, observations and milestone entries to a child portfolio. The collection of entries saved in the portfolio is only visible to the childcare staff, but it can be shared with parents at any time. TheContinue reading “New: Children Portfolios”

New: Observations and Assessments

We’re very excited to announce several major enhancements to our Assessment feature, which is now much more flexible, customizable, and useful. Our previous Assessment category has been replaced with a new category named Observation. An observation is where you’ll assess the progress of the child toward mastering a skill. Customized Assessment Levels The number ofContinue reading “New: Observations and Assessments”

Learning Frameworks and State Standards

Daily Connect support several learning frameworks for the Observation and the Lesson features. You can see below the list of supported Learning Frameworks and State Standards. For each framework, we support 0-5 years of age ranges (Infant, Toddler, and Preschool). We’re adding new state standards and learning framework regularly. Please email us at support@dailyconnect.com ifContinue reading “Learning Frameworks and State Standards”

New: Temperature Reports

Here is another tool to help with health and safety guidelines,  and ensure compliance with new regulations related to Covid-19. Our new temperature report organizes all the temperature readings recorded for all children. The report can be organized by day or by week, by classroom, or for the whole center. You can access this reportContinue reading “New: Temperature Reports”

Collect Parent Signature for Incident reports, Health or Medicine entries

You can now collect parent’s signature for Incident Report entries, Health, and Medicine entries. This will help with regulatory compliance and also make sure everybody has been notified about the event. The signature is saved with the entry, it can be viewed on the mobile or web application.   For instance, teachers can save anContinue reading “Collect Parent Signature for Incident reports, Health or Medicine entries”

New: Parent Survey at sign-in

We’re releasing today a new Parent Survey feature that is especially useful to help with Covid-19’s special procedures. Childcare directors can now create a survey that parents will have to fill at each sign-in on the Daily Connect Sign-in kiosk. This works with the touchless sign-in on the parent’s device, or with the 4-digits pinContinue reading “New: Parent Survey at sign-in”