Let’s Talk Quality: A Blog About Program Quality Assessment (PQA) in Pennsylvania

|Let's Talk Quality: A Blog About Program Quality Assessment (PQA) in Pennsylvania

National Lost Sock Memorial Day

By Aimee Currier  How many of us have pondered the thought of “just where did half of my socks go?” I read a funny quote that said lost socks come back as Tupperware lids! May 9th has been designated as “National Lost Sock Memorial Day.” It is quite a unique “holiday” and one that you can [...]

National Lost Sock Memorial Day2021-09-27T20:20:39-04:00

LearnERS and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI)

By Tracy Walter Early in 2019, the PA Key Program Quality Assessment team began orientations in partnership with the Branagh Group to introduce the LearnERS platform. LearnERS helps guide programs through a quality improvement process using the Environment Rating Scales. LearnERS is an online platform offered to center-based programs through a limited number of LearnERS-PA [...]

LearnERS and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI)2021-10-04T08:36:21-04:00

Creating Individual Play Bins for Preschool Children

By Lisa Mulliken Individual play bins can be created using different types of containers filled with a variety of materials. These bins can be used in various spaces in the classroom to encourage individual, open ended play. Re-purpose an old silverware tray or use an open photo frame to create an individual workspace. Muffin tins, [...]

Creating Individual Play Bins for Preschool Children2021-09-27T19:57:52-04:00