The Human Factor


One of the key responsibilities for primary early education is developing the student as a whole. Many early childhood institutions focus on brain development because during the early years most brain connections are formed; which means stimulating those connections is essential.

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The Art of Possibility


Last August, FasTracKids employees from the corporate office participated in Mexico’s Congreso de Maestros, a countrywide FasTracKids teacher workshop. FasTracKids was asked to create a presentation on how children can find a passion for learning and what to do about challenging behaviors in students.

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Creativity Takes Courage


It is fascinating to watch a preschooler at play. Their energy, focus and imagination cannot be duplicated in the adult world. A four year old does not understand the courage it takes to create a work of art or produce a sculpture out of playdough; those fears and inhibitions only come with age. Sara Gable, a State Extension Specialist at The University of Missouri writes about the importance of encouraging creativity in children and ideas for promoting creativity in young children.

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Growth and Language


As our world has become more of a global economy, there are many things to learn outside of the local culture. One of the more important skill sets in understanding other cultures and communities is by learning their language.

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