Saturday, June 8, 2013

Open House

We hope to see you at our Open House on August 30th, 2014. Please keep an eye out for more information.

Thursday, June 6, 2013

Hamilton International Academy Launches New Website to Connect with Parents in Need of Nurturing Child Care

Abuja, Nigeria – Hamilton International Academy is pleased to announce the launch of the brand’s new website:

The colorful new website provides parent’s searching for Early Childhood Education with a place to learn about the Hamilton International Academy methods.

Finding trustworthy, loving child care center is one of the most important things working parents can do for their children. To help parents in their search, we have launched a new website chock-full of information about our nurturing programs, staff and much more.

 The website is a true resource for parents and residents of Abuja Nigeria, offering critical information about the new Hamilton International Academy that caters to 3 months to 12 years old children. Visitors to the website can even explore pages dedicated to the Academy’s programs for infants, toddlers and preschoolers, elementary child as well as its after school programs.

The new website offers a contemporary look and streamlined user experience. It features enhanced resources and functionality designed exclusively for the Hamilton community and strategic end-users.

It allows parents and visitors to explore the educational opportunities at Hamilton International Academy. The littlest friends at the Academy learn that they are loved and cared for as they progress from sitting up to walking to toilet training.

The enhanced “myHamilton” Portal system for parents, students, faculty and staff is a password-protected portal page that provides extensive communication and allows the Hamilton community to share in the mission of Hamilton International Academy.

The News & Events section features an interactive event calendar, and contently updating news section and newsletter.

This new design was created specifically for our online audience of both general visitors and residents of the F.C.T. and Parents. Packed with high-quality contents that will be constantly updated, the Web site will help make Hamilton International Academy more attractive and accessible to a global audience of all nationality and backgrounds.

To see the new website, please visit

About Hamilton International Academy
Hamilton International Academy is an Early Learning Center that caters to children from infants’ age through elementary age. It benefits from the diversity of its community in creating well-educated, internationally-minded citizens.

At Hamilton International Academy, we are not just a day care – we are a child development program with certified teachers and a planned curriculum. We based our curriculum on an American standard that emphasizes on the development of the child’s intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills that would help prepare them for a globalized society.

Contact: Michael Imasua
Company: Hamilton International Academy

Monday, June 3, 2013

Teacher training in early childhood education: The case of Ghana, West Africa

Teacher training in early childhood education in Ghana, West Africa is more of a grassroots effort rather than a formal system that is fully supported financially by the Ministry of Education. Formal teacher‐training college or university‐based early childhood teacher training has yet to be realized for the thousands of teachers of children 3–5 years old in government or government‐supported primary schools. 

by Johnetta Wade Morrison

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Saturday, June 1, 2013

Summertime Camping — Anyone?

If you're a guru camper, you likely know what to do to prep for some time outdoors. But if you're a newbie, you may be clueless about how to pull off an excursion in a tent. Giggle Magazine has some tips and tricks for conquering camping, though; writer Allen Haynes breaks down the planning into three categories—location (think bathrooms and access to water), lists (make lots of them), and water safety (pack some vests). Haynes' article is an easy first look at managing in the wild (or maybe not so wild).

Infographic: What’s so great about Preschool?

As those of you who work in the child care business know, there are many advantages to preschool. Some of those are evident early on, such as interaction with peers, sharing, and learning to get along with others. Of course the activities are wonderful learning experiences too, from arts and crafts to music, to story time; the list goes on and on.

However, some advantages are not recognized until much later in life. For example, children who attend preschool are 20% more likely to graduate from high school. (courtesy of