Preschool: Social and Emotional Articles
Children's lives are full of stressful situations: moving, divorces and new schools, to name a few. But is all this clinging and crying normal?
By the time your child is around age three, you need to begin paving the way for personal safety skills. It begins now, but it's an empowering journey that will continue until your child leaves home.
Your first four years together have been heaven-sent. From his first step to his first complete sentence, you've been on-hand championing your son's growth and development. Now it's time to pass the torch to his preschool teacher.
Let's face it: preschoolers are a handful. They have difficulty sharing, they often refuse to eat or sleep, and have a particular liking for the word "no" In these situations, children can show surprising outbursts of anger, leaving parents shocked and confused. How should you deal with these ...
A trip to a friend's house may seem ho-hum compared to a ballet class, but it's just as important. Here's why we can't lose the "playdate."
Whether the upcoming school year means back to babysitter or back to school for your children, these books are sure to help ease them into independence.
For parents of a shy child, it can be daunting to navigate how to help a child deal with social situations such as playgroups, school, or even being in an unfamiliar environment. But according to Karen Stein, an Early Childhood/Parent Educator in Palo Alto, CA, shyness doesn't have to be a problem.
How much stress could a 4-year-old possibly be under, you ask? Well, she may not be worrying about the mortgage, the mother-in-law visit, or how she's going to get that presentation done before 7 a.m. but she may still be dealing with pressure.
If you want your preschooler to develop courage, help her learn to face the things she fears most. Here's how.
- Principles of the Montessori Method
- What Makes a School Effective?
- Culture and Language
- Student-Centered Philosophies of Education
- Teacher Quality and Student Achievement
- Reggio Emilia Philosophy
- Do Grades Do Any Good?
- Child-Centered Education
- What is Reggio Emilia?
- Play in Preschool: Why it Matters