Preschool: Social and Emotional Articles
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.
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.
No doubt there's a lot that goes into preparing your preschooler for that inevitable foray into formal education: the alphabet, counting, raising their hand... Don't forget to throw manners into the mix.
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.
Parents may try many strategies for taming their child's fears. What's the best way to erase childhood fears and help your child get back on track?
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?
What can parents do at home to help foster their child's emotional development? Helping your preschooler identify her feelings and giving her strategies for dealing with them in constructive ways are all part of growing up.
If you want your preschooler to develop courage, help her learn to face the things she fears most. Here's how.
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."
- Principles of the Montessori Method
- What Makes a School Effective?
- Culture and Language
- Student-Centered Philosophies of Education
- What is Reggio Emilia?
- Reggio Emilia Philosophy
- 10 Benefits of a Montessori Preschool
- Child-Centered Education
- Play in Preschool: Why it Matters
- How Children Learn a Second Language