Preschool: Social and Emotional Articles
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
What do 10 pins and a big heavy ball have to do with kindergarten? Quite a lot, actually. Believe it or not, bowling is a sport that touches on many aspects of kindergarten preparedness. Plus, it's fun!
With a little preparation and a few fool-proof activities, errands can quickly become fun learning experiences. Here's how.
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- Student-Centered Philosophies of Education
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- What is Reggio Emilia?
- Reggio Emilia Philosophy
- Culture and Language
- Teacher Quality and Student Achievement
- Play in Preschool: Why it Matters
- Appropriate Preschool Goals
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