Preschool: Social and Emotional Articles
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.
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.
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?
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.
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?
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.
With a little preparation and a few fool-proof activities, errands can quickly become fun learning experiences. Here's how.
- Principles of the Montessori Method
- Student-Centered Philosophies of Education
- What Makes a School Effective?
- Culture and Language
- Teacher Quality and Student Achievement
- Reggio Emilia Philosophy
- Do Grades Do Any Good?
- What is Reggio Emilia?
- Play in Preschool: Why it Matters
- Child-Centered Education