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Social Emotional Development

For the first few years of a child's life, the family makes up the vast majority of his social world. As he grows older and goes to school, new friends broaden a child's social circle. Read on for more information on social development and the key role it plays in your child's educational experience.

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  • 21.

    Factors Affecting Social Development

    Children’s development of social skills is affected by the nature of their family and early educational experiences...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 22.

    Characteristics of Social Play

    Social development in the preschool years permits young children to include others in their pretend and dramatic play....

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 23.

    Raising an Attention-Seeking Child

    Pull the curtains on the “me” show gently and lovingly with these strategies for diverting attention-seeking...

    Source: Education.com
  • 24.

    Role Playing and Behavior Management

    Role playing is a potentially valuable therapeutic intervention for use with children. These techniques are based on the...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 25.

    Kindness Counts: Teaching Empathy

    One of the most important parts of a child's education is her social education--and teaching kids empathy can go a long...

    Source: Education.com
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    Consequences of Peer Rejection

    Unfortunately, the negative social experiences some children face in their early years can continue as they get older....

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 27.

    10 Ways You Can Help Your Child Cope With Peer Pressure

    Standing up to peer pressure is one of the greatest challenges that children face. Many are unable to stand up to the...

    Source: A Better Child
  • 28.

    Play and Children with Disabilities

    Children can experience a variety and/or combination of disabilities that can affect their ability to play. Disabilities...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 29.

    Learning Perspective-Taking

    Once children experience the joy of friendships, they are motivated to work at keeping them. As stated previously, this...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 30.

    Social Skills Strategies for Parents and Teachers

    All students need to learn appropriate social skills to have a healthy lifestyle as a child, teen, and adult. With...

    Source: State: Arizona Department of Education