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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.

    How Children Develop Social Competence

    As in other teaching topics, we need to start with the “basics” when we teach social skills. Like any other...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 23.

    Nine Rules for a Good Discussion

    General principle: The purpose of a good discussion is to work with others to come up with the best set of ideas or ways...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 24.

    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
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    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
  • 26.

    Age Levels and Influence on Children

    Community, home, school, peers, and media exert a greater or lesser influence on children’s learning, depending on the...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    The Ups and Downs of Friendships: When Parents Don’t Like Their Child's Friends

    The upsides of friendships are considerable and start early. Humans are born social, and even babies reach out for...

    Source: NYU Child Study Center
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    Children's Peer Relationships

    Children's friendships have inevitable ups and downs. Yet the feelings of satisfaction and security that most children...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
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    Emotional and Social Development

    By the time children reach the age of three, they have established relationships with families, peers, and others...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 30.

    Social-Emotional Problems

    The literature suggests that to be socially accepted, students should be cooperative, share, offer pleasant greetings,...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall