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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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    Learning Perspective-Taking

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    The Role of School in the Social World of Adolescence

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    The Development of Self-Regulation in Young Children

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    Role Playing and Behavior Management

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    The Importance of Motor Skills

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    How Children Develop Social Competence

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