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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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    Consequences of Peer Rejection

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    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Teach Your Child Refusal Skills

    Your child faces a number of tough decisions in her life. Since making friends and fitting in are important to many...

    Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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    Characteristics of a Community of Learners

    Language is a complex system for creating meaning through socially shared conventions (Halliday, 1978). English, like...

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    The Importance of Motor Skills

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    Emotional and Social Development

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    Self-Regulation: The Key to Successful Students?

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    Social Skills and Guidance

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    The Ups and Downs of Friendships: When Parents Don’t Like Their Child's Friends

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    Moral Development and Emotion

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    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    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