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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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    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...

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    Characteristics of Social Play

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

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    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...

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    Purposes of Play

    Play Fosters Physical Development Play fulfills a wide variety of purposes in the life of the child. On a very simple...

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    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
  • 36.

    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
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    How the Art Center Enhances Children's Development

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  • 38.

    Attention Parents: Your Emotions Are Contagious

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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....

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    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