The nature of children's peer interactions and friendships changes as they develop and grow. Read on for expert articles and useful information on the evolving nature of young friendships and tips for facilitating your child's social success.

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  • 11.

    Peer Influence

    There is a lot of talk about the negative influence of "peer groups" on teenagers these days. People often forget that...

    Source: Community Action Network
  • 12.

    Friends and Friendships

    Introduction Most parents recognize how important and how rewarding friendships are in the lives of children. A...

    Source: NYU Child Study Center
  • 13.

    Types of Children's Conflicts

    Today, educators are spending as much time helping children learn nonviolent methods of solving problems as they spend...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Caring and Sharing

    Learning to care for or share with others can be difficult for young children because they are so focused on themselves....

    Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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    Know Your Odds: How Middle School Kids Get Hurt

    Kids get hurt in lots of ways during the middle years. Some of the biggest risks include sex, drugs, depression and...

    Source: EduGuide
  • 16.

    Teaching Tolerance

    With their wide-eyed curiosity and innate sense of justice, children are not born prejudiced. Most experts agree that...

  • 17.

    Why Good Friendships Matter

    Every parent of a teenager understands the relevance of appropriate friends. But what about young children?

  • 18.

    Teaching Students How To Make Friends

    As a teacher, you will use many informal strategies to nurture friendships among students. For a few students, you may...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Friendships During the Preschool and Childhood Years

    During early childhood, the main ingredients in forming friendships are opportunity and similarity. To become friends,...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Social Graces: What to Expect From Your High Schooler

    Education and manners guru Cindy Post Senning said manners education should follow along with a child's development, and...