Social-Emotional Development: An Introduction
There is growing evidence that children’s social-emotional development is associated with better outcomes at home, at school, and in the community. Social-emotional development refers to how children learn to express their feelings, develop relationships, and practice social skills. This lesson will introduce you to social-emotional development and its significance for children’s overall development and learning.
Social-Emotional Development: Infants And Toddlers
This lesson will help you understand how infants and toddlers develop socially and emotionally. You will learn about social-emotional milestones and what to do if you are concerned about an infant’s or toddler’s development.
Social-Emotional Development: Preschool Children
This lesson will help you understand how children develop social-emotional skills during the preschool years. You will learn about social-emotional milestones and what to do if you are concerned about a child’s development.
Social-Emotional Development: School-Age Children
This lesson focuses on how school-age children develop relationships, manage their emotions, cope with stress, and develop social skills. You will learn about social-emotional milestones for school-age children and the components for observing their social-emotional development.
Promotion Social-Emotional Development: The Environment
A high-quality family child care home can support children’s social-emotional development and learning. This lesson describes how you can use your home environment to create meaningful opportunities for children’s social-emotional growth.
Social-Emotional Development: Experiences and Activities
Family child care providers should offer a variety of experiences to support the social-emotional development of all children in their care. This lesson describes how you can create developmentally appropriate experiences that engage children in meaningful interactions to promote their growth and learning.