Social & Emotional Development

Lessons

  • 1

    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.

    This lesson is estimated to take 30 minutes to complete.
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  • 2

    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.

    This lesson is estimated to take 54 minutes to complete.
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  • 3

    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.

    This lesson is estimated to take 54 minutes to complete.
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  • 4

    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.

    This lesson is estimated to take 54 minutes to complete.
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  • 5

    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.

    This lesson is estimated to take 54 minutes to complete.
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  • 6

    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.

    This lesson is estimated to take 54 minutes to complete.
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