Social & Emotional Development
Social-emotional skills are essential in the healthy development of infants and toddlers. In this course you will learn about social-emotional milestones and what to do if you have a concern about a child’s social-emotional development. This course will also address the impact high-quality environments have on social-emotional development, as well as the role you play as a responsive, nurturing caregiver.
Social-Emotional Development: An Introduction
Social-emotional development refers to how children learn to express their feelings, develop relationships, and practice social skills. This lesson provides an introduction to social-emotional development during the infant and toddler years 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 the social-emotional development of an infant or toddler in your care.
Promoting Social-Emotional Development: High Quality Environments
A well-planned, high-quality environment should support the social-emotional development and learning of infants and toddlers. This lesson describes how your learning environment can promote social-emotional growth through routines, materials, and individualized care.
Social-Emotional Development: Experiences and Activities
It is essential to offer a variety of experiences to support the social-emotional development of infants and toddlers. This lesson describes how you can create engaging experiences and activities that promote social-emotional development.
Promoting Social-Emotional Development: The Infant And Toddler Caregiver
This lesson highlights the significance of being a responsive infant and toddler caregiver and provides insights on how to promote social-emotional competence in your workplace when engaging with young children, families, and colleagues. A key learning point is the importance of self-reflection and collaborative, supportive relationships.