Guiding Children’s Social Development and Learning

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-01-01
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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GUIDING CHILDREN'S SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING, Seventh Edition, focuses on ways professionals can help children develop both positive feelings about themselves and social competence. Readers will find practical, developmentally appropriate strategies for how to work with children and families from many different backgrounds and circumstances, and in a variety of group settings. And, they'll obtain a unified framework for decision-making and professional practice that incorporates sound principles of children's development, relationship enhancement, and behavior management.

Table of Contents

Making a Difference in Children's Lives
Establishing Positive Relationships with Infants and Toddlers
Building Positive Relationships through Nonverbal Communication
Promoting Children's Positive Sense of Self Through Verbal Communication
Supporting Children's Emotional Development and Learning
Building Resilience in Children
Play as a Context for Social Development and Learning
Supporting Children's Peer Relationships and Friendships
Influencing Children's Social Development by Structuring the Physical Environment
Fostering Self-Discipline in Children: Communicating Expectations and Rules
Fostering Self-Discipline in Children: Implementing Solutions and Consequences
Handling Children's Aggressive Behavior
Promoting Prosocial Behavior
Fostering Healthy Attitudes about Sexuality and Diversity
Making Ethical Judgments and Decisions
The National Association for the Education of Young Children Code of Ethical Conduct
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