Social and Emotional Development
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Social-emotional development refers to a child’s ability to identify feelings, self-regulate and build relationships.

High-quality relationships correlate to positive outcomes for young children (Shonkoff, 2004). Brain research verifies that emotional and cognitive development are interrelated (Bell &Wolf, 2004). Therefore, we integrate a social-emotional component into all Mother Goose Time lesson plans because young children who have strong social and emotional development are more likely to have good academic performance in future schooling (Cohen, 2005).

Social-Emotional development refers to a child’s ability to identify feelings, self-regulate and to build relationships.

 

1.Self Concept
1.1 Expresses preferences
1.2 Take Responsibility
1.3 Indentify and manage feelings
2. Self Directions
2.1 Follows rules and routines
2.2 Maintains Attention
2.3 Transitions and adapts
3. Social Relationships
3.1 Builds positive relationships
3.2 Cooperates
3.3 Care for and responds to other

Developmental Skill Continuum

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