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Emotional and Social Development in Early Childhood


Chontay Ervin

on 19 September 2012

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Transcript of Emotional and Social Development in Early Childhood

Welcome to chapter 10
Emotional and
Social Development in
Early Childhood When Social and Emotional Development Begins

Clearly, social and emotional development can begin as early as birth, but these developments tend to be primordial and limited until the child is no longer a toddler, according to MentalHelp.net. This is the period when children begin to develop the abilities to interact with others. Self Understanding development of language
allowing the child to talk about
their own subjective experience Erikson's Theory
Initiative versus Guilt created by
Chontay Ervin 3 -4 year old
Social development express his sense of individuality label their own feelings Describe self in terms of
observable characteristics and
typical emotions and attitude distinguishes truthfulness
from lying emotional self regulations improves 3-4 year
Emotional developnment show an interest in other children give simple help resolving conflict Understanding Emotion at this age the preschooler's
vocabulary for talking about their
emotions expands rapidly and skillfully to reflect on their own
and others behavior Emotional Self-Regulation by the age 3 to 4 children verbalize a variety of strategies for adjusting the expression
of emotions Self Conscious Peer Relations page 372 Mildred Parten nonsocial activity
parallel play
associative play
cooperative play Friendships Take a moment
write down what friendship means to you preschoolers understand something about the uniqueness of
friendship ? Social Learning Theory According to social learning
theory morality does not have a unique course of development moral behavior is like other set of responses Reinforcement and
modeling importance of modeling
effects of punishment
alternatives to harsh punishment Using positive discipline 1. use transgressions as opportunities

2. reduce opportunities for misbehavior

3. provide reasons for rules

4. arrange for children to participate in family routines

5. when children are obstinate try compromising and problem solving

6. encourage mature behavior

7. be sensitive to children's physical and emotional resources Applying what we know ages 2 to 6 Cognitive Development Perspective cognitive-developmental perspective
regards children as active thinkers
about social rules the other side of Morality
development of Aggression proactive aggressiion
reactive aggression proactive and reactive are broken down in three
varieties 1, physical aggression
2. Verbal aggression
2. Relatiional aggression Gender Typing refers to any association
objects, activities, roles, traits
with one sex or the other reducing Gender Stereotyping
in young children no easy recipe exists turn to Chapter 10 page 384
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