Social & Emotional Dev

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    The cluster articles in this issue of Young Children focus on "Emotional Intelligence: A 21st Century Skill for Children and Adults" and are based on presentations given at NAEYC's National Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development in June 2010. Authors cover topics such as teachers' interactions with children, social neuroscience, babies' self-regulation, the effects of academic curriculum on young boys, and tips for effectively coaching adults. Additional articles discuss supporting breastfeeding and play advocacy.  

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    Host Debi Gutierrez leads engaging discussions on children's behavior and emotions with parents, caregivers, and child care experts. Topics include conflict resolution, tantrums, separation anxiety, sharing, and more. This DVD also includes 17 fun activities to do at home with your children. 180 min. From KCET.

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    In this Spanish translation of "A Place of Our Own: Behavior and Emotions", host Debi Gutierrez leads engaging discussions on children's behavior and emotions with parents, caregivers, and child care experts. Topics include conflict resolution, tantrums, separation anxiety, sharing, and more. This DVD also includes 17 fun activities to do at home with your children. 180 min. From KCET.

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    By Ellen Galinsky

    This book comes with access to a downloadable (.pdf) Study Guide written by the author exclusively for this special NAEYC edition.

    How can we help children thrive in life and as life-long learners?

    As a faculty member at Bank Street College of Education, researcher, and president of the Families and Work Institute, Ellen Galinsky has spent her career pursuing the “essential life skills” children need to cope with modern life and achieve to their full potential. These seven skills are

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    By Barbara Sprung, Merle Froschl, & Nancy Gropper

    A growing body of research has raised concerns about boys’ vulnerability in terms of social and emotional development, referral to special education, and academic success. This user-friendly guide helps educators develop strategies for teaching boys in ways that build on their strengths, respect their individual development levels, and adhere to principles of child development. Includes examples from the field, reflections on practice, field-tested classroom strategies, and key resources. From Teachers College Press.

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    As seen on public television, this four-program set has been created to assist educators and parents in guiding children to become motivated, thoughtful and active learners  Including a companion guide with each program, the series examines such habits of mind as personal curiosity, problem solving, “as-if” thinking, and acceptance of different points of view. While each program explores a different topic—literacy, play, ethics, and the environment—all encourage a lifelong interest in learnin

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    This program observes that ethical issues are inseparable from the life of the classroom and the school. Educators incorporate into classroom practice such concepts as racial tolerance, nonviolent conflict resolution, and respect for diversity through role-play, targeted readings and—especially—discussion. Values Go to School profiles ways to help children actively develop their own sense of ethics, guiding them to become the engaged, caring and confident people they are meant to be.

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    By Helen H. Raikes & Carolyn Pope Edwards

    Secure attachment between child and parent is one of the most important factors in early learning and development, and infant/toddler teachers are the critical third partner in this relationship dance. Extending the Dance in Infant & Toddler Caregiving provides an in-depth blueprint for establishing and maintaining a relationship-based early childhood program that promotes young children’s optimal development. This warm and practical resource will help caregivers develop nurturing relationships with young children while also strengthening parent-child attachment.

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    By Eva L. Essa & Melissa M. Burnham, eds.

    Best practice is based on knowledge—not on beliefs or guesses—about how children learn and develop. This volume contains 20 overviews of research on aspects of young children's social, emotional, cognitive, or physical development, as well as how the findings can be applied in the classroom. Originally "Research in Review" articles in NAEYC's journal Young Children, each has been freshly updated to reflect the current context and research base.

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    By Ann S. Epstein

    Social-emotional learning is key to every child's ability to manage feelings and to interact successfully with others. This book covers 11 separate topics of social-emotional learning from developing a positive self-identity to creating a democracy and offers numerous teaching strategies and suggestions for professional development. Drawing on extensive research and discussion from the early childhood field, this book helps the thoughtful educator chart a path for young children to develop the social-emotional skills they need to succeed in school and in life.

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