Young children with responsive caregivers are likely to thrive, whereas young children who experience emotionally unavailable environments are more likely to experience negative impacts on their cognitive, social, language, and emotional development.
Vonda Jump Norman, Audrey C. Juhasz, Krista Nicole Useche, Kristine M. Kinniburgh
NAEYC promotes high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
Hay que centrar las prioridades en abordar la equidad por medio de igualar la compensación, los seguros médicos, y la jubilación para educadores de la niñez temprana entre los estados y los tipos de programas.
As implementation of the Unifying Framework moves forward, priorities must be centered on addressing equity through scaling compensation, health insurance, and retirement benefits for early childhood educators across states and settings.
In order to be part of an effective safety net for young children’s emotional well-being, we need to understand their unique vulnerability to trauma and extended stress during the first few years of life.
Since emotions are learning opportunities in an early childhood setting, a developmentally appropriate goal is for children to learn strategies to manage and express their emotions through warm, attentive teacher responses.
Vivian Gussin Paley, author of thirteen insightful books that illuminate children’s social and emotional competence, captured the essence of what young children ask of us with respect to social and emotional support.