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A child uses the mood meter to share her current feelings.
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Young Children
March 1, 2017

Teaching Emotional Intelligence in Early Childhood

Children with higher emotional intelligence are better able to pay attention, are more engaged in school, have more positive relationships, and are more empathic.

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Authored by: Shauna L. Tominey, Elisabeth C. O’Bryon, Susan E. Rivers, Sharon Shapses
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Two girls sitting close to each other, but not talking.
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Young Children
March 1, 2017

Culturally Appropriate Positive Guidance with Young Children

Many behaviors have cultural roots that teachers can capitalize on to foster each child’s developing identity, share cultural lessons with the whole class, and help children cultivate shared norms for their behavior as students.

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Authored by: Zeynep Isik-Ercan
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YC November 2015 Issue
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Young Children
Vol. 70, No. 5
November 1, 2015

November 2015

The Team Behind the Teacher
YC November 2015 Issue
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Article
Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2013

Message in a Backpack™ Solving Problems With Your Child

Sometimes children have problems getting along with others or following our few, simple classroom rules. When this happens, we work with the child to figure out a solution.
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Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2013

The "Make a Plan" Plan

The "Make a Plan” Plan is a strategy for helping a teacher and a child find solutions in regards to challenging behaviors together.

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Authored by: Jarrod Green
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