Mar 22, 2023
EDUC 224 - Social-Emotional Development in Young Children
Enables the student to comprehend the process by which children develop social and emotional competence. The focus will be on the principles and techniques of a developmentally appropriate guidance approach, the role of adults and community in a child’s social and emotional development, activity planning, and the ethical standards of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). PREREQUISITE(S): EDUC 136 . Three hours each week. Formerly ED 213.
3 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Describe the influences on children’s social-emotional development.
- State the age characteristics of children’s social-emotional development.
- Explain the role of teachers and families in fostering children’s social and emotional competence.
- Apply the principles and techniques of developmentally appropriate guidance approach in observation and written report.
- Observe and analyze children’s mistaken behaviors in the real early childhood settings.
- Plan and organize an encouraging classroom to support children’s social-emotional development.
- Construct an emotion-centered curriculum.
- Develop an activity plan for teaching social skills.
- Demonstrate effective communication skills with children and families.
- Describe ways of establishing a positive relationship with children and families.
- Use steps of problem-solving procedures to handle mistaken behaviors.
- Summarize ideas of involving families and the community in enhancing children’s social-emotional development.
- Use the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Code of Ethical Conduct to analyze and resolve ethical dilemmas.
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