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January-Social Skills Development

Socially and emotionally competent children are skilled at managing their emotions and behavior, cooperating with others, forming positive relationships, and making responsible…decisions. (Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning, 2007) Current research in early childhood education supports that children need to be taught social skills and appropriate behavior, just like they are taught letters and numbers. Click on the links below to know what to expect as your child grows and how to help them grow socially and emotionally. http://www.parents.com/kids/development/social/improving-kids-social-skills/
https://www.zerotothree.org/early-development/social-and-emotional-development
http://csefel.vanderbilt.edu/resources/family.html

FUN FACT: Social interaction increases the speed and accuracy of learning in all ages, including babies.
DID YOU KNOW? At Don Earl, we implement a curriculum called Second Step to help students learn appropriate social skills. Second Step is a lea…