Course Description for Social-Emotional Learning and the Young Child
Social-Emotional Learning and the Young Child
Examine the importance of social-emotional learning and the young child (ages 0-8). The scope of the course will include: defining emotions, exploring how children develop socially and emotionally, defining an emotion-centered curriculum, exploring the connections between social development and other domains of development: cognition, language, and adaptive. We will pay particular attention to the role that parent-child and teacher-child interactions play in the normative development of children's social competence.