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Title: What Do I Need to Know about Social and Emotional Development in Young Children?
Url: http://illinoisearlylearning.org/faqs/socemotdev.htm
Languages: English
Spanish Version: ¿Qué necesito saber sobre el desarrollo social y emocional entre el nacimiento y los cinco años de edad?
http://illinoisearlylearning.org/faqs/socemotdev-sp.htm
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Home
Family Child Care
Child Care Center
Preschool Program
Intended Audience: Parents/Family
Teachers/Caregivers
Keywords: Infants
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Infants and Toddlers (Birth To Age 3)
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
PARENTING AND FAMILY LIFE
Goals: 30. Develop self-management skills to achieve school and life success and develop positive relationships with others.
31. Use social-awareness and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive relationships.
Learning Standards: 30.A. Identify and manage one’s emotions and behavior.
31.A. Develop positive relationships with peers and adults.
Benchmarks: 30.A.ECa. Recognize and label basic emotions.
31.A.ECa. Show empathy, sympathy, and caring for others.
31.A.ECb. Recognize the feelings and perspectives of others.
31.A.ECc. Interact easily with familiar adults.
31.A.ECd. Demonstrate attachment to familiar adults.
31.A.ECe. Develop positive relationships with peers.
Domains: Developmental Domain 1: Social & Emotional Development
Subdomain: Attachment Relationships
Emotional Expression
Relationship with Adults
Self-Concept
Relationship with Peers
Empathy