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Title: Supporting Children's Social Development Strategies for Parents and Caregiver: Resource List
Url: http://illinoisearlylearning.org/reslist/social-dev.htm
Languages: English
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: Peer Relationships
Social Development
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
 
Learning Areas: SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
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.
32. Demonstrate decision-making skills and behaviors in personal, school, and community contexts.
Learning Standards: 30.A. Identify and manage one’s emotions and behavior.
30.B. Recognize own uniqueness and personal qualities.
30.C. Demonstrate skills related to successful personal and school outcomes.
31.A. Develop positive relationships with peers and adults.
31.B. Use communication and social skills to interact effectively with others.
31.C. Demonstrate an ability to prevent, manage, and resolve interpersonal conflicts in constructive ways.
32.A. Begin to consider ethical, safety, and societal factors in making decisions.
Benchmarks: 30.A.ECb. Use appropriate communication skills when expressing needs, wants, and feelings.
30.A.ECd. Begin to understand and follow rules.
30.A.ECe. Use materials with purpose, safety, and respect.
30.B.ECa. Describe self using several basic characteristics.
30.C.ECa. Exhibit eagerness and curiosity as a learner.
30.C.ECb. Demonstrate persistence and creativity in seeking solutions to problems.
30.C.ECc. Show some initiative, self-direction, and independence in actions.
31.A.ECa. Show empathy, sympathy, and caring for others.
31.A.ECc. Interact easily with familiar adults.
31.B.ECa. Interact verbally and nonverbally with other children.
31.B.ECb. Engage in cooperative group play.
31.C.ECa. Begin to share materials and experiences and take turns.
32.A.ECb. Follow rules and make good choices about behavior.