Date of Award
Master of Arts in Education
Early Childhood Education
social and emotional development, preschool, social skills, problem solving
Many young children ages three to five years old spend a significant amount of time in childcare classroom settings each week. These young children are in the beginning stages of learning to share, negotiate, and take another person's perspective, which often results in complex social situations that children do not know how to handle appropriately. This places a huge responsibility on teachers to ensure that they are supporting each child's development of positive social skills and appropriate problem solving skills. This project provides information and strategies on the social and emotional development of preschoolers, and techniques for handling mistaken behaviors and teaching problem-solving skills, that early childhood educators can use to build a positive and supportive classroom community.
Recommended CitationMyers, C. (2006). Social Problem-Solving and Young Children: A Handbook for Early Childhood Educators (Thesis, Concordia University, St. Paul). Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.csp.edu/legacy-capstones_maed/243
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