ERIC Number: ED130752
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-May
Reference Count: 0
Getting a Head Start on Social-Emotional Growth: A Guide for Preschool Teachers.
This booklet is designed to help the preschool teacher understand the children in her classroom and assist them in social-emotional development. The booklet has four objectives: (1) to increase the teacher's understanding of the child's needs; (2) to discuss ways the teacher can provide a climate for healthy emotional growth; (3) to help the teacher observe and evaluate behavior; (4) to give recommendations for children with serious emotional difficulties. Chapters explore stages of social-emotional growth, feelings and emotions, social-emotional needs, classroom intervention, coping with frustration, play and its meaning, focusing on the environment, self-concept and social-emotional development, limits and self-control, educational approaches to social-emotional growth, recognizing potential emotional problems and helping the child with emotional difficulties. (MS)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Aggression, Behavior Problems, Classroom Environment, Discovery Learning, Emotional Development, Emotional Problems, Experiential Learning, Guides, Play, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers, Self Concept, Self Control, Social Development, Social Relations, Socialization, Teaching Methods
Media Center, Meyer Children's Rehabilitation Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 444 South 44th Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68131 ($2.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Univ. Medical Center, Omaha. Meyer Children's Rehabilitation Inst.