Course Description

Understanding how a child manages her or his own emotions, behaviour and social stress is crucial to supporting a sense of belonging and positive relationships. This is the fifth module in a series of topics about self-regulation and its relationship with development.

EYPDC Program Development and Early Years Consultant Jan Blaxall, MASc (Psych), RECE, AECEO.C

Jan has 30 years of teaching Early Childhood Education courses at Fanshawe College, London, Ontario and Conestoga College, Kitchener, Ontario. Jan has co-authored an ECE textbook, Children at the Centre: Principles of Early Childhood Education in Canada and is a regular contributor to the Canadian Child Care Federation's Journal, Interaction. She is on the editorial board of IDEAS - Emotional Well-being in Child Care. Jan served as a member of Ontario's Expert Panel on an Early Learning Framework, for Ontario's Ministry of Children and Youth Services. She works with the Psychology Foundation of Canada, promoting children's emotional wellness.

Course curriculum

    1. Introduction

    2. Why Relationships Matter

    3. Social Interest, Early Interactions and Play

    4. Toddler Social Interaction

    5. Toddler Play Is Not All Fun and Games.

    6. Social Self-Regulation

    7. What Does Social Awareness Look Like in a Young Child?

    8. Reflective Activity

    9. Factors That Impact Social Regulation

    10. Social Cognition and Theory of Mind

    11. What Can Educators Do? Intentional Social Planning.

    12. Conclusion

    1. Self-Assessment

    2. Module Summary

    1. References

    2. Social Regulation Observation

About this course

  • $20.00
  • 16 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content
  • $20.00

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