Course Description

Are your kids stressed?  How can you support social skills development?  Intentional planning of your emotional and social curriculum will provide the foundations for well-being and kindness, infants to school age.

This webinar will be of interest to Early Childhood Educators, early years and primary teachers and before-and after-school care providers.


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 - Social Emotional Learning

    • Welcome and Introduction

  • 2

    Chapter 1 Social- Emotional Learning Foundations; Environmental Essentials

    • Chapter 1

    • SAMPLE Environment-Reflection-Tool- (Stuart Shanker, The MEHRIT Centre)

  • 3

    Chapter 2 You as a Reflective Professional; Family Engagement

    • Chapter 2

  • 4

    Chapter 3 Your Program; Emotional Curriculum

    • Chapter 3

    • Morning Meetings - Edutopia

  • 5

    Supporting Self-Regulation

    • Supporting Self-Regulation

    • SAMPLE - Stressors in Different Domains (Stuart Shanker, The MEHRIT Centre)

  • 6

    Chapter 4 Key Practices to Enhance Children's Self Regulation

    • Chapter 4

    • SAMPLE Ways-to-Lighten-the-Stress-Load (Stuart Shanker, The MEHRIT Centre)

  • 7

    Chapter 5 Social Curriculum; Intentional Guidance

    • Chapter 5

  • 8

    Resources

    • Resources and Websites

  • 9

    video link: Pro-social Skills

    • Pro-social Skills

  • 10

    Next Steps in Supporting Social-Emotional Learning

    • Next Steps

Reviews

5 star rating

good

Adelina Gotera

Very good; encourages students to further readings and learning.

Very good; encourages students to further readings and learning.

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