Course Description

Current research highlights the importance of belonging within the peer group as a key aspect of learning in a play based program. But what about children who don't have the needed skills to be successful in entering and interacting with others? Early years professionals who work with young children need to support all children in the process of developing social awareness, empathy and social skills. social and play skills are complex and many children require coaching and support in learning how to thrive in social group. Communication strategies are included.

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Builing Social Skills in Early Childhood

    • Introduction

    • Development of Empathy In Children

    • Sharing and Co-operating

    • Sharing Language

    • Sharing and Turn Taking

    • Teaching Social Skills

    • Helping Children Become Good Listeners

    • Role Play

    • Supporting Play Skills

    • Asking a Friend to Play

    • Teaching the New Skill

    • Joining in Play

    • Reflection

    • Using Every Opportunity

    • Better Together!

  • 2

    Module Completion

    • Module Summary

Reviews

5 star rating

Title is appropriate

Adelina Gotera

Great text! Although I am already practising most of the teaching/learning skills to children, the lessons reinforced that I am on the right path.

Great text! Although I am already practising most of the teaching/learning skills to children, the lessons reinforced that I am on the right path.

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