Social/Emotional Development

Recognizing Trauma and Its Impact on Young Children: Implications for Early Childhood Teacher Educators

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Recorded Webinars
Resource Category
Social/Emotional Development

2-Hour webinar that took place on February 21, 2019.

How to recognize post-traumatic reactions in young children. Becoming familiar with the impact of trauma exposure on early learning and other key areas of functioning. An introduction to how working with traumatized children in the classroom can impact teachers. Where to find additional trauma-informed resources for educators and family members.

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Ideas, Strategies, and Resources for Linking Literacy and Social Emotional Development

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Recorded Webinars
Resource Category
Social/Emotional Development

1.5-Hour webinar took place on January 17, 2019.

Recognizing the ways in which social emotional and literacy skills are interwoven underpins the importance of finding ways to intentionally embed strategies that connect these areas across everyday routines. This webinar will share many fun ideas, strategies, resources, and hands on activities for intentionally linking social emotional and literacy skill development across your daily schedule. Ideas for sharing this information with families will also be shared.

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Supporting Young ELs' Social Emotional Development in Culturally Appropriate Ways

Resource Type
Recorded Webinars
Resource Category
Social/Emotional Development

1.5-Hour webinar that took place on September 6, 2018.

Join us as we explore and then bring together two frameworks: the Pyramid Model for social-emotional competence and West Ed’s Bridging Cultures framework.  After looking at each framework separately, we will use them to guide our analysis of free online SEL resources.  We will brainstorm practical steps and ideas for implementing culturally appropriate practices that also enhance children’s social-emotional development.  

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Inventory of Practices for Promoting Children’s Social Emotional Competence

Resource Type
Article/Books
Resource Category
Social/Emotional Development

The Inventory of Practices for Promoting Social Emotional Competence is designed to be used by individuals and/or teams to identify training needs and plan a course of action to address those needs related to four general areas: (a) building positive relationships, (b) creating supportive environments, (c) social emotional teaching strategies, and (d) individualized intensive interventions.

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