Your successful preschooler : ten skills children need to become confident and socially engaged / Ann Densmore and Margaret BaumanMaterial type: TextPublisher: San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, 2011Description: xiv, 270 pages ; 23 cmISBN: 9780470498989Subject(s): Social skills in children | Social interaction in children | Preschool children -- PsychologyLOC classification: BF723 | S62 D46 2011
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"Strategies to guide children towards the best play and social activities The latest brain research show that children can be taught--at very early ages--the tools they need to become successful and connected to other children, as well as adults. This book offers parents and teachers the information they need to develop a clear understanding of the unique nature of each child in order to create a custom program that can teach a child the most effective ways to engage peers and make social interactions easier and more meaningful. Reveals why exposure to certain experiences can actually help a child's brain develop faster Shows how properly directed play can become an opportunity to facilitate language and development Both authors have appeared in the national media Offers a unique approach for teaching children customized play and social activities Using the methods outlined can lead to a lifetime of social success and likeability that are crucial for a child's emotional stability"--Provided by publisher.
Erscheint: Januar 2011.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note to the reader ix Acknowledgments xi Introduction 1 1 Children Can Learn to Be Successful 11 2 Raising a Likable Child 33 3 Preparing an Achieving Child 59 4 Ensuring a Happy Child 81 5 Building Strong Moral Character 103 6 Th e Importance of Being Resilient 125 7 Encouraging Flexibility and the Art of Compromise 141 8 Getting Organized 157 9 Developing Leaders 173 10 Successfully Engaging Friends 189 11 Become Passionate About Learning 213 12 Successful Children Need Involved Parents 227 Notes 239 Additional Resources 249 About the Authors 255 About Harvard Medical School 257 Index 259
The latest research shows that children can be taught--at very early ages--the tools they need to become successful and connected to others. This new book offers parents and teachers the information they need to teach children the most effective ways to engage peers and make social interactions easier and more meaningful.