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Social Development in Early Childhood Education - Chapter Summary
Ensure you have full understanding of social development in early childhood education by watching this chapter's videos. Each one covers a unique topic to help boost your knowledge of how children develop socially and the ways in which schools and teachers aid in that development. Review the lessons anytime and in any sequence you desire. In no time, you will be able to:
- Describe the three most popular social development theories in human growth and development
- Share how to help children develop moral and prosocial behaviors
- Detail the impact of social and cognitive development on interpersonal relationships
- Provide details about social development, sense of self and self-socialization in children
- Explain the looking-glass self and self-determination theories
- Discuss aggression and emotion regulation in young children
- Examine the roles of schools in social development and that of teachers in student performance
- Analyze the executive and organizational functions of the self
All of the lessons in this chapter are accessible in video and full transcript formats. Watch videos to learn about social development in early childhood education with help from entertaining visual and audio effects. Review full transcripts if you want to print the lessons and access helpful vocabulary words. Quizzes are available to assess your knowledge of lesson concepts. If you answer a quiz question incorrectly, simply click the link next to the answer to revisit the related portion of the video lesson.
1. Social Development Theories in Human Growth and Development
There are various theories on the social development of children. In this lesson, we will follow Sally as she meets with different psychologists, learning and differentiating between three of the most popular theories: psychoanalytic, social learning and attachment.
2. Moral & Prosocial Behavior: Definitions & Examples of Classroom Applications
Caring, volunteering, empathizing with others: these are all traits of moral and prosocial behavior. As children age, they develop such moral and prosocial behaviors and traits. This lesson will define these key terms and discuss ways to promote moral and prosocial behavior in the classroom.
3. Social & Cognitive Development: Impact on Interpersonal Relationships
How does association with a group of people impact behavior and learning? Are friendships relevant to understanding the behavior of students in a classroom? This lesson discusses social development by exploring interpersonal relationship functions and types.
4. Social Development of Children: Self-Esteem
The social development of children has a strong influence on self-esteem. In this lesson, we will explore the way children feel about themselves and look into several ways caretakers can improve a child's self-esteem.
5. Sense of Self and Self-Socialization: The Development of Self-Views
In this lesson, we will explore the sense of self, self-socialization, and the two social scientists who contributed to this field. We will examine Charles Cooley's theory of the Looking-Glass Self and George Herbert Mead's stages of play, game, and generalized other.
6. Looking-Glass Self: Theory, Definition & Examples
Have you ever thought of why some people have a higher or lower self-esteem than others? Sociologist Charles Cooley thought that part of this was due to the concept of the looking-glass self. Find out more in this lesson.
7. Self-Determination Theory: Capacity, Strategy & Control Beliefs
How do you stay motivated? What motivates your peers and coworkers? Are rewards motivating factors or do people have an internal drive to persist until a given activity is completed? This lesson will describe a theory that encompasses both intrinsic and extrinsic motivators: the self-determination theory.
8. Emotion Regulation and Aggression in Early Childhood
What happens when a sweet kid suddenly starts hitting, kicking, and doing other aggressive things? In this lesson, we'll explore aggression in early childhood, including the main types of aggression and how to increase self-regulation.
9. The Role of School in Children's Social & Emotional Development
Every parent knows how much school can influence a child. But in what ways is this influence positive? In this lesson, we'll examine how going to school can impact a child's development, including how children learn from each other and how motivation impacts achievement.
10. The Self: Executive and Organizational Functions & Gender and Cultural Differences
How people view themselves has a lot to do with how they view the world around them. This lesson looks at the self, including its executive and organizational functions and gender and cultural differences in constructing a self-image.
11. Teacher Expectations & Attributions
Attributions for success and failure drive future expectations for learning and success. Students attribute their successes or failures to a number of factors. Teachers also make attributions for student performance. This lesson will explore teacher expectations and attributions that affect classroom and individual student performance.
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