Social-emotional development is especially important during early childhood. Promoting social skills in young children can help prevent challenging behavior and support the development of relationships with peers and adults. Both of these factors have been linked to academic success beyond childhood and into young adulthood. Children need multiple opportunities to practice social skills across activities and peers.
A new guide offers tips for promoting social-emotional development in the virtual classroom. It focuses supporting children, supporting teachers, and supporting families.
Below are some of the helpful resources included in the guide: