Routines and Environments that Support Social Emotional Development in Infants and Toddlers
- Date of Publication
- July 7, 2021
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Course Information There are a number of strategies that can be used to intentionally support the social emotional development of infants and toddlers. This 2-hour online course is designed to present a sampling of those strategies to child care providers. The primary strategies addressed in this course include:creating responsive routinesdesigning appropriate physical environmentsand improving the emotional literacy of children in care. Content used in this course was obtained, with permission, from the Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning at Vanderbilt University. This course was converted into an online format by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of the Texas A&M University System in cooperation with the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, Child Care Licensing Division, and using funds provided under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
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