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Module 2: Families help and support

Families help and support to pre-school services in the building of the cognitive and pre-cognitive social development of children


Introduction

A parent/guardian is a guide and a role model for a child. In the first years of life, the parent is the one who prepares the environment, the one who filters the information with which the child interacts.
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The contents of this module are connected to a set of Practical Activities


2.1 How children learn what to expect and what not to require

  2.1.1 - Introduction
  2.1.2 - Opportunities to make their own choices
  2.1.3 - Clear and reasonable boundaries
  2.1.4 - Experiment and discover within limits
  2.1.5 - Develop more self-reliance skills

2.2 How to support pre-school learning activities at home

  2.2.1 - Introduction
  2.2.2 - Infants' capabilities
  2.2.3 - Zone of proximal developement
  2.2.4 - Biological causality: growing pressure
  2.2.5 - Being there

2.3 How to enhance curiosity and willingness to learn

  2.3.1 - Introduction
  2.3.2 - Surprises: discovering pleasure to learn
  2.3.3 - Happy child-happy learning
  2.3.4 - Early attention to language
  2.3.5 - Be your child's "emotion coach"

2.4 How to build social skills

  2.4.1 - Introduction
  2.4.2 - Multiple strategies. Strategy choices
  2.4.3 - Better communication
  2.4.4 - Listening skills: the art of connection
  2.4.5 - Empathy with and interest in others situations

Interactive Test


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