In this webinar, Dr Karyn Aspden and Linda Clarke from Massey University discuss their research into the teaching practices that support social-emotional competence of infants and toddlers. They provide practical strategies and advice for teachers on how to build intentional, responsive relationships in the contexts of play, routines, and in situations of toddlers’ peer conflicts. To help you navigate the webinar easily, there is a list of the key topics covered in the session below, including the time each was discussed. The key ideas discussed in this webinar are also shared in a short insight article.
To help you navigate the webinar easily, we have provided a list of the key topics covered in the session below, including the time each was discussed.
You can also read our insight article exploring key ideas from the webinar.
Topics discussed in this webinar
Times shown in minutes and seconds from the start of the video
|What is social and emotional competence and why is it important?
|The importance of quality relationships between infants and toddlers and their teachers
|Effective teaching practices for supporting social and emotional competencies with infants and toddlers
|Strategies for developing infants’ and toddlers’ social skills
|Utilising puppets and books for teaching skills
|Supporting children to engage in peer interactions
|What to do for children who push teachers away
|Dealing with physical behaviours, anger and frustration
|Attachment relationships and developing dependence on one teacher
|Toddlers’ peer conflicts
|Inviting children’s input
|Allocating primary key teachers
|Strategies for older children and children with additional needs