Caring about Caring: What Adults Can Do to Promote Young Children's Prosocial Skills

Hyson, Marilou; Taylor, Jackie L.
July 2011
YC: Young Children;Jul2011, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p74
Academic Journal
The article provides information on how the prosocial skills or development of young children can be promoted by early childhood professionals. It suggests childhood professionals to establish secure relationships and to create a caring and close-knit learning or classroom community. It reminds the professionals that there is a need for them to make it clear to the children that they are expected to develop empathy and prosocial skills. It also recommends the examination of the overall quality and of the prosocial development program.


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