Social Emotional Tools for Life (SET for Life) is an approach to the way children and the significant adults in their lives interact. Based on a body of research on how to support emotional development through relationship-building during early childhood, Social Emotional Tools for Life: An Early Childhood Teacher’s Guide to Supporting Strong Emotional Foundations and Successful Social Relationships is designed to help educators develop the kind of relationships with children that recognize every child as amazing and unique, and help adults build relationships that support emotional and social development.
Emotional and social development in the early childhood period are hot topics today. So is managing normal and challenging behaviors. SET for Life strategies are just what is needed to support relationship building in the classroom and home setting. These strategies are easy to use, build skills, and lead to positive relationships that matter for children.
Social Emotional Tools for Life: An Early Childhood Teacher’s Guide offers 99 strategies designed to build strong emotional and social skills, and support the warm, sensitive relationships that are key to optimal development. No fancy toys or additional materials are needed. You and your individual relationship with each child in your setting are the key.
Five Parenting Strategies to Support Emotional Development extends Social Emotional Tools for Life to include children’s most important emotional developers, their parents.
Five Parenting Strategies to Support Emotional Development creates opportunities to focus your efforts to support emotional and social development, offering researched-based knowledge about child development, concrete strategies to implement, and easy-to-adapt language you can use with the children you care for.