The Emotional Development of Young Children: Building an Emotion-centered Curriculum

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Teachers College Press, 2004 - Education - 193 pages
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Marylou Hyson provides educators with real-life examples and evidence-based teaching strategies to advance children's understanding and appropriate expression of their emotions.
 

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Contents

Introduction Young Childrens Emotions and Early Childhood Education
1
Constructing an EmotionCentered Curriculum
13
Creating a Secure Emotional Environment
35
Helping Children Understand Emotions
50
Modeling Genuine Appropriate Emotional Responses
65
Supporting Childrens Regulation of Emotions
82
Recognizing and Honoring Childrens Expressive Styles
97
Uniting Childrens Learning with Positive Emotions
111
Exploring Emotions
127
What Can Influence the Course of Early
142
Appendix A Early Childhood Education and the EmotionFocused
149
Intervention Programs to Support Emotional Competence
155
Tools to Assess Young Childrens Emotional Development
163
Index
181
About the Author
193
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About the author (2004)

Marilou Hyson is Associate Executive Director for Professional Development at the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and past editor of Early Childhood Research Quarterly.

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