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Promoting Healthy Peer Relationships

Promoting Positive Peer Relationships

Throughout the day, children engage in all types of activities and interactions. However, for many children, interacting with their peers is difficult. Theorist such as Lev Vygotsky have stated that peer relationships provide a unique context for cognitive, social and emotional development. It is to great advantage that the educator is equipped with strategies and techniques that would allow them to promote healthy peer relationships.

In this training, participants will:

  1. Discuss “healthy peer relationships” and understand their role when promoting it in their classrooms
  2. Understand the importance of teaching positive social skills when promoting healthy social interactions
  3. Review five strategies that build healthy classroom relationships
  4. Discover “3 P’s of classroom engagement” and learn ways to incorporate them in their classroom

Curriculum Code: PHPR7028
Earn: .5 CEUs/ 5 Clock hours
Tuition: $17.00

Promoting Positive Peer Relationships

Early education can be frustrating when it comes to peer relationships. However, knowing what to do is crucial for long-term enjoyment. When peers get along and work together, they have a healthy and robust learning environment that, in turn, actually helps them learn easier. Studies show that students who don’t have those relationships are often barricaded from learning and absorbing their schoolwork, negatively impacting them short-term and long-term. When peers are encouraged and taught to work together as a team, and everyone practices interpersonal skills and interpersonal skills, kids are stronger.
When these skills are prioritized alongside educational ones, children also learn that they are essential and have a healthy classroom. It can be especially important in those children who don’t have siblings or other situations where they can understand collaboration.

What will this training offer you?

  • A comprehensive guide to your role in peer relationships: As educators, you have a direct role in helping little ones learn healthy peer relationships. This online program will help you understand just what it is and how your influence can make or break your techniques.
  • Four categories and ways of peer acceptance in the classroom: There are four separate categories to peer acceptance. We’ll go over those and how to apply their ways to a classroom so that you can help encourage healthy peer relationships.
  • Five supportive steps to help build relationships between peers: One by one, you’ll learn the five steps to helping each student develop a strong and healthy relationship with each other so that everyone has the tools and opportunities that they need to build those relationships.

The power of peer collaboration

When you take a look at the support that this accredited online training can offer you, you’ll see that its targeted approach and dedicated teaching techniques will help you make your classroom a more collaborative place. With lots of benefits to teach students and educators and staff members, this kind of training is important to promote a healthy, strong classroom for all involved.

Even though early education is the first step to a long academic career for children, having all of the right building blocks within that window will help each student to be their best and strongest self. This online training will help you get them there.