Throughout the day, children engage in all kinds 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:
- Discuss “healthy peer relationships” and understand their role when promoting it in their classrooms
- Understand the importance of teaching positive social skills when promoting healthy social interactions
- Review five strategies that build healthy classroom relationships
- Discover “3 P’s of classroom engagement” and learn ways to incorporate them in their classroom