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Active Listening involves lending your undivided attention to someone who is speaking to you. As opposed to passive listening which is merely hearing the speaker without trying to understand what is being said, active listening leads to more effective communication, learning and problem-solving. The article provides information on What Active Listening Is, Active Listening Definition, Active Listening Skills Examples and more. 

It is very true and often happens to almost every parent that they have to put so much energy and physical strength to raise a child that often they feel there is nothing more left to give and feel exhausted. And exactly at that moment of time Cocomelon, the famous youtube rhyming channel comes into the picture. It holds the child for half hr or so and distracts them from the world around them which gives the parents an opportunity to have sanity on their own. But are these harming your children? Is it the cause of speech delay and is it the reason for tantrums that your child is showing and developing recently?

In early childhood, among the most important aspects of learning self-regulation is the ability to identify and label emotions. Unless children are able to understand and manage their emotions, they might end up expressing them through negative and disruptive behaviours. In this context, the Zones of Regulation approach offers valuable support to children’s efforts to recognise and manage their own emotions.

“Agency” this word is very familiar to the parents and in early childhood care. Agency in childhood indicates the organisation is able to have decisions that will affect and influences the child and also the child has the right to take a decision and is also capable of initiating learning of their own choice and for the betterment of them. The following article provides information on the Question and Strategies To Show If Agency Is Promoted Within The Service and more. 

It is not uncommon for educators to confide that transitions tend to be the most difficult time in a typical ECEC day. At such times children often display or increase the intensity of challenging behaviours like non-compliance, aggression, biting, and so on. The following provides strategies for dealing with toddler and preschooler's difficult behaviour during transitions. 

At its simplest, Bullying is when a person deliberately and repeatedly hurts someone else. But the consequences, ranging from physical to emotional and behavioural, are anything but simple – both for the bully and victim. As educators, here is how you can prevent bullying in the early childhood setting.

Among the many reasons that make anger, such a destructive emotion is the possibility of a loss of control. Angry people, including children, can end up saying and doing things that could harm their well-being. Here are a few strategies that early educators can use to help angry kids cool down.

A calm down box has a variety of sensory tools that a child is encouraged to use when they are feeling frustrated, intense anger to calm-down emotions.The following article provides a list of self-regulates that can be included inside a calm down box.

As Educators, there will be many instances where you will need to write about a child's behaviour. For a behaviour management plan, assessments, half-yearly or yearly reports and more. The following lists descriptive words and their meaning that can be used to describe a child's behaviour.

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