Social Development Key to Early Learning Success

Ximena Dominguez

Ximena Dominguez, Research Social Scientist, Center for Technology in Learning

January 31, 2013

Decades of research shows that children learn best while engaging with others—preschool play time teaches social and communication skills that are critical for later success. Children who can collaborate with their peers are more likely to participate in learning activities. In this podcast, hear about how positive behavior can affect learning and why teachers should pay special attention to help overactive and shy kids engage in the classroom.

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