INDEX

Settling In   You and your child are about to embark on a wonderful journey into kindergarten life.  Key Words:  transition ,  focus , cultural differences,  understanding ,  supporting prosilience

Settling In

You and your child are about to embark on a wonderful journey into kindergarten life.

Key Words: transition, focus, cultural differences, understanding, supporting prosilience

 

Building and Sustaining Relationships   Open communication between educators and families is vital when building and sustaining a positive and supportive partnership.  Key Words:  social-emotional competence ,  self-efficacy ,  family structure

Building and Sustaining Relationships

Open communication between educators and families is vital when building and sustaining a positive and supportive partnership.

Key Words: social-emotional competence, self-efficacy, family structure

Day to Day Routines   Routines are the times in the day that are needed to ensure the health and care of your children, they should be consistent and follow all health and safety regulations which will be in effect in most countries.  Key words:  settling in ,  bonding ,  relationship ,  multilingual ,  communication ,  diet

Day to Day Routines

Routines are the times in the day that are needed to ensure the health and care of your children, they should be consistent and follow all health and safety regulations which will be in effect in most countries.

Key words: settling in, bonding, relationship, multilingual, communication, diet

Supporting children’s social and emotional competence   Social and emotional competence for children is the ability to interact positively with others, regulate emotions and behaviour, solve problems and communicate effectively with others (Innis, 2018).  Key words: transition times,  sleep , rituals

Supporting children’s social and emotional competence

Social and emotional competence for children is the ability to interact positively with others, regulate emotions and behaviour, solve problems and communicate effectively with others (Innis, 2018).

Key words: transition times, sleep, rituals

Diversity and its role in the settling in process   When children feel understood, it helps to support their independence and empowers them to explore and investigate their environments (Pollak et. al., 2001).  Key words:  gender ,  identity , oppositional behaviour,  communication ,  counselling

Diversity and its role in the settling in process

When children feel understood, it helps to support their independence and empowers them to explore and investigate their environments (Pollak et. al., 2001).

Key words: gender, identity, oppositional behaviour, communication, counselling

What is prosilience?   Life is full of unexpected situations, which could unsettle adults and children alike.  Key words:  inclusion , disabilities, special needs,  diversity sensitive philosophy

What is prosilience?

Life is full of unexpected situations, which could unsettle adults and children alike.

Key words: inclusion, disabilities, special needs, diversity sensitive philosophy

Language and Communication as a Tool   Language is an essential part of identity, providing a key means of self-expression, enabling us to form relationships and bonds, to communicate needs and express our desires.  Key words: integration,  nonverbal communication , conflict, cultural differences

Language and Communication as a Tool

Language is an essential part of identity, providing a key means of self-expression, enabling us to form relationships and bonds, to communicate needs and express our desires.

Key words: integration, nonverbal communication, conflict, cultural differences

How Children Learn Languages   As already discussed, language is an important way to express a person’s identity. Language contributes to who we are, where we come from and is the foundation to communicate with others.  Key words: integration,  nonverbal communication , conflict, cultural differences

How Children Learn Languages

As already discussed, language is an important way to express a person’s identity. Language contributes to who we are, where we come from and is the foundation to communicate with others.

Key words: integration, nonverbal communication, conflict, cultural differences

Non-Verbal Communication   Language can be distinguished between that which is spoken and known as verbal communication and that which is unspoken, otherwise known as non-verbal communication i.e. ”body language”.  Key words: traditions, heritage,  culture ,  sensitivity

Non-Verbal Communication

Language can be distinguished between that which is spoken and known as verbal communication and that which is unspoken, otherwise known as non-verbal communication i.e. ”body language”.

Key words: traditions, heritage, culture, sensitivity

Diversity Sensitive Pedagogy   Children construct their cultural identity, their individuality and their group affiliation in relation to their family and closest members of their community.  Key Words:  cultural identity , cultural differences,  emotion based code switching

Diversity Sensitive Pedagogy

Children construct their cultural identity, their individuality and their group affiliation in relation to their family and closest members of their community.

Key Words: cultural identity, cultural differences, emotion based code switching

Language as a tool to build relationships   Language is a powerful tool in building a relationship with a child.  Key words: transition times,  nonverbal communication , picture schedule, timers, drop off

Language as a tool to build relationships

Language is a powerful tool in building a relationship with a child.

Key words: transition times, nonverbal communication, picture schedule, timers, drop off

 

We all, as people who work on a daily basis in multicultural surroundings have written this website to support educators reflecting about what they want as professionals for children in a changing world with modern early years education centers.