Participation in early childhood education 

Social-Emotional Competence

Educator as facilitator 

The importance of the educator as the facilitator is to provide a safe environment for children to learn and develop competency. It is important for children to learn independently which can be fostered through an educator's facilitation. Through understanding of age and personality, situations can be created to encourage children to demonstrate their competencies and discover their limitations without feeling overwhelmed. Max's educators should be able to take all his background information into account and provide him and his family some tools as well as provide learning moments in the classroom to help him with his social behaviour and coping with the settling in process.