Temperament and emotions
INTERCULTURAL EXPERIENCES AND HOW THEY CAN LEAD TO PARENT-EDUCATOR PARTNERSHIP CHALLENGES
Emotions are important in developing socio-emotional competencies and solving problems on an interpersonal level. In some families and cultures, emotions are generally expressed differently. Children might be confused if educators show their emotions in a different way than what they are used to. Although it makes it easier for them to understand a situation, older children especially, might struggle with emotional conflicts. Educators might also find it difficult to interact with a child who shows emotions in an entirely different way, for example if they act more intensely than expected or in a manner that is barely recognizable by the educator's standards.