[R-0178] S3. Child Development

Citation: NAEYC. (2017). Caring relationships: The heart of early brain development. Webpage. Retrieved from site [or enter “NAEYC Caring relationships: The heart of early brain development” in your search window].

Abstract: On this webpage, you will find an article from Young Children that describes how early childhood teachers build caring relationships.

Integration: The information presented on this webpage fits well with content presented in the early childhood courses Child Development; Infants, Toddlers, and Twos; and Social and Emotional Development.

Content Focus: Child Development; Infants, Toddlers, and Twos; Social and Emotional Development

Notes: Pair the article on this webpage with the video Dear Bianca: Use Your Heart to Build Your Baby’s Brain. Once students have read and taken notes on the article and have viewed the video, they will be ready to discuss teacher practices they will use in an early childhood setting that build caring relationships.