This handout from the Center on Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) includes information and tips about the importance of working with children on identifying and labeling their emotions. The handout is part of the What Works Series through CSEFEL which focuses on effective practices for supporting children’s social-emotional development and preventing challenging behaviors. The briefs describe practical strategies and provide references to more information.
Town Square Research to Practice Statements offer information from theory and research with examples and suggestions for what it means in your work with children. This series of position statements includes topics such as the benefits of a home-like environment, the power of open-ended materials, and the benefits of incorporating the arts.