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Social-Emotional Development


The At-A-Glance documents outline domain-specific skills and behaviors of children as well as ways that adults can support learning and development. The one-page documents were developed for use with parents, educators, or community partners.


Fostering Healthy Social and Emotional Development in Young Children: Tips for families
A tip sheet on healthy social and emotional development for parents and families of infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
Milestones: Understanding Your Child’s Social and Emotional Development from Birth to Age 5
A milestones chart with key information of social and emotional development from birth to age 5.
Fostering Healthy Social & Emotional Development in Young Children: Tips for Early Childhood Teachers and Providers
A tip sheet on healthy social and emotional development for infant, toddler, and preschool providers and educators.
Let’s Talk about Feelings Poster
A poster to aid discussions about feelings with young children.
Social and Emotional Development Research Background
A fact sheet on the research behind social and emotional development in early childhood and lifelong outcomes.
Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL)
The CSEFEL website offers research and evidence-based practices for teachers, caregivers, and families to promote the social emotional development and school readiness of young children birth to age 5.
Social and Emotional Core Competencies
The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning has identified five interrelated sets of core competencies and outcomes related to social and emotional learning.
Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children (TACSEI)
TACSEI offers research-based products and resources to help decision makers, caregivers, and service providers improve social-emotional outcomes for young children with, or at risk for, delays or disabilities.
Harvard’s Center on the Developing Child
Harvard's Center on the Developing Child provides science-based innovation that achieves breakthrough outcomes for children facing adversity.
Ages & Stages Questionnaires
The ASQ: SE questionnaire can be used by parents to check a child’s social emotional development.
National School Climate Center
The National School Climate Center provides information and resources to help schools integrate crucial social and emotional learning with academic instruction.
School Readiness: For Educators
This site provides links to a wealth of school readiness and social and emotional learning resources.

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