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Supportive Social Learning

ITEM #: 4400912

What's In This Kit?
This training kit is designed to help teachers understand how to create a classroom community that maintains positive social and behavioral expectations. It contains:

  • Expected training outcomes
  • Preparation instructions
  • Training strategies and tips
  • Implementation steps
  • Follow-up activities for teachers
  • Follow-up activities for administrators/directors
  • A learning assessment
  • A training evaluation/further needs assessment
  • A resource list
  • The article “Supportive Social Learning” by Ellen Hall and Jennifer Kofkin Rudkin
  • A training certificate to award to teachers for attendance and participation
  • A certificate for the trainer and other presenters

Who's the Target Audience?
The target audiences for this are intermediate and advanced teachers working with children from birth to age 8. This kit will introduce teachers to supportive social learning.

Teacher Skill Level
beginning intermediate advanced
Children's Age Level
infants toddlers preschoolers school-agers birth to 8

Kit Timeline:
Preparation time for this kit is estimated at 1.0 to 1.5 hours. Implementation time is 1.5 hours.

Training Outcomes:

  1. Teachers will identify the four supportive social learning components.
  2. Teachers will list appropriate listening skills.
  3. Teachers will generate statements of supportive communication to use with students.
  4. Teachers will evaluate supportive communication situations.

These training outcomes address the following professional standards:

  • 1.B.01, 1.B.02, 1.B.03, 1.B.05, 1.B.06, 1.B.07, 1.B.09, 1.B.14, 1.B.15, 1.C.02, 1.C.03, 1.C.04, 1.C.05, 1.C.06, 1.D.04, 1.D.05, 1.E, 1.F, 2.B.01, 2.B.03, 2.B.04, 2.B.05, 2.B.06, 2.B.07, 3.B.02, 3.B.03, 3.B.05, 3.B.06, 3.B.07, 3.B.08, 3.B.09, 3.B.11, 3.B.12 of the NAEYC Early Childhood Program Standards and Accreditation Performance Criteria (2005), www.naeyc.org.
  • Standard 1, 4a, and 4b of NAEYC Standards for Early Childhood Professional Preparation, Initial Licensure Level (2003), www.naeyc.org.
  • 1304.21(a)(3)(i), 1304.21(a)(3)(i)(C), 1304.21(a)(3)(i)(D), 1304.21(a)(4)(iii), 1304.21(b)(1)(ii), 1304.21(b)(2)(i), 1304.21(c)(1)(iv), 1304.21(c)(1)(v), and 1304.21(c)(1)(vi) of Head Start Performance Standards (Federal Register, Nov. 5, 1996, Volume 61, Number 215), www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ohs/.
  • E11, E12, F1, F3, F5, and F6 of the National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education Programs, National Association of Child Care Professionals (2005), www.naccp.org.

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