Ecology of the Peer Group (Pg 278-327) (Types of Play Pg 303 (Solitary,…
Ecology of the Peer Group (Pg 278-327)
Teens turn to parents for future-oriented decisions such as occupational goals and schooling decisions pg 286
Teens usually turn to friends for present-oriented decisions such as grooming, appearance, music, etc.
Parenting Styles affect Peer choices Pg 286
Social Competence Pg 287
Behavior informed by an understanding of others' feelings and intentions, the ability to respond appropriately, and knowledge of the consequences of one's actions.
Social Cognition Pg 288
Conceptions and reasoning about people, the self, relations between people, asocial groups' roles and rules, and the relation of such conceptions to social behavior.
Peer Group Socializing Mechanisms Pg 293-295
Zone of Proximal Development Pg 295
Space between his or her actual development, or what he or she can do independently and his or her potential development - -or what he or she can do while participating with more capable others.
Cliques - Friends who view themselves as mutually connected and do things together.
Crowds - loosely organized reference groups of cliques. Pg 296
Developmental Tasks (Macrosystem) Pg 297-302
getting along with others
Developing Morals and Values
Learning appropriate social and cultural roles
Achieving personal independence while formulating an identity
Types of Play Pg 303
Categorized Play by type of activity: Imitative, exploratory, testing, and model building Pg 303-304
Sociotherapy Pg 312
An intervention to help children who have trouble making and keeping friends learn to relate to others.
Improving Children's Social Skills Pg 313
Validate and Support
Strategies for supporting the intellectual knowledge and skills of learners Pg 323
Family, school, friends, community
Encouragement, love, praise, support, positive role models.