A child’s temperament influences his or her style of interaction and the way that child understands and experiences the world and the people in it. Learn about three temperament traits: adaptable, cautious, and feisty. Discuss goodness of fit (compatibility of a person’s temperament with their surrounding environment). Understand the traits of the various temperaments and how adjustments can be made in your approach or environment when working with these various temperaments.
This course is appropriate for all early care and education professionals in center-based and family child care settings.