Preschool and Socalization

A Gilbert preschool helps to teach children a skill that will help them for the rest of their lives: socialization.

Socialization: Early Childhood Development

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Stay inside the lines, play nice, remember our manners.  That’s all there is to socialization, right?  Not quite.  According to this article from Palomar Community College, socialization is much more important in preschool than you may know: Human infants are born without any culture.  They must be transformed by their parents, teachers, and others into cultural and socially adept animals.  The general process of acquiring culture is referred to as socialization click this icon to hear the preceding term pronounced.  During socialization, we learn the language of the culture we are born into as well as the roles we are to play in life.  For instance, girls learn how to be daughters, sisters, friends, wives, and mothers.  In addition, they learn about the occupational roles that their society has in store for them.  We also learn and usually adopt our culture’s norms click this icon to hear the preceding term pronounced through the socialization process.  Norms are the conceptions of appropriate and expected behavior that are held by most members of the society.    [CLICK HERE TO READ MORE]

So as you see, socialization is a bit more complex.

How Does a Gilbert Preschool Teach Socialization

A Gilbert preschool has a lot of techniques to teach socialization.  Reinforcing positive behaviors while frowning on negative ones are the best ways.

A few short years ago, corporal punishment was often used, however, studies  have shown that corporal punishment is often a negative form of shaping that affects children later in life.  A lot of violent criminals for example shared the common upbringing of being spanked as children, which is a pretty strong bit of support for proper socialization by a preschool in Gilbert.

Kid’s Corner Preschool & Childcare is an Arizona-based daycare center and preschool with two locations to serve you.


Kid’s Corner Preschool & Childcare, LLC [GILBERT] 1450 N Gilbert Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 267-9427


Kid’s Corner Preschool & Childcare
2051 W. Guadalupe Rd .#15
Mesa AZ 85202
(480) 267-9419

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Mesa, AZ 85202
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1450 N Gilbert Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85234
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