Temperament is an important feature of social and emotional health. It describes the way we approach and react to the world. It is our own personal "style" that is present from birth. There are three general types of temperaments, often referred to as easy-going, slow-to-warm, and active.
This resource highlights strategies discussed in the Head Start Science Teacher's Guide that teaching teams may use to help children learn their home language in addition to English. Teachers are encouraged to focus on language and literacy skills as integral to the exploration of science topics in the natural world. Specific suggestions from the Guide provide evidence-based practices that are effective for working with dual language learners in Head Start programs.