The Emotional Emotions Of Educators ' Attitudes, Values, And Emotional Dispositions Toward Risky Play

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483) argument, the emotional expressions of others in observational learning can easily arouse observers. The models’ attitudes, values, and emotional dispositions toward things, places or persons, which are associated with modelled emotional experiences, will be acquired by observers. As pointed out by Wardle (Early Childhood Australia, 2013a), if educators show children that taking risks is fine, children will accept the same attitude when facing risks in play. As a result, children’s courage and problem-solving abilities will be enhanced.

Educators’ observed anxiety is very likely to be transmit to children during risky play

Educators’ observed anxiety is very likely to be spread among children in risky play. As children can perceive educators’ attitudes and feelings toward risky play, they are evaluating risky play based on educators’ opinions and reactions to risky play. Educators’ emotions can influence children effectively as their emotions that bring into the class would create a corresponding emotional climate in class and children would be affected by these emotions (Becker, Goetz, Morger & Ranellucci, 2014). According to Neville’s interview with Stephanie, she suggested that educators’ negative emotions to risky play can be instilled in children’s minds (Early Childhood Australia, 2013). Through educators’ verbal expression such as “It is scary”, “You should not do that at all”, children start to learn the stereotypical pre-conceptualized consequences of risky…

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