Ministry of Education, Guyana

At age five, kids develop more stable friendships and social conflict among friends becomes inevitable. Kids are more likely to have conflict with close friends than with acquaintances because they spend more time with friends and have to negotiate different opinions, temperaments and styles of play. The good news is kids this age are highly motivated to solve these social problems because they care about the relationships. As parents, we can help children learn how to collaborate, cooperate, communicate, negotiate, self-advocate and respect others.

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Responsibility means being dependable, making good choices, and taking accountability for your actions.

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My family is a month into virtual learning with four young kids. As we get into a virtual school routine, we’re learning what helps us stay connected and on-task in this new normal.

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