Discuss How teachers and families can work simultaneously to foster social cognition and self-awareness in students
Social cognition refers to the manner in which children interpret and analyze social behavior. At the birth of every child and during his or her developmental stages, family forms the first environment upon which a child adapts to and learn from. This pertains to many aspects of social skills like communication upon which the child mimics the mother or any family member, the child learns about toileting, and discouraged from touching some objects which might cause harm to him or her. In this process, every child learns to conform to a given social behavioral pattern whereupon observation and correction is crucial in developing of their good social patterns of interaction with the environment. At school another social environment for interaction is birthed. At the center of it all is the teacher who assumes the role of a parent and therefore ensures there is conformation to the rules and regulations. This discussion will robustly focus on the role of teachers and families in enhancing social cognition and awareness in students will deep illustrations given in the following paragraphs.