Temperament – What is it?

Temperament – What is it?

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This publication from Penn State Extension describes temperament as a child’s emotional and behavioral way of responding to the world. The document provides ideas on how teachers or caregivers can demonstrate their ability to adjust their behavior in response to children’s temperaments.

Age(s): Infant, Toddler, Preschool, School-age

Part of: Practice Opportunities

Topic: Warm and Responsive Style

Category: Category 2: Teacher-Child Interactions | Subcategory: Category 2: Warm and Responsive Style | Measure: P-WRS-06: Ability to Adjust Behavior