The Importance Of Social Development

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Introduction Each person needs a certain skill to be successful in life in order to interact with others in a good manner. When we make a decision or take any action, the endpoint is not only our very self, but often it involves others. In other words, we are living in a relational world that demands a lot of amount of seeing others as a counterpart of our existence. In our day to day interaction with others we need to be trained or master a skill considering that each person has a different cultural and sociological background. Each one of us needs a social skill in order to cope up with this relational demand. This skill then, is a necessary tool to respond properly to the demand in relation to our interaction with every individual and more…show more content…
Elliot and Frank M. Gresham, claimed that developed social skills may lead us to success. The World Bank (2015) reported on competitiveness and talks about the development of social and behavioral skills need to start in early childhood because these skills become a platform for the child to develop cognitive and technical skills. Michael L. Tan, (2015) agreed that children can be creative and curious so they can learn more. So developing social skills can contribute to a child’s better future and as they grow, they will be more intellectual and knowledgeable. However, due to lack off social skills other people cannot get along with each other which results to academic and social deficits which can affect their living. When these social deficits remain untreated it will cause problems in our society. According to Elliot and Gresham (1987) Children who exhibit social skill deficits experience both short term and long term negative effects or consequences , and these negative consequences seems to be precursors of more severe problems in adolescence and adulthood. That’s why when these deficits continue they can lock up a children’s opportunity to a better life and make it…show more content…
Calvin Eleby, Jr.(2009) Educational leaders, teachers, school counselors, social workers and school psychologist have long argued that some students were under-performing academically because they lack proper social skills ( inattentiveness and unprepared during instructional period, aggressive behavior toward classmate and educational staff , inability to engage through cooperative learning and disruptive behavior in classroom ) which affected their academic skills. The aim in this study is determine the relationship between social skills and academic achievement of senior high school students in Dasmariñas National High School and eventually can suggest possible program that would help in the development of social skills and eventually lessen unruly behaviors in the classroom making it more conducive for learning and thereby giving everyone an opportunity to raise their academic
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