You’ll find out soon enough why the toddler teacher, Mrs. Houston was covered in confetti the day she transitioned little Billy, who just turned 3, over to your preschool class. Kids grow up and they move on; so the makeup of early childhood classrooms will always change. Even if you have a handle on current behavior issues, all it takes is one rambunctious tyke to alter the dynamics of your class. Continue reading →
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The Power of Choice as a Creative Guidance Tool
There are several options available when it comes to guiding and disciplining a child. All of these techniques – as well as others you choose to use, should have a system in place that guides, instead of punishes. You also want to focus on reinforcing good behavior, while at the same time building a nice rapport with the child. This lets the child know that you are not just looking at their bad behavior, but you are also excited for all the good things they do.
Some excellent tools and techniques you can use for guidance and discipline of a child are: Continue reading →
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Too often punishment is mistaken for guidance and direction , especially in the field of education and childcare. You as a teacher or caregiver guide children through certain episodes of misbehavior everyday. Of course, you want the child to grow up feeling safe, as well as confident in the environment that they learn in.
In order to achieve this, it is important to understand the difference between punishment and guidance/discipline. Continue reading →