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Managing and Supporting Children's Behavior


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Children learn best when their self-esteem is healthy and the behavioral expectations are clear. This course will focus on developing: an understanding of the daycare classroom as a dynamic learning environment in which the early childhood educator is an essential part; a philosophy of discipline that forms a basis for dealing effectively with students experiencing behavioral difficulties, strategies and practical approaches for behavioral management in addition to effective methods of supervision, proactive approaches to discipline with an emphasis on problem solving and effective intervientions, strategies for dealing with inappropriate confrontational behavior in a productive life enhancing way, and observation and documentation of student actions in behavioral terms.

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