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Student Guidance & Behavioral Management - Chapter Summary
This chapter offers a fun and engaging overview of student guidance and behavioral management. Explore short lessons developed by top instructors to ensure you understand topics like moral and prosocial behavior, social development in children and strategies for positive classroom management. Once you've completed this chapter, you should be able to:
- Share strategies for managing the classroom behaviors of young children
- List and describe positive classroom management strategies
- Define moral and prosocial behavior and self-concept in early childhood
- Describe the relationship between self-esteem and the social development of children
- Provide tips for promoting self-esteem in the classroom
- Detail strategies for teaching conflict resolution to kids
- Explain the meaning of character education and how to incorporate it into daily curriculum
- Discuss methods educators can use to teach students different coping skills
Don't let a busy schedule get in the way of studying these lessons. This chapter is accessible 24/7 via any computer or mobile device with an Internet connection, enabling you to study whenever and wherever your schedule permits. Choose the lessons that cover topics you need to understand most, and test your knowledge of those topics by taking short quizzes. When ready, use our practice exam to ensure you have a comprehensive understanding of student guidance and behavioral management.
1. Managing Classroom Behaviors of Young Children
In this lesson, we will learn about managing the behaviors of young children within the classroom context. We will highlight challenges, and we will identify strategies that will help teachers and child-care workers.
2. Positive Classroom Management Strategies
Do you find yourself spending more time on behavior in the classroom than actually teaching? Positive classroom management strategies can help decrease problem behaviors through the use of rules and reward systems.
3. Moral & Prosocial Behavior: Definitions & Examples of Classroom Applications
Caring, volunteering, empathizing with others: these are all traits of moral and prosocial behavior. As children age, they develop such moral and prosocial behaviors and traits. This lesson will define these key terms and discuss ways to promote moral and prosocial behavior in the classroom.
4. What is Self-Concept in Early Childhood?
In this lesson, we will discuss the stages children go through to develop their identity and self-concept. Depending on their developmental level, children may be at a different stages of ability to articulate and idea of who they are. This lesson will emphasize early childhood stages of self-concept.
5. Social Development of Children: Self-Esteem
The social development of children has a strong influence on self-esteem. In this lesson, we will explore the way children feel about themselves and look into several ways caretakers can improve a child's self-esteem.
6. Promoting Self-Esteem in the Classroom
Want to have a classroom full of proud and confident students? This lesson is all about developing and promoting self-esteem in the classroom. Read on, to learn how you can get your students on the path to high self-esteem.
7. How to Teach Conflict Resolution to Kids
This lesson will review the most effective ways to teach conflict resolution skills to children that can be utilized by educators, parents, and caregivers. The benefits of teaching conflict resolution strategies to children will also be discussed.
8. What is Character Education? - Curriculum & Activities
Character education is an important component of teaching young people. This lesson will define character education and provide strategies and techniques for incorporating it into your daily curriculum.
9. Teaching Coping Skills
Teaching children to cope with stress and challenges is an important aspect of being an educator and setting children up for a lifetime of success and fulfillment. This lesson gives you ideas for teaching your students the skills they need to cope.
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- Developmentally Appropriate Practices & the Classroom
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- Early Childhood Science Instruction
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