Positive Guidance: Why, What, and How?

Type
Course
Date of Publication
July 7, 2021
Price
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Overview

Guidance and discipline issues are two of the most challenging aspects of any early childhood teacher's work. Explore what contributes to problem behaviors and how to work with children to promote positive behaviors. Examine the effects of the classroom environment on children's behaviors.

Course Information

Guidance and discipline are two of the most challenging aspects of any early childhood teacher's work.

This online course explores what contributes to problem behaviors in the classroom, and how to work with children most effectively to promote positive behaviors.

It examines the connection between the classroom environment and the children's behaviors.

Funding for this 1-hour training was provided by the Workforce Solutions as part of their Early Care and Education Quality Improvement initiative.

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