Effective early childhood professionals acquire knowledge and develop their teaching strategies across several key areas of practice.
Key Area of Practice for Module 04: Positive Guidance vs. Discipline
You now have knowledge and practices related to managing children’s challenging behaviors through positive guidance. However, the information collected is meaningful only if you can decipher and/or use it to promote a child’s growth and development. For this assignment, you will focus on strategies to use when supporting children who display challenging behaviors.
To complete this assignment, first watch the video below to explore this key area of practice and how it can be applied in the field of early childhood education.
Next, answer the following questions. In your written responses, be sure to use complete sentences as well as proper punctuation and grammar.
- Reflect on this module’s key area of practice. Share specific examples of what this looked like in the video.
- Share an example of how you plan to use this key area of practice in your work with young children and families.
- Briefly share one “a-ha” moment or a key take-away from the video.
Download the template containing these questions below. Be sure to rename the downloaded template with the current module number so you don’t overwrite an assignment from previous modules.