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Positive Guidance

Life Skills:

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Social & Civic Responsibility
  • Employability

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 90 minutes.

Group Size:
Large Groups


 

Summary:
Defines what discipline is, why children misbehave, and solutions to problems. Also covers how to teach a classroom of children, how to handle difficult situations in a classroom, and which methods of discipline are acceptable or which methods are grounds for dismissal in a childcare facility.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Early Childhood Education I
Strand 1 Standard 2

Identify and/or demonstrate positive guidance techniques for preschoolers.

Career Connections:

  • Childcare, teacher, parent

Materials:
Power point projector or copy of summary sheet. Copies of Spanking Value Line, Work paper, and Quiz.

Background For Teachers:
Reading of any of the Bibliography books is very helpful.

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Student Prior Knowledge:
Class in child development of experience with children would be a good framework for acquiring this information.

Intended Learning Outcomes:
Students will successfully evaluate discipline problems and choose appropriate solutions. Successful completion of quiz.

Instructional Procedures:
Start with Power Point presentation or go over the summary sheet. Spanking Value Line is first on the presentation. Complete accompanying work paper and quiz.

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Assessment Plan:
Students will become aware of other methods of discipline besides spanking and hopefully realize the negative impact of it. Successfully complete quiz on Discipline.

Educators:
Contact resources@uen.org using your education email address if you would like copies of the test / exam for this lesson plan. Be sure to include the Lesson Plan title in your email request.

Bibliography:
State child care curriculum, "Positive Discipline" by Jane Nelson (Sunrise books 1-800-456-7770), Utah Chapter of the National Committee for the Prevention of Child Abuse, A Guide to Discipline by Stone (NAEYC 1-800-424-2460 ISBN 0-912674-62-8.

Author:
WENDY CRAPO

Created Date :
Jun 27 2003 17:51 PM

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