Every Child's Champion

Prevent 90% or More Challenging Behaviors with These KEY Strategies!!

March 10, 2020 Season 1 Episode 8
Every Child's Champion
Prevent 90% or More Challenging Behaviors with These KEY Strategies!!
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Every Child's Champion
Prevent 90% or More Challenging Behaviors with These KEY Strategies!!
Mar 10, 2020 Season 1 Episode 8
Sara Beach

Lots of teachers these days are asking "What the heck is going on with all of these insane behaviors kids are bringing in? Teachers are dealing with high levels of aggression, fighting, arguing, swearing and name calling -- on a DAILY BASIS! Whether it is because of trauma, electronic babysitters and parenting in the electronic age, lack of limits at home, or something we haven't identified yet--we are seeing a huge upswing in children who simply cannot handle the rules and interactions of the PreK setting. So what is a teacher to do if she or he has one or more children like this in their classroom? Well, regardless of the source of the problem, what we're dealing with here is a LEARNING PROBLEM. Children have LEARNED to use aggression to interact with others. Remember that these behaviors are not about YOU--unless you get into power struggles!! This episode covers the KEY strategies teachers must put into place in the classroom and follow through with consistency, in order to prevent the majority of bad behaviors from continuing. With positivity, time, and commitment to these practices, you can see major turn-arounds in a short amount of time!

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Lots of teachers these days are asking "What the heck is going on with all of these insane behaviors kids are bringing in? Teachers are dealing with high levels of aggression, fighting, arguing, swearing and name calling -- on a DAILY BASIS! Whether it is because of trauma, electronic babysitters and parenting in the electronic age, lack of limits at home, or something we haven't identified yet--we are seeing a huge upswing in children who simply cannot handle the rules and interactions of the PreK setting. So what is a teacher to do if she or he has one or more children like this in their classroom? Well, regardless of the source of the problem, what we're dealing with here is a LEARNING PROBLEM. Children have LEARNED to use aggression to interact with others. Remember that these behaviors are not about YOU--unless you get into power struggles!! This episode covers the KEY strategies teachers must put into place in the classroom and follow through with consistency, in order to prevent the majority of bad behaviors from continuing. With positivity, time, and commitment to these practices, you can see major turn-arounds in a short amount of time!

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