Early Childhood Behavior Case Study

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DEALING WITH BAD BEHAVIOR, MANAGING GOOD BEHAVIOR: STRIKING A BALANCE IN A CHILD’S ESL WORLD INTRODUCTION It is believed that managing deportment in class is vital in coming up with an environment not just conducive to learning but ideal for character development as well. But, what does it take to handle demeanor in general? What is expected of a teacher for her class to exhibit exemplary conduct? And, what if she is being faced with the negative? These are but a few questions in mind when talking about dealing with behavior. As an English Teacher to Japanese children between the ages of 2 and 5 years, in an immersion type of school, being involved in the life of these children, with the use of English, is given more emphasis over the teaching…show more content…
The idea that more than presenting the technicalities of English in a lesson, dealing with the behavior, with the use of English, should be the focus of the teacher is being supported. Hence, this paper aims to find out and present a number of ways to manage early childhood behavior leaning towards a better and more effective learning environment. WHAT IS BEHAVIOR? UNESCO defines behavior as “the way in which an individual behaves or acts.” Some define behavior as “something that a person does that can be observed, measured, and repeated.” While the Merriam-Webster defines behavior as “the manner of conducting oneself.” Hence, behavior is something that can be clearly seen and observe from a person by another person. In a classroom setting, for example, it is very normal that each student behaves in his own ways as this simply exhibits uniqueness. A teacher may be able to take note of these differences and identify behavior patterns, and prevent the development of behavior problems taking into consideration the 5 root causes of behavior differences and their key aspects as stated by…show more content…
Referring to Richard Graham’s “My Best Discipline Teaching Techniques & Ideas” , he imparts the values he learned from Tae Kwon Do namely courtesy, integrity, perseverance, self-control, and indomitable spirit, as guidance in developing a possible learning atmosphere. As this management rests on the teachers, parents, and school authorities above all, the Victoria State Government provides strategies on how to approach it, hand in hand: • Define and teach explicit school-wide and classroom behavioural expectations; • Establish mechanisms for recognizing and rewarding positive behavior; • Establish and communicate consistent school-wide and classroom consequences for challenging behavior; • Establish school-wide and classroom processes for early identification of students experiencing academic and/or behaviour difficulty; • Develop school-wide and classroom processes for ongoing collection and use of data for decision-making; • Empower students by creating multiple opportunities for them to take responsibility and be involved in decision-making; • Provide a physical environment conducive to positive behaviours and effective engagement in learning; and • Utilise evidence-based interventions, monitored regularly for those students who face difficulty with learning and/or

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