An exploration of guidance strategies for promoting prosocial behaviors in young children. Emphasis will be on positive guidance principles and techniques along with cultural influences and family involvement. Observation in an early childhood education setting may be required. A current physical, TB test, background check and/or fingerprinting may be required.
(COLLEGE CREDIT level REA 098 Minimum Grade of C or ACCUP READING COMPREHENSION 60 or ACCUPLACER NEXT GEN READING 232 or ACT READING 15 or ACT READING 15 or SAT READING/WRITING SCORE 390) and (COLLEGE CREDIT level ENG 091 Minimum Grade of C or ACCUPLACER WRITEPLACER 5 or ACT ENGLISH 22 or ACT ENGLISH 22 or SAT READING/WRITING SCORE 510)
Textbook information is available at http://www.bhc.edu/on-campus/bookstore/ You will need to know the BHC course number, e.g., BL 201, and the section number.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student shall be able to demonstrate the following skills: A. Demonstrate appropriate human relations skills in working with diverse populations of students. B. Discuss and develop effective classroom management and techniques for use in early childhood education settings. C. Identify appropriate early childhood environments which foster independence, individuality, and self-regulation of learning and behavior. D. Demonstrate an understanding of behavior guidance and developmentally appropriate methodologies for addressing typical and atypical behavior of young children. E. Discuss methods of scaffolding and supporting friendships, pro-social behaviors, self-esteem, and self-control in young children. F. Understand issues of cultural, ethnic, and familial diversity which may affect the classroom environment.
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