Research Around the World

Standard

While exploring Early Childhood Australia’s website there were many topics of current research. Some of the topics include: attachment, cooperation and sharing, empathy and feelings, play, early literacy, writing, school readiness, brain research, etc.

I perused several articles however, the article that struck my interest was Developmental Discipline. The article gives four ways that developmental discipline is achieved: building a warm teacher-child relationship, developing children’s cognitive moral understanding, creating a caring community and using classroom control techniques (setting expectations, indirect control, reminders, teaching social behavior and power assertion). This is a great article for the beginning of the school year as we begin to set the stage and climate of a building.

Watson, M., Solomon, D., Battistich, V.,  Schaps, E., and  Solomon. J., Developmental Discipline. retrieved from: http://www.earlychildhoodaustralia.org.au/learning_and_teaching/childrens_behaviour/building_a_classroom_community.html.

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s