Meeting Challenges in a Dynamic Learning Environment: Effective Strategies in Guiding Behaviors in Young Children

Course Description

Focus on observation, identification, description, and assessment of challenging behaviors. Designing and implementing effective teaching and learning strategies to successfully guide these behaviors within a social and cultural context.

Learning Outcomes

  • Show competence in discussing challenging behaviors in the context of contemporary learning and developmental theory
  • Design lesson plans that address individual differences, cultural diversity and family systems.
  • Use appropriate oral and writing skills in collaborating with parents, caregivers, and the community regarding challenging behaviors in the classroom.
  • Write measurable learning outcomes for a developmentally age appropriate lesson that aligns with standards and guidelines.


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