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All family members must follow family rules because they are « family rules. » Young children look to their parents to learn how to behave. For example, if you are respectful and listen to other adults, you can teach your child to listen to adults. But it will ultimately be more effective to take advantage of the consequences of breaking the rules. If you scroll down to the third page, you will see the following class rule « Follow the instructions » Under this rule are two images of children following the rule. The first image shows the children following the direction of working independently on an artistic activity, the teacher observing from her desk. The second photo shows Kennedy and Patrick putting away toys. Most children between the ages of 3 and 4 have the language skills to understand simple rules. The rules of each family will be different. Your family rules are influenced by your beliefs and values, your situation, your child`s maturity and needs. It is important to involve all family members as much as possible when establishing family rules. But you can expect challenges to menstruation at this age, as teens are looking for more autonomy and independence.

Involving children and teens in creating rules helps them understand and accept the rules and why your family needs them. This means they are more likely to see the rules as fair and abide by them. Teacher: Okay, I need help. Then. Sean, what`s our first-lesson rule? Teachers must consider the needs and abilities of each child when teaching class rules. Examples: Clearly identify and define rules. Toddlers and preschoolers can only learn and remember two or three periods at a time. Try starting with a rule to give children a chance to learn how family rules work before others are added. Family rules should also be realistic and age-appropriate for your child. The rule should be something your toddler and preschooler can follow. If kids break the rules, you can just remind them of the rules and give them another chance. If family rules are still enforced, your child`s behavior and your relationship will be better.

Family rules must be dealt with immediately if they are broken. The consequences of violating family rules must be clear to both parents and the child. They are included in the rules table to remind you of what to expect. The consequences for violating family rules should be applied immediately. Toddlers and preschoolers often need to remember the rules. Rules can be repeated frequently, and you can place reminders, such as rule diagrams, where everyone can see them. Good places to place rulers are the refrigerator door or any other door everyone uses. Teen periods are just as important for teens as they are for young children. Clear rules give teens a sense of security at a time in their lives when many other things change.

It`s never too late to create or reinforce rules for teens. As teachers, we certainly show ourselves as an authority figure, but we want to get their approval and so we want to talk to them about why we have these rules and what makes them important. In my class, we do a lot of role-playing around behavioral expectations. I`ve been using dolls lately, which I think is really appealing to kids. We play through different scenarios of our behavior and what happens when we use things that are rules and not rules. We have developed a social story in my classroom that we use to introduce the rules. And in the story, we included photos of the children following all the rules. This is what it looks like when we use our walking feet.

Here`s what it looks like when we use our soft keys. This is what it looks like when we use beautiful words. It goes to the reading center and they can read it all day, and they like to see pictures of themselves following the rules. We created a rule song in our class. Music is a really engaging way to teach kids new things sometimes, and then repeat them over and over again. We developed a song that we sing every day in a circle and that reviews the expectations of each rule so that they can have this memory on a daily basis. We also like to practice many examples and non-examples of what rules are. These are structured things that we do. It`s really important to recognize these things throughout the day when they happen, both when kids participate and follow the rules, but also when you see a child not using a rule so you can discuss it. Remember that we use our soft touches. Why is it important to use our gentle touches, and what happens when we don`t, continuously throughout the day. Teacher: Outside.

Good job!. Deanna, what`s another lesson rule? Amanda Peirick and Mary Louise Hemmeter provide more information on lesson teaching rules. In addition to the more universal strategies for teaching rules (described above), teachers may need to give some children more personalized instruction and support, such as: I think it`s very important to review them and go through them daily. When I was a young teacher, I made the mistake: « I taught my rules! Now, let`s get to it. And then, a few months a year, I say to myself, « Where does all this behavior come from? » So after a while, I learned that in order to keep these things in mind and for kids to really understand what they are, we have to go through them over and over again, and sometimes you start thinking, « I`ve said it 4,000 times. How can they not know at this point? But then you realize when you stop giving those reminders that it`s just not something they think about on a regular basis. Therefore, it is very important that these children check them daily from the beginning of school until the end of the year. In Pre-K, we teach our letters, our numbers, our shapes, our colors, and we do it very consistently because these are things that children need to know. We need to teach behavior just as systematically. Often we just think that children understand, they understand what to do.

Everyone knows that you come to go around in circles around time and that you are sitting and you are supposed to listen to your teacher. But what we`ve found is that kids don`t always know, and then we start to see the challenging behaviors. We also need to teach these things in a very systematic way. With that in mind, Rodriguez reviews her schedule and pencils every day to talk about the rules of the class. During this time, she offers a variety of activities, such as role-playing, puppet shows and beam sharing, to help her children better understand the rules. During each activity, they discuss examples of following class rules and examples of not following class rules. Jerry is particularly excited to show examples of non-compliance. Avoid vague rules like « be good. » « Being good » involves many different things and can be difficult for a child to understand.

A more specific rule would be: « Talk to others as you want them to talk to you. » Unacceptable behaviour should be stated as a clear and concrete rule, such as « do not hurt others ». It`s also important to state acceptable or desired behavior immediately after the rule so your child knows what behavior to expect. For example, if you told your child, « Don`t hurt others, » you can go on to say, « You need to keep your hands and feet to yourself. » Rules that tell your children what not to do are sometimes acceptable. They`re best when it`s hard to explain what to do instead – for example, « Don`t ask for things at the supermarket » or « Don`t get in a car with a driver who`s been drinking. » In the first video below, the teacher involves the children in checking the rules and demonstrating examples and non-examples. In the second, the teacher uses a large group activity to assess the children`s understanding of the rules.