ECE 105 LO4

  1. Self esteem
    • view themselves positively
    • feel that they are valued by others
  2. Toddlers/Infants - how you can encourage children's self esteem
    • Accept each child
    • encourage awareness
    • highlight individuality
    • Describe when you praise
  3. How to accept each child
    • observe individual characteristics
    • be flexible and accommodating
  4. How to encourage awareness
    • help children appreciate their own and others unique qualiites
    • physical traits, preferences & BELONGINGS
  5. How to highlight individuality
    point specific things out in positive
  6. How to describe when you praise
    use specific words
  7. How to foster self esteem/confidence in preschoolers
    • make choices available
    • build on strengths
    • time and space
    • let children have their say
    • Know who the children are outside the center
    • Celebrate similarities and differences
  8. How to make choices available
    • environment appropriate
    • variety of individual, large and small groups
  9. How to build on strengths
    • notice individual interest and skills
    • know OK to make mistakes
    • encourage when done well.
  10. How to "time and space"
    • Flexibility in time and transitions
    • Allow to finish
  11. How to "Let children have their say"
    allow share experiences
  12. How to "know who are outside of center"
    allow talk about family and activities
  13. How celebrate similarities and differences
    Acknowledge and consider differences in NON-critical
  14. How to help children express emotions
    • Label, empathize and confirm
    • model effective ways of expressing emotions
    • find out ifno about families cultural expressions and adjust
  15. how to help children understand POSTITIVE emotions
    • give emotion words
    • provide outlets for expression
    • recognize over stimulation
    • show children how to feel proud of themselves
    • encourage children to share their feeligns
  16. Strategies for NEGATIVE emotisons
    • Allow kids to express their feelings
    • accept rather than judge
    • role model
    • promote thinking before acting
    • provide options
  17. Strategies for dealign with challenges and problem solving (toddlers)
    • encouragement and praise
    • allowing challenge
    • promote self-help skills
  18. how to encourage and priase
    help focus on efforts and not restuls
  19. how to allow challenges
    step back and allow to experiment
  20. how to promote self-help skills
    encourage to do routine daility on won
  21. Strategies for helpign preschoolers with challenges nad problem solving
    • Active involvement
    • flexibly
    • smooth transitions
    • clearly defined expectations
    • recognizing value
  22. how to "active involmvent"
    decision making
  23. how to 'flexibiility"
    • freedom to improvise in activityes
    • encourage different ways to solve
  24. how to "smooth transitions"
    slow changes with FUN
  25. how to "clearly defined expentations
    established limits and expecations
  26. how to "recognize value"
    • ask about what they are doing
    • allows opp to recnigze how they feel and value diff.
  27. Strategies for problemsolving in social situations
    • Get to know whole story
    • identify the problem
    • discuss the experiences
    • brainstorm
    • support solutions
  28. helping toddlers with relationships with other children
    • model kind and respectful behavior
    • provide opportunities not pressure
    • describe how kids actions affect others
    • encourage children to share feelings
    • promote kids standing up for themselves
  29. Strategies for prmoting sharing and helping
    • teach ownership
    • show children what sharing is
    • encourage children to teach and assist other kids
    • have open ended conversations
    • promote problem solving together
    • provide physical features in teh center that help kids work together
  30. Strategies for encouraging empathy
    • bring kids feeligns to eachother attention
    • get kids ideas
    • promote meantingful interactions
  31. Strategies for shy children
    • Establish trust
    • get info from parents
    • follow the kids lead
    • involve them in important duties and tasks
    • provide opprotunites for success
    • partner with another child
    • get the group to empathize
  32. What does helping children find words to share feelings do
    • teaches ways to appropraite express
    • give them words to say
    • short and simple
    • Tel X what you need
  33. how do we become more comfortable using puppets
    • give interesting personality
    • dress up 
    • ask puppet questions about itself
    • try to make it move around
    • use natural voice
  34. 5 ways use puppets to teach social skills
    • act out positive behavior
    • act out problems in getting along with other kids
    • use what you learn from the kids while using puppets
    • act out stressfull siutations
  35. Strategies to teach self-control
    • take a break
    • teach and provide attention
    • use appropriate rewards
    • use specific activities designed to teach self-regulation. 
Card Set
ECE 105 LO4
ECE 105 LO4