The purpose of this article is to highlight strategies that early childhood educators can share with families in an effort to prevent challenging behavior during transitions both inside and outside the home.
Anne M. Butler, Michaelene M. Ostrosky
When faced with challenging behavior, it’s important to focus on teaching new skills and reinforcing desired behaviors. When challenging behavior is replaced with appropriate skills, positive change is sure to follow!
October has been designated Bullying Prevention Awareness Month by the PACER Center (Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights) since 2006. The movement has grown to include federal efforts highlighted on www.stopbullying.gov.