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Valuing Diversity: Developing a Deeper Understanding of All Young Children's Behavior Here is an article written by Barbara Kaiser and Judy Rasminsky for Teaching Young Children magazine, "Everything we think, say, and do is processed through our own cultural backgrounds. But because culture is absorbed and passed down from generation to generation rather than explicitly taught, we’re seldom aware of it. Culture shapes not only our values and beliefs, but also our gender roles, family structures, languages, dress, food, etiquette, approaches to disabilities, child-rearing practices, and even our expectations for children’s behavior. In this way, culture creates diversity." Document
Video: Suspension is an adult behavior TEDx talk by Rosemary Allen This video serves as a great introduction to suspension and expulsion. It provides insight into the core issues and helps you think about strategies to address the problem. Website
What is Challenging Behavior Whether a child's behavior is focused outward or inward, caregivers can work to alleviate challenging behavior through positive behavior supports. This tip sheet explores ways to identify and prevent challenging behavior. Tipsheet
What Is Inclusive Child Care? "Research has shown that inclusion, when done well, can be a very positive experience for both young children with special needs and their typically developing peers. Child care providers can play an important role in making inclusive child care successful." Here is some more information from the Extension Alliance for Better Child Care. Document
What to do When Children Bite Biting is one of the ways young children express their needs, desires, or feelings. Once you understand why and when a child is likely to bite, you can try to change situations in order to prevent it. This tip sheet provides strategies to use with children who bite. Tipsheet
Who’s in Control and Why Does it Matter? In this podcast, Cindy Croft and Priscilla Weigel discuss the struggle that can sometimes arise between the early educator and a child in finding the balance between limit setting and power struggle. Some children can literally ‘run’ the program—how does this happen and how does the staff regain control? Priscilla shares some real life examples that can help shift the balance again. Podcast
Xeelado Kahortagaya Dabeecadaha Adag (Strategies to Prevent Challenging Behaviors) Xeeladaha tageerada wanaagsan waxay kahortagi karaan dabeecadaha adag caruurtaadana xanaanada ku wanaajin kara. Good support strategies can prevent difficult behaviors and improve your child's care. Tipsheet
Your Child: Development and Behavior Resources The University of Michigan Your Child site has a links of information regarding children with special health needs. The site has information regarding heart disease and asthma/lung conditions. The site also contains information on immunizations, injury prevention, nutrition and CPR/First Aid to name a few. Website