My first Newsletter - CDA Class 2012
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I had to make a Newsletter for Actively Listening to your child to Parents that would have children in my classroom. Tell me what you think! How'd I do? Did I catch your attention & keep you ...

I had to make a Newsletter for Actively Listening to your child to Parents that would have children in my classroom. Tell me what you think! How'd I do? Did I catch your attention & keep you interested?

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  • 1. Working with Parents Class 1 CDA 103 B
  • 2. Relationship with Parents begins before Birth
  • 3. Our first human connections lay the foundation for all futurerelationships
  • 4. Erikson’s 1 Development Task st• Trust versus Mistrust• Feeding and Comfort Behaviors – Key to development of trust – Infants trust when they come to expect their needs will be met – Balance needed between trust in the caregiver & a healthy sense of mistrust necessary for self- protection – Cultural differences exist in feeding and comforting practices
  • 5. Forms of AttachmentSecurely AttachedInsecurely attached Avoidant ResistantConsistent Across Cultures
  • 6. Parenting Practices ProduceAttachment• Securely attached: regulate emotions, show empathy & ability to modulate and direct emotion• Insecurely attached: respond abnormally to other children’s distress, to stranger’s and care takers
  • 7. View Video Clip on Bowlby’s Attachment Theory
  • 8. Journal 1: Please Responda. What is attachment theory?c. What is its purpose of the stranger test?
  • 9. Journal 2: Applya. What can happen when there is serious disruption in the early relationships between parent and child?c. How can we help parents build secure relationships with their children?
  • 10. PlayBuildsStrongFamilyBonds
  • 11. Kinds of Play• Dramatic Play & Modeling – Imitation of behavior patterns – Interaction using imagination and fantasy – Playing house, fire fighter, super hero• Games & Rituals – Contributes to learning about rules – Experience cause & effect & consequences – Duck, Duck, Goose to Soccer
  • 12. Constructive Play• Helps child – Explore the physical environment – Test scientific problem-solving ability – Negotiate use of shared materials, space & tools – Complete projects with observable results
  • 13. © Allyn & Bacon 2007
  • 14. Active Physical Play–Helps child develop muscle strength, coordination, control and agility• Rough-and-tumble play–Look for a “play face” when attempting to figure out if child is playing or fighting
  • 15. Imaginative Play• Helps child – Explore and rehearse social roles he/ she has seen – Test ability to negotiate with others – Regulate emotions through imagination – Examine personal concerns in nonthreatening way
  • 16. © Allyn & Bacon 2007
  • 17. Functional Play• Helps child – Develop needed everyday life skills – Learn & rehearse social roles and cooperative routines – Set and achieve manageable goals – Develop competence in family & society
  • 18. Journal 3: How do fathers & mothers play differently with their children?
  • 19. Baumrind’s 4 Dimensions of Parenting • Expression of warmth or nurturance • Strategies for discipline • Quality of communication • Expectations for maturity
  • 20. . Baumrind’s 3 Styles of Parenting• Authoritarian—high expectations with low nurturance – children conscientious, obedient, and quiet—but not happy• Permissive—little control, but nurturing – children lack self-control & not happy
  • 21. 3. Authoritative – Parents providelimits, guidance and model compromise With this approach, children are most likely to be successful, articulate, intelligent & happy
  • 22. Parenting StylesStyle Control Warmth DisciplineAuthoritarian High Low Strict RulesAuthoritative High High DiscussionPermissive Low High RareNeglect Low Low Absent
  • 23. Recent Studies• Link between parenting styles and child behavior is more complex – Impact of child’s temperament – Influence of community & cultural views on child’s perception of parenting – Positive examples of authoritarian parenting in urban families • Produce high-achieving, emotionally regulated children • Strict and warm can be successful
  • 24. Journal 4: What are your views on parenting? As a teacher, how can you influence positive parenting practices?
  • 25. Techniques of Discipline• In deciding which technique to apply, parents should ask: – How does a technique relate to my child? – Child’s temperament/age/perceptions• Culture is a strong influence – Expectations – Offenses – Punishments
  • 26. What About Spanking?• Reasons for parenting variations: culture, religion, ethnicity, parents’ upbringing• Developmentalists caution children who are physically punished tend to be more aggressive• Domestic violence of any kind can increase aggression between peers and within families
  • 27. Journal 5:•In United States, is time-out aDevelopmentally AppropriatePractice?•What are alternatives?
  • 28. What is the purpose of guidance?
  • 29. The purpose of guidance is Self Control
  • 30. What is self control? Self Control isbecoming the master of myself!
  • 31. Why is guidance positive?
  • 32. Positive Guidance• We are modeling what we want the children to learn to do – Restrain our first inclination – Use quiet voices – Look for a solution that helps everybody• If we model disrespect, the children will be disrespectful
  • 33. How do we help childrenchange their behaviors?
  • 34. Changing Behaviors1. Identify the child’s need being expressed by the behavior2. Help a child notice the problem behavior that needs to stop3. Then help the child to identify the behavior that will replace the problem behavior and will meet the same need4. Practice the replacement behavior
  • 35. Self-Regulating Learners Journal 6: •What helps children become self-regulating learners•What do self regulating learners look like?
  • 36. Self-Regulating Learners• Know themselves – strengths- interests- distractions• Know and apply successful learning strategies• Recognize & differentiate contexts adjusting their behavior accordingly• Manage their own volition to reach their own goals
  • 37. Emotional Regulation• 1st we learn awareness of own emotions; this is calledEmotional Literacy how to the interpret and express emotions• Next we apply that Emotional Literacy to become aware of the emotional response of others
  • 38. The Challenge of Media• Television & video games offer a dilemma for parents – Parents find video a good babysitter – Parents believe video can sometimes be an educational tool• Research suggests turning off the TV to avoid exposing children to video violence as it results in human violence
  • 39. Thomas and Chess: Temperament• Temperament is the inborn/characteristic way a person reacts to the world.• Three temperament styles: – Easy: 40% of children – Difficult: 10% of children – Slow-to-warm-up: 15% of children – Other (combination) : 35% Understanding Human Development by Craig/Dunn © 2007 Pearson Education
  • 40. Rothbart• Temperament style may change through interactions with family & other caregivers.• “Fit” of parent & child temperaments – determinant of infant-caregiver interaction – determinant of child adjustment
  • 41. Recall Erikson’s Model forbuilding successful human relationships