To reflect on how you convey to children the behaviours which are and are not acceptable

Aim

To reflect on how you convey to children the behaviours which are and are not acceptable in particular circumstances.

Evidence and reflection

Consider one particular aspect of behaviour – for example, Shouting out

In what situations do you think is it acceptable to shout out?

When is it not acceptable to shout out?

How do children know what is acceptable behaviour?

How do they learn this?

How do we teach them?

Record some thoughts on the above questions and share your ideas with another student or colleague. Again, compare and contrast the similarities and differences in your answers.