To reflect upon how you think children should behave and why

Aim

To reflect upon how you think children should behave and why.

Evidence and reflection

You must be honest with yourself during this activity. This is about what you feel, not what you think you should write!

What are your views on how children should behave?

What influences this perspective?

Record your thoughts and make some notes.

If possible, share your views with other students or colleagues and note the similarities and differences.

Extension

Think about how the views you hold about how children should behave influence your behaviours and styles of practice. Look for both the positive and potentially negative outcomes of such behaviours and styles of practice.