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BER is not a booking agency that just finds a presenter who presents on the topic you requested.

We recommend highly experienced BER presenters who have consistently received outstanding evaluations from educators attending their trainings.

We guarantee you’ll be fully satisfied or you’ll owe us nothing after your on-site training event.

Positive, Effective Discipline for Young Children

(Preschool - Kindergarten)

Presented by Carol Smith
Experienced Early Childhood Teacher and National Trainer

Specifically Designed for Preschool and Kindergarten Educators

  • Just for preschool and kindergarten educators with every example designed for young children
  • Practical, proven, proactive strategies for nurturing appropriate behaviors, encouraging self-discipline and building responsibility in your young learners
  • Demonstrations, methods, activities, displays, ideas, and an extensive resource handbook

Practical Ideas and Strategies

How do you best nurture appropriate behavior in your young students? How can you plan activities that encourage the growth of self-discipline? How can you communicate in ways that enable you to gain children’s cooperation? How do you help youngsters become better able to settle their own disagreements? This seminar, specifically designed for adults who work with preschoolers and kindergartners, will answer these questions in highly practical ways.

Carol Smith will share numerous ideas, strategies and activities that strengthen children’s sense of self-esteem, responsibility and independence. You’ll leave with dozens of practical and exciting ideas, techniques you can implement in your own program, an extensive resource handbook, and a renewed enthusiasm for working with young children.

Ten Key Benefits of Attending

  1. Developmentally Appropriate Discipline
    Reduce behavior problems and help your young learners increase their responsibility, independence and self-control – all within a creative, develop mentally appropriate environment
  2. Increasing Positive Behaviors and Reducing Misbehavior
    Explore creative ways to catch children “doing the right thing”… How to establish and reinforce desired behaviors with young children while stopping inappro priate behaviors
  3. Understanding ADD/ADHD
    What ADD/ADHD is and how it can be diagnosed… Strategies for helping the inattentive, impulsive and/or hyperactive child
  4. Minimizing Behavior Problems Through Curriculum Choices
    How your program is structured has a direct impact on your students’ behavior… Create a curriculum that helps develop children’s self-discipline
  5. Helping Students Solve Their Own Problems
    Children who learn ways to solve their own problems develop better self-concepts and increase their independence in social interactions . . . Examples, ideas, strategies, and more
  6. Harnessing the Energy of Young Children
    Incorporate children’s natural curiosity, love of movement and desire to be specially noticed as integral components of your management plan
  7. Meaningful Communication with Young Learners
    Learn ways to communicate with young children so they will listen, trust you and want to cooperate
  8. Strengthening Young Children’s Self-Esteem
    Every person with high self-esteem holds two important beliefs… Learn multiple techniques for developing and nurturing those beliefs in your students and in yourself
  9. Maximizing Family Involvement
    A wealth of ideas for gaining family cooperation, encouraging participation, sharing insights, and communicating concerns
  10. Ideas, Ideas, Ideas…
    Dozens of practical ideas, examples, strategies, and methods to help you build cooperative behaviors in your preschoolers and kindergartners (Each participant will receive an extensive resource handbook)

Outstanding Strategies You Can Use Immediately

  • strengthen children’s cooperative, responsible and independent behavior within your program
  • effectively halt misbehavior and successfully redirect children to more appropriate behavior choices
  • create a positive, child-centered, supportive environment
  • effectively work with children who are difficult or challenging
  • increase family involvement and support
  • communicate with your young learners in ways that reduce power struggles and increase cooperation
  • create behavioral consequences that are meaningful and effective
  • distinguish between age-appropriate behaviors and behaviors which suggest abuse, disturbance or disability
  • help children participate actively in solving their own problems
  • nurture children’s self-esteem and enhance their sense of self-worth

Who Should Attend

Preschool Teachers, Kindergarten Teachers, Instructional Aides, Parent Volunteers, Child Care Providers, Special Education Staff, Specialists who work with Young Children, and Administrators.

Special Benefits of Attending

Extensive Resource Handbook
You will receive an extensive resource handbook specifically designed to accompany this seminar. Included in the handbook are:

  • communication strategies that facilitate constructive conversation and reduce power struggles with young children
  • useful guides for identifying developmentally appropriate behaviors at preschool and kindergarten ages
  • proven activities that redirect behavior
  • summaries of ideas, strategies and activities for dealing with your more challenging children

Materials on Display
A variety of resource materials, helpful to preschool and kindergarten educators, will be on display.

On-Site Training Guarantee

BER is not a booking agency that just finds a presenter who presents on the topic you requested. Rather, we only recommend highly experienced BER presenters who have consistently received outstanding evaluations from educators attending their trainings.

Consequently, we provide a strong program guarantee.

We guarantee you’ll be fully satisfied or you’ll owe us nothing after your on-site training event.

Bring this seminar to your school or district!