Reinforcement techniques for guiding students’ behavior have certainly lasted the test of time. Teachers have successfully used positive and negative reinforcement in their classrooms to shape behavior for decades. So, what do you need to know about using positive and negative reinforcement at home?
What are the must-knows of student behavior? Our child may not always be able to, nor want to, articulate what they’re thinking or feeling, but they’re probably telling us with their behavior.
Time is fleeting, but especially for parents. Somehow, for so many of us, the day never seems long enough. So how can those with the most time-intensive life-style find more time? Check out these 5 strategies for families dealing with time-shortages.
We’ve each witnessed the power of positive thinking at some point or another. What role does positive thinking play in our child’s education? Developing healthy mental and emotional practices, and choosing positivity, are much more integral to student’s growth than you might think.
Rewards can go a long way when motivating your learners. Teachers have long used reward systems as a means to positively reinforce anything from classroom behaviors to study habits. These days, with students learning from home, a reward system offers them something to look forward to and retrains their focus.
Learn about some of the research that influenced modern behavioral psychology such as operant and classical conditioning. These findings changed how we understand behavior and behavior modification. Read on to learn how this research can be applied to your child at home and at school.