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Methods for modifying behavior in children Introduction Major methods for modifying behavior in children How to Determine the Best Behavior Modification for a Child Developing a plan Examples of effective planning Positive and negative reinforcement Examples of positive and negative reinforcement activities Positive and negative punishment Examples of positive and negative punishments Application of methods Behavior modification in the classroom Instructional implications Most effective Methods How to determine the best practices How to aid positive change Conclusion
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I am an educator and am constantly communicating orally to my students. I teach many ages with a wide variety of learners. I implore them to engage in discussion, ask questions, and most importantly listen. If your audience is not listening then you are simply wasting your breath. I engage my groups using hooks, catchy introductions and mimicking popular phrases. Making eye contact is not always possible with the types of learners I often work with due to psychological or social conditions. By utilizing Verbal Modeling learners are naturally more compelled to engage in active listening. By utilizing this law of human nature to my advantage to capture the group and lead them into a discussion-based activity. Smith, Todd. “10 Verbal Communication Skills Worth Mastering.” 10 Verbal Communication Skills Worth Mastering, Todd Smith, - mastering/ . Effective oral communication strategies which are needed to be successful! According to Todd Smith there are 10 verbal communication skills worth mastering including being friendly, thinking before you speak, be clear, don’t talk too much, be your authentic self, speak with confidence, focus on body language, be concise and learn the art of listening. As learners we implore others to engage in discussion, ask questions, and most importantly listen. If your audience is not listening then you are simply wasting your breath. Skills Worth Mastering.” 10 Verbal Communication Skills Worth Mastering, Todd Smith, . 4 Proven Behavior Modification Techniques with Examples Behavior modification is a means of changing behavior through various techniques used to replace undesirable behaviors with desirable ones. Behavior modification techniques have been used to treat both adults and children for various problems, such as enuresis (bedwetting), separation and general anxiety, various phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), etc. The methods use vary, but usually involve some form of positive or negative reinforcement. This concept had its beginning in 1938, when B. F. Skinner published his book The Behavior of Organisms , setting forth the principles of operant conditioning – that behavior could be shaped by reinforcement or the lack of reinforcement.
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