9 assignment - Chapter 8/9 Assignment In designing a safety...

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Chapter 8/9 Assignment In designing a safety training program for preschoolers, I would employ several different techniques as there are many different reasons injuries occur during this period of development. Additionally, taking different approaches to this issue will allow children of different learning styles of be able to retain information. I feel that using both a behavior modification approach as well as play would be most beneficial in teaching safe behaviors to preschoolers. In modifying behaviors both modeling and reinforcement are utilized which provides the child with a visual example of an undesired or desired behavior and, additionally, allows the teacher to reinforce these actions. However, it has been shown that this approach is able to change only a specific group of behaviors. Through play additional issues could be addressed while still being able to remain on the appropriate cognitive level for this age group. Furthermore, using play to teach safety may help the child retain more information. While it is very important to inform children of ways to keep themselves safe, it is also vital to
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2010 for the course ESSE 313 taught by Professor Hecht during the Spring '10 term at Old Dominion.

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