Early Childhood Behavior Management: Developing and Teaching Rules

PD Hours: 1.5

This module includes information on how to create developmentally appropriate behavior rules for early childhood classrooms so that they link to a given school’s behavior expectations. The importance of communication with families about rules and expected behaviors is also stressed (est. completion time: 1.5 hours).

Module Objectives

By completing this module, learners will:

  • Be able to describe the importance of establishing classroom rules for young children that align with the behavior expectations of the school
  • Understand the guidelines for effectively developing and displaying rules for early childhood environments
  • Be able to identify different strategies for teaching and reinforcing rules for young children
  • Understand the importance of communicating with families about rules and expected behaviors