TITLE

Creating a Prosocial Curriculum

AUTHOR(S)
Honig, Alice Sterling
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
Montessori Life;Spring99, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers techniques on creating a prosocial curriculum for preschoolers. It includes acknowledging positive motives and activities, teaching children words for feelings, using "active listening" strategy to convey empathy for distressed children, using the "you wish" technique to validate children's longings, providing models of kindness and caring, using books, suggesting simple phrases a child can use as a specific group-entry skill, giving clear and reasonable rules, and working with parents as partners in creating a prosocial classroom climate.
ACCESSION #
32046084

 

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