Partners In Learning Blog Team

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Thursday, February 3, 2011

"Rules" for Rules...

When establishing household rules for children, allow them to take ownership and help come up with the rules they intend to follow...

  • Pick only 3 to 5
  • State the behavior you want to see (be descriptive...what does the behavior look like?)
  • Pick rules that can be applied in a lot of situations

By allowing children to take ownership they are more than likely to follow through in challenging situations

Here is an example of classroom rules in a Pre-K classroom...

Note that the rules are worded in a positive manner with pictures

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