[R-0225] S3. Child Development

Citation: EarlyChildhoodVideos. (2015). Understanding challenging behavior in young children. Video. Retrieved from site [or go to the YouTube site and enter “Understanding challenging behavior in young children” in the search window].

Abstract: In this16:22-minute video, early childhood teachers, home child care providers, and experts discuss some of the possible influences on children’s behavior and how to respond objectively. Clips of adults and children learning together in early childhood settings are included.

Integration: The content in this tipsheet fits well with content presented in the early childhood courses Child Development; Child, Family, and Community; Child Guidance; and Social and Emotional Development.

Content Focus: Challenging Behavior; Child Development; Child, Family, and Community; Child Guidance; Developmental Stage; Classroom and Home Environment; Family Culture; Individual Differences and Temperament; Learning New Behaviors; Medical, Physical and Sensory Needs; Significant Emotional Needs; Social and Emotional Development

Notes: After viewing this video, have students document the answers to the following questions. As a teacher in an early childhood education setting, what do you need to remember to do when a child is demonstrating challenging behavior? What are the factors that influence a child’s behavior? Why is it important to communicate with parents and guardians and discuss their culture and home routines?