CCEI August 2021 Newsletter
Shifting How we Manage Challenging Behaviors
In this issue of the newsletter, we are going to explore ways that teachers can shift their perceptions of children’s challenging behaviors; starting with the words we use to label the common actions children take to communicate their needs. Learn More
Try Viewing Behavior
in a New Light
Try Taking a Proactive Approach
Try Rethinking Transitions
Try Creating Consistency between Home & School
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Which general strategy do you think will be most beneficial for your learning environment?
A. Viewing behavior in a new light
B. Taking a proactive approach
C. Rethinking transitions
D. Creating consistency between home and school
E. A combination of two or more of these strategies
Remembering the Functions of Behavior | CCEI

We can begin to understand children's behavior (communication) when we become familiar with the functions of behaviors. The function of a behavior is the why behind the behavior or the need that the behavior is trying to communicate.Depending on...

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CCEI Student Spotlight
Deepmala Garg
Alpharetta, GA
This month, I successfully completed my CDA coursework training from ChildCare Education Institute. I have had a great learning experience with CCEI because of the program’s convenience and flexibility. I plan to continue further education courses or certifications through CCEI in future. And a special thanks to my Education Coach for encouraging me to stay on track to complete the training. I sincerely appreciate her dedication and time she invested in me. I highly recommend CCEI to my colleagues and friends. I ook forward to obtaining my CDA Credential from the Council for Professional Recognition soon.

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