Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-307-188 055904 ECE: Guiding Children's Behavior
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
DescriptionThis 3-credit course examines positive strategies to guide children's behavior in the early childhood education setting. Course competencies include: integrate strategies that support diversity, cultural responsiveness, and anti-bias perspectives; analyze techniques for and effects of strong relationship-building with children and families; identify positive and proactive guidance principles and techniques to support children; analyze environmental influences on child behavior; identify strategies that support children’s active engagement in the learning environment; identify strategies that proactively teach emotional literacy and regulation techniques; identify strategies that proactively teach friendship skills; identify strategies that proactively teach children calming, relaxation, and problem-solving techniques; utilize observation and assessment techniques to assess and interpret behavior; create a behavior support plan based on a functional behavior assessment; create a guidance philosophy. This course meets the requirements of the "24 hour Wisconsin" Pyramid Model training.
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
None
Course Competencies
  1. Integrate strategies that support diversity, cultural responsiveness, and anti-bias perspectives
  2. Analyze techniques for and the effect of strong relationship-building with children and families
  3. Identify positive and proactive guidance principles and techniques to support children
  4. Analyze environmental influences on child behavior
  5. Identify strategies that support children’s active engagement in the learning environment
  6. Identify strategies that proactively teach emotional literacy and regulation techniques
  7. Identify strategies that proactively teach friendship skills
  8. Identify strategies that proactively teach children calming, relaxation, and problem-solving techniques
  9. Utilize observation and assessment techniques to assess and interpret behavior
  10. Create a behavior support plan based on a functional behavior assessment
  11. Create a guidance philosophy