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ERIC Number: EJ1117048
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Nov
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0271-1214
Culturally Responsive Pyramid Model Practices: Program-Wide Positive Behavior Support for Young Children
Allen, Rosemarie; Steed, Elizabeth A.
Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, v36 n3 p165-175 Nov 2016
This conceptual article reviews current research on racial disparities in disciplinary practices in early childhood education and work to address these issues within a positive behavior support (PBS) framework. Building largely on the Pyramid Model, recommendations and a culturally responsive approach are suggested for use within a program-wide PBS framework in early childhood settings. Future directions are discussed to guide efforts toward reducing disparate racial discipline practices in early childhood programs.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Information Analyses
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
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Language: English
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