ERIC Number: EJ503631
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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Issues in Education: Adaptive Alternatives.
Proffer, Andrew A.
Childhood Education, v71 n2 p100-01 Win 1994-95
A shortcoming of traditional caretaking models is an emphasis on telling children what not to do. The adaptive alternatives caretaking approach is based on behavior shaping: it minimizes blaming, breaks problems down to manageable size, makes children partners in problem solving, and creates positive relationships by focusing on alternative solutions. Summarizes five basic points of the adaptive alternatives model. (TM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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