ERIC Number: EJ633385
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Another View on "Reinforcement in Developmentally Appropriate Early Childhood Classrooms."
Wolfgang, Charles H.
Childhood Education, v77 n2 p64-67 Win 2000-2001
Contrasts the use of behavioral and developmental theories to address a child's aggression. Presents concerns about the use of social reinforcers, activity reinforcers, and tangible reinforcers. Asserts that behavioral techniques that shape children's surface behaviors without placing the behaviors within a developmental context may interfere with the child's developmental needs and cause much harm. (KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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