If you are a teacher, have you been teaching long enough to remember when children sat in neat rows and obediently did what they were told? If you are a parent, do you remember when children wouldn't dare talk back to their parents? Maybe you don't, but perhaps your grandparents do. Many parents and teachers today are feeling frustrated because children don't behave the way they used to in the good old days. What happened? Why don’t today's children develop the same kinds of responsibility and motivation that seemed more prevalent in children many years ago?
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Children do not develop responsibility when parents and teachers are too restrict and controlling, nor do they develop responsibility when parents and teachers are permissive.
Most behaviour problems can be eliminated when parents and teachers learn more effective ways to help their children and students develop healthy perceptions and skills.
Understanding why children do not behave the way they used to is the first step for parents and teachers who are facing child discipline challenges.
Set up nonverbal signals with children in advance: a hand over your heart to signal “I love you” or a hand cupped to ear to signal you are ready to listen when the whining stops.