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Pro-Social Behaviors

What are the techniques and activities that are best used with young children to develop pro-social behavior?

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As you explore techniques and activities that are best used with young children to develop pro-social behavior, please note that the topic is vast. As you research for your paper, please allow my ideas to help you begin:

First, you may examine how pro-social techniques are effective to alleviate violence, aggression, and bullying. One technique is to ensure that student-school bonding occurs. Since this is a vast area, what it means is that teachers must use "age-appropriate involvement in the educational process; their development and use of behavioral, cognitive, emotional, and interpersonal skills and competencies; and the reinforcement of their pro-social and academic efforts through teachers' praise and approval." This data comes from this source:

Hawkins, J.D., Farrington, D.P., & Catalano, R.F. (1998). Reducing violence through the schools. In D.S. Elliott, B.A. Hamburg, & K.R. Williams (Eds.), Violence in American schools: A new ...

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Help with how to develop students' pro-social behaviors is listed.

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