Why do toddlers resist and test adults? What should be the response of the adults?

Read Chapter 10 and answer the following questions:

1. What does autonomy mean for toddlers?

2. Why do toddlers resist and test adults? What should be the response of the adults?

3. What is one of the most difficult things for toddlers?

4. How do toddlers view the world?

5. List eleven (11) social abilities that develop between ages fourteen and twenty-four months.

6. Define empathy.

7. What does fear have to do with a toddler’s emotional responsiveness?

8. What should a teacher take into account when providing positive guidance for toddlers?

9. Pick three (3) suggestions for fostering autonomy, and explain how you can use the suggestions in your classroom.

10. Give six (6) ways a caregiver can support autonomy.

11. List three (3) of the suggestions for responding to resistance and negativism in toddlers that you have found works well, and tell how you were successful in using the suggestion.

12. List six (6) helpful suggestions from master teachers for dealing with resistance and negativity.

13. List four (4) tips for caregivers to facilitate separation with toddlers.

14. How can a teacher safeguard the rights and safety of toddlers?

15. Define self-concept and self-esteem.

16. List seven (7) actions that foster positive toddler self-esteem.

17. Define prosocial.

18. How do adults foster emotional development in toddlers?

19. How should an adult respond to temper tantrums?

20. Define distraction, substitution and redirection.

21. What are some inappropriate adult interactions with toddlers, and how can they be avoided?




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