Movement and Discipline
Discipline and Movement
Discipline rises naturally within a child when he/she is given freedom within limits.Montessori says that freedom in intellectual work is found to be the basic of internal discipline.Montessori believed that the first dawning comes through work.When a child becomes engaged in work with great interest,Intensity showing in his/her face and preserves in repeating the activity,the child has set foot upon the road to discipline.
According the book, Building Classroom Discipline: Sixth Edition; there are three types of discipline, (1) preventive, (2) supportive and (3) corrective.The goal of positive discipline is to teach, train and guide children so that they learn, practice self-control and develop the ability to manage their emotions, and make wise choices regarding their personal behavior. Cultural differences exist among many forms of child discipline.
- Don’t view discipline as punishment. Look at discipline as a means of actively engaging with kids to help mold their moral character. …
- Do find opportunities for praise. Pay attention to what your child is doing, Dr. Gaydos advises. …
- Do set limits and keep them. …
- Don’t threaten or explode. …
- Do be a parent, not a buddy
- Communicate the method clearly to your child.
- Be consistent. Advise all caregivers to use the same method, too.
- Be caring and respectful. This is not a battle.
- Treat your children as individuals. Each sibling may need their own method.
This system can lead to a healthier emotional life that promotes the development of self-motivation, self-control, personality, and decision-making processes. In other words, discipline allows children to develop self-discipline, and helps them become emotionally and socially mature adults
Without discipline, children lack the tools necessary to navigate relationships and challenges in life such as self-discipline, respect for others, and the ability to cooperate with peers. … In fact, failure to discipline children often results in kids who are unhappy, angry, and even resentful..