Monthly Archives: October 2013

Chapter 11: Peer Status

Chapter 11: Peer Status Drew Ibendahl The ways in which students are accepted or rejected by their social group is referred to as peer status. The text describes five categories in which students may fit based on the perceptions of … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Play

Title: The Benefits of Play  Submitted by Mary Decker  From Chapter 11 – Peers, Friends, and Play               Play is an integral part of every child’s life.  It makes for happy, imaginative kids.  Surprisingly, its benefits are bountiful in … Continue reading

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Antisocial Behavior and Aggression

J.T. Chapter 10: Social Behavior chap 10 concept map With our best efforts at creating a safe, warm, and consistent environment at school we will continue to observe students with antisocial and aggressive behavior.  Our textbook defines antisocial behavior as … Continue reading

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Caring to Care

Caring to Care Submitted by Brooke Goldschmidt From Chapter 10 – Prosocial Behavior Prosocial behaviors are those that are positive and demonstrate the ability to think and act beyond the individual and their own needs. Students with prosocial behavior exhibit … Continue reading

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Theory of Mind: Information for Teachers

Theory of Mind: Information for Teachers Submitted By: Michelle Peterson From Chapter 9: Social Cognition Theory of Mind (ToM) “refers to students’ understanding that other people have mental states-beliefs, desires, knowledge and intentions- that are different from their own and … Continue reading

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Moral Judgement: Moral and Character Education in Schools

Submitted by Melinda Mathay From Chapter 9: Social Cognition  When the forefathers Washington, Jefferson, and Webster advocated for public education, they presupposed the necessity to educate the spirit as well as the mind, asserting, in Webster’s words, that “an acquaintance … Continue reading

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