Our Approach to Guidance

The goal of any necessary "discipline" or guidance at the Infant/Toddler Lab School is to promote life-long self-control and self-discipline in children. We want children to learn to make appropriate choices by themselves and not to rely on adults to control their behavior for them.

In accordance with our goals of discipline, we utilize supportive guidance techniques that help children make choices about their behavior and build their self-esteem. We do this with positive attention and by setting appropriate limits.

Constructive methods are used in maintaining group management and handling individual behavior. Examples of constructive methods are as follows: