Positive behaviour is based on three pillars: In addition to rules in the class, the school and the ‘patio’, positive education at home is equally important.
Parenting can be profoundly rewarding, but it can also be challenging. Every child and every family are different. Parenting styles and attitudes vary, and there is no one “right” way to parent. However, many parents have found that children respond well to a combination of:
A consequence is a reaction that comes after an action. It can be a natural consequence, such as scraping a knee after jumping off the porch when the mother told the child not to, or it can be a logical consequence, such as losing a phone after using it in class against the rules. A consequence is meant to teach, maintain accountability, and maintain safety.
You can find more information in our new booklet on Positive Education at Home. It also contains a list of recommended books on positive education at home. You can download the booklet here: