Following up from our last episode on classroom management, it's preschool life skills. Think about it like the junior version of techniques for maintaining a productive classroom. And, surprise! Young children won't just "run out" of inappropriate behavior or magically learn how to follow classroom rules. And while you're prepping for next week's full-length episode, enjoy some excellent listener posts from the ABA Inside Track Facebook page and a rant about Cars 3.
Articles for next week:
Hanley, G.P., Heal, N.A., Tiger, J.H., & Ingvarsson, E.T. (2007). Evaluation of a classwide teaching program for developing preschool life skills. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 40, 277-300. doi: 10.1901/jaba.2007-57-06
Beaulieu, L., Hanley, G.P., & Roberson, A.A. (2012). Effects of responding to a name and group call on preschoolers' compliance. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45, 685-707. doi: 10.1901/jaa.2012.45-685
Luczynski, K.C. & Hanley, G.P. (2013). Prevention of problem behavior by teaching functional communication and self-control skills to preschoolers. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46, 355-368. doi: 10.1002/jaba.44