Understanding different temperament styles helps teachers create an optimal learning environment for their students and individualize teaching for optimal effectiveness. This course makes "goodness of fit" achievable in all early childhood classrooms with awareness, acceptance and social-emotional skills.
Course created on March 15, 2019
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; CA/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DE/1.0; FL/1.0; GaPDS/1.0; HI/1.0; IACET/0.1; IBCCES/1.0; ID Stars/1.0; IL Gateways/1.0 B345755; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY ECE-TRIS/1.0; MA/1.0; ME/1.0; MI Registry/1.0; MN/1.0; MO Open/1.0; NC DCDEE/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NJCCIS/1.0; NV Registry/1.0; NY/1.0; OH/1.0; OR/1.0; PA Keys/1.0; SC-CCCCD/1.0; SD/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT NLCCV/1.0; WA STARS/1.0; WI Registry/1.0; WY Stars/1.0
- After this course, participants will be able to identify temperament traits that characterize the three temperament styles in children and adults.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify child and teacher behavior for underlying temperament predispositions.
- After this course, participants will be able to choose effective classroom strategies to create a goodness of fit for different temperament styles.
|5-10 Minutes||3 Temperament Styles|
|10-25 Minutes||9 Traits Continuum|
|25-40 Minutes||Goodness of Fit|
|40-55 Minutes||Classroom Strategies|
Karen Deerwester, MA, EdS
Karen Deerwester is the owner of Family Time Coaching & Consulting, the director at Family Time classes at B’nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton and the host of the weekly podcast See Me Hear Me Love Me. Karen is the author of three parenting books: The Entitlement-Free Child (Sourcebooks 2009), The Playskool Guide to Potty Training (Sourcebooks 2008), and The Potty Training Answer Book (Sourcebooks 2007) which won the 2008 NAPPA Gold Award for parenting resources. Karen has also appeared on numerous TV and radio programs including MSNBC, NBC, and NPR, as well as contributed parenting/early childhood advice to Parents Magazine, Parenting Magazine, Real Simple, Women’s Day, and Essence Magazine.
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