Challenges Children Face that Need to Be Addressed

1021 Words Feb 22nd, 2018 4 Pages
Parents need to be aware of children’s different temperaments to make socialization easier and to improve friendships and understanding. Teachers need to be aware of the developmental practices to ensure the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social development of children. Also, they need to be aware of the risk factors that affect their school performance and their life to help them overcome their problems. The two children with a very different temperament that I am going to describe are Maria and Jose. After observing how they behave and act in different situations, I was able to know each of their temperaments. For example, Maria fears strangers, gets frustrated very easily and most of the time is fussy and moody. According to Roberta M. Berns, Maria’s temperament is categorized as “ difficult” (Berns, 2013, p. 11). Socialization is rough at home and at school for this child. Therefore, the kind of classroom and teaching style that could foster “goodness of fit” will be an environment with a lot of space for her to do many activities that require energy and that help her with her frustration. It is important to allow her to make some choices. As an educator, it is important for me to remember to redirect her from one place to another and communicate with her so she knows what to…
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