Compare and Contrast Theories Paper

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Compare and Contrast Theories Paper Ashlie Wilson EDUC 624 May 24, 2015 Abraham Maslow suggested that for students to have energy for learning, their basic personal needs must be met.(Jones, V., & Jones L. 2013) Maslow described human needs as ordered in a prepotent hierarchy (McLeod, S. 2007).The hierarchy of human needs model was shown that basic human needs started at the lower level, general needs, and proceeded upward to more complex needs, and can only be fulfilled one level at a time. His hierarchy of needs, which includes several different components on each has been divided in a variety of ways. The bottom of the pyramid of the human needs hierarchy is basic needs or physiological needs.…show more content…
When the chid believes that others have deliberately tired to hurt them and attempts to get even begin. This can be shown physically or psychologically. They might hit or kick others or simply destroy their property of that of the teachers. A revenge-seeking child is very difficult to help. Teachers must realize that they hurt others because he feels hurt (Walker, R), however what the child really needs is to feel loved and cared for. If we as teachers allow students to fall through the cracks and miss the signs that Dreikurs goals talked about they will fall into the helplessness or inadequacy stage. The student at this level has given up on the possibility of being part of a group or needed member of the classroom. They want to be alone and refuse to try anything asked especially that of educational meaning. Dreikurs did not believe in the use of punishment, reinforcement or praise (Gurcan, T., & Tekin, E). Encouragement was the most meaningful use for preventing problems with students in the classroom. His thought process was that encouragement meant more because it corresponded and related to a child’s goals. Encouragement focuses on the effort from the child rather then the achievement. It gives positive feedback to children who are trying their best but at times might be unsuccessful (Walker, R). It will be the forms of encouragement that keep the students to keep going. Praise being very different from encouragement in that it
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