CCDNC Lesson 2

Welcome to the second lesson of the Connection Centered Discipline Nanny Certification!

LESSON TOPICS  Lesson 2 contains 2 topics.   Click on each topic below to view those videos.

HANDOUT  You can download the Lesson 2 handout here.

HOMEWORK  Please cut and paste the homework below into a word processing document (e.g. Word), answer the questions, save it to your computer, then upload the document from your dashboard.

2.1     How does teaching children a feeling vocabulary help them?

2.2     What things should you strive for when teaching kids a feeling vocabulary?

2.3     What would you say to a child in the following situations when teaching them a feeling vocabulary?

  1. Sam rips the baby doll out of Kip’s hands during a play date. Kip starts crying and just stares at Sam.
  2. Katie is putting a puzzle together but can’t get the last few pieces to fit. She pick up the puzzle and throws it across the room and screams.
  3. David wants to join his friends at the neighborhood park for a pick-up game of basketball afterschool but can’t because he’s promised to walk, feed, and brush the neighbor’s dog while they’re on vacation. He walks into the house and slams the closet door, the pantry door and his bedroom door.

2.4       What’s your biggest challenge in teaching a feeling vocabulary?

2.5     What type of language should you use when setting limits and boundaries?

2.6       What should you avoid when setting limits and expectations?

2.7       What’s the purpose of telling kids what action you’ll take if an expectation isn’t met?

2.8       When are punishments helpful?

2.9       What’s could be some consequences for the following situations?

  1. Becky ignores her friend that she’s invited over for a play date.
  2. Brian chose to play a video game over finishing his extra credit homework and now it’s time for bed.
  3. Veronica lied about having homework 3 times in the last 2 weeks and has now fallen behind her class.
  4. David and Susie are arguing more and more over what shows to watch during their TV time.

QUIZ  There is no quiz for Lesson 2.  Your homework gives me a much better idea of your understanding and progress.