Teaching preschool exposes you to the good, the bad and, yes I’m going to go there, the ugly. Challenging behavior is a very normal part of early childhood development and one of the most daunting (and rewarding!) aspects of the job.
The strategies that children and youth use to resolve conflict change as they grow up. Stages of brain development are highly influential to both how children approach conflict and to the kinds of support adults can offer to build skills.