The purpose of discipline is to help children learn ways of behaving that are acceptable to themselves and others. With very young children, this usually means setting limits for their safety, the safety of others, and the safety of property.
Young children need to be reassured that the people who care for them will guide and protect them. All behavior has a reason, and it is part of our behavior management to find out the cause of the behavior before setting a program to help a child deal with those difficult times. Our schedule and activities are planned in order to prevent behavior problems and to recognize the unique needs of the young child.
When behavior issues do occur, we will access the cause of the problem and gain help, support, and advice from the parents. Discipline is primarily the responsibility of the classroom teacher with the support and counseling of the administration.