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Statistical Findings about Conscious Discipline

Action Research Conducted by Teachers, School Data Collection, Pre / Post Control Studies, Surveys and Quasi-Experiments Conscious Discipline evaluates its effectiveness in many ways. Conscious Discipline practitioners, independent researchers...

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Enhanced Teaching and Learning with Conscious Discipline: Independent Studies

This 12 month project from Kay Zastrow and Peggy Simonis from the Green Bay Area Public Schools was published by the Institute for Learning Partnership / University of Wisconsin....

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Reducing Aggressive Acts of Young Children in Childcare

Childcare settings using Conscious Discipline strategies show a reduction in the incidence of aggressive acts in young children in an action research paper that explores both methods and results....

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Conscious Discipline’s Impact on Resiliency in PreK: Studies in Progress

Conscious Discipline Improves Resiliency – Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) This study used the electronic Devereux Early Childhood Assessment (e-DECA) to measure two resiliency factors, 1) protective factors and 2) behavioral...

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Resiliency in Head Start: Studies in Progress

Conscious Discipline Improves Resiliency – Head Start This study used the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment (DECA) to measure the resiliency factors of preschool-aged children in Head Start centers in...

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The Social Emotional and Connectedness Impact of Conscious Discipline: Studies in Progress

Conscious Discipline Improves Social-Emotional Behaviors – Creating Connections Research Project Reynolds, H.R. & Stanton-Riggs, L. (2011). The Impact of Social-emotional Skills Training on Preschool Children and Their Teachers. (Unpublished...

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Mindfulness in Adults: Papers Supporting Conscious Discipline’s Framework

Research Supporting the Positive Impact of Mindfulness in Adults These articles support the idea that adults who become more conscious and mindful have more positive interactions with children and...

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Rewards and Punishments: Papers Supporting Conscious Discipline’s Framework

Research that Evaluates the Affect of Various Types of Reward and Punishment Systems These articles present different types of reward and punishment systems in place and how they affect...

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Problem-Solving: Papers Supporting Conscious Discipline’s Framework

Research Supporting an Environment that Encourages Problem-Solving These articles discuss the interconnectedness of students’ problem solving abilities and their behavioral and academic outcomes. The articles highlight strategies and techniques...

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