Conscious Discipline Viewed as Socially Valid Across Three Program Aspects

Description: Conscious Discipline evaluates its effectiveness in many ways. Practitioners, independent researchers, and Loving Guidance, Inc. have conducted many quantitative and qualitative research studies. Study designs and methodologies include action research conducted by teachers, school-based data collection including observations and surveys, pre- and post- impact studies, and quasi-experiments.

Research shows that Conscious Discipline:

  • Improves the social and emotional skills of students
  • Improves the social and emotional skills of teachers
  • Increases student academic readiness
  • Increases student academic achievement
  • Improves the quality of student-teacher interactions
  • Improves school climate
  • Decreases aggression in preschool children
  • Decreases impulsivity and hyperactivity in “difficult” students

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