Maslow believed that everyone has fundamental needs that must be met in order for each person to reach their full potential. These needs include the nurture side of things, such as warmth, food and shelter. Demonstrations of love and having their confidence and self-esteem boosted are also very important.
In current practice in play schools setting we can achieve these and do achieve these needs by caring for the children in a certain way. We make sure the children are comfortable in the setting, which is for the likes of temperature of the rooms. Also healthy snacks are available for them, which are normally available for children during breaks and ‘playing’ or ‘choosing’ time.
The children should all receive care and attention as a class and as an individual. This could be done as one-to-one work with the children as individuals, it could be activities such as reading to the key worker or teaching assistant. To help us do this efficiently a key worker is assigned to each child, and this person is responsible for ensuring that each child meets the requirements laid down in EYFS. We strive to form strong relationships with each child, so that a bond of trust is built. We can then ensure that we help every child to reach the best of their ability.
Skinners theory is based on the idea that learning is a function of change in overt behaviour. Changes in behaviour are the result of an individual's response to events that occur in…