Bien-Etre / Well Being

Shaping (Successive Approximation) in Teaching


Shaping, or successive approximation, is a very useful behavioral technique for training in new activities. It’s assumed that, by giving a child the guidelines of how to do something, they’ll understand and subsequently know how to do it. However, this isn’t always the case. This often causes conflict. Basically, because teachers might assume that the child doesn’t want to do it. However, in reality, they simply don’t know how to. Teachers normally use shaping to teach children. However, it can also be useful with adults. It’s based on reinforcement and punishment. What’s shaping? Shaping is a procedure that teachers use…

This content is for Q17 Membership, Classified Membership, and LifeTime Patriot Membership members only.
Login Join Now
Chantal Maille
Praticien en Psychothérapie - Psychanalyste, Coaching conjugal & Sophrologie

Former centre-left politician Herzog elected Israel’s president

Previous article

Former National Security chief warns U.S. is ‘not ready’ for Cyberattacks from Hostile Superpowers

Next article

You may also like


Comments are closed.