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Det ska vara på riktigt!: Dramatisering som metod för konflikthantering i förskolan
Södertörn University, Teacher Education.
2015 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (university diploma), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

In my essay I illustrate some of the different methods and theories that can be applied when children in preschool exhibit a disruptive behavior. I reflect on the story based on concepts such as shame, guilt, emotional state, competens to play, solution-oriented pedagogy and forum theater.

The story takes place in a kindergarten yard. There are five children at the age of five playing a game that is inspired by a program that two of the children have seen on TV, and it must be real. The game goes astray and the children who had seen the program fall into physical conflict with each other. One child pushes his mate up against a wall with the aid of a stick. My reflektions of the text assumes questions on how I can resolv the conflict in a good way, what is the role of emotions in interaction with others? I investigate whether a form of forum theater could be a way to bring in more of the theories in efforts to help children with externalizing behavior to find strategies in every day life. I also reflect whether observations, dramatizations, environment and attitude can make a difference in how children handle their capacity for constructive play and their interaction with other children? In my conclusions, I see that there is not one way to go but many. Everything depends on the situation, the children and the educators that are involved.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015. , 31 p.
Keyword [en]
For real, shame, play, conflict, aggressive behavior, forum theater
National Category
Educational Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-29515OAI: diva2:903270
Subject / course
Education Studies
Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Available from: 2016-02-15 Created: 2016-02-15 Last updated: 2016-02-15Bibliographically approved

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