• Milena DIMITRIJEVIC TOMIC PhD student-Pedagogical Faculty inVranje, University of Niš
Keywords: undesirable behaviors; holistic approach; prevention of behavior;


Today's modern school, globalization and the development of technology, bring great    

challenges, not only for teachers, but for the whole society. Problems in children's behavior are a serious social and psychological problem. People who follow children’s development and want them to change are those who are constantly improving, applying the key concepts of holistic education, until they see the change.

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the importance of a holistic approach, in which the teacher is not only an educator but also a companion and a facilitator, one that helps and facilitates the learning process (Farbes, 1996). It is important that we monitor the child's development from all aspects. Encouraging children for positive development and creativity, seeing them as decision makers in their environment, are  just some of the elements of applying holism.

Key words: undesirable behaviors; holistic approach; prevention of behavior;         


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