Difficult Behavior in Early Childhood

Author: Ronald Mah
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452236631
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Increase your understanding of children to guide and shape behavior in positive ways! The author assists teachers in observing and understanding children so that they can respond appropriately to difficult behaviors, and enable children to make good behavioral choices for themselves. In an engaging, conversational tone, the book covers: Reconciling the different behavioral expectations of families and schools Applying timeout effectively Motivating children immediately and powerfully Establishing and following through with boundaries Developing behavior incentive plans that work Identifying early signs of depression, anxiety, grief, and special needs

Challenging Behaviors in Early Childhood Settings

Author: Susan H. Bell
Publisher: Brookes Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781557666826
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Offers advice to teachers on handling behavioral problems, offering suggestions for creating a nurturing environment in the classroom setting.

Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues in Early Childhood

Author: Mojdeh Bayat
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317748093
Format: PDF
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A copublication with the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues in Early Childhood focuses on research-based strategies for educators to address challenging behaviors of children during early childhood and elementary school years. Utilizing research from the fields of neuroscience, child development, child psychiatry, counselling and applied behavior analysis, the author suggests simple strategies for teachers to manage behaviors and promote mental health and resilience in children with challenging behaviors. Addressing Challenging Behaviors and Mental Health Issues in Early Childhood provides a framework for best practices which are empirically based and have been successfully utilized in the classroom. An appreciation of the deep understanding of culture as it affects curricular approaches, family engagement, and child growth and development is utilized throughout this comprehensive, multidisciplinary resource. Bayat references the most recent research in the field of child mental health and provides educational and intervention approaches that are appropriate for all children with and without disabilities.

Complete Early Childhood Behavior Management Guide

Author: Kathleen Pullan Watkins
Publisher: Center for Applied Research in
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This unique guide provides you with the insight and tools you need to obtain the best possible behavior from young children, as well as effective, child-tested strategies for resolving problem behaviors when they occur. Here is a brief chapter-by-chapter overview of the useful techniques and materials you'll find in the Guide: Chapter 1, Why Discipline Can Be So Challenging, discusses the many causes of discipline problems, common misconceptions about children's behaviors, the role of parental stress, teacher self-esteem and other factors, and why discipline is an absolute necessity. Chapter 2, Development Influences on Early Childhood Behavior, offers a quick review of child development and its impact on the behavior of infants, toddlers, preschoolers and primary grade students, with real-life examples and practical suggestions for preventing or coping with normal episodes of difficult behavior. Chapter 3, Classroom Management for Better Behavior, shows how teachers and parents can affect children's behavior, provides checklists for self-assessment, and provides activities and sample materials to help individual teachers and entire staffs develop consistent and effective discipline policies. Chapter 4, Designing the Environment to Promote Good Behavior, provides checklists, worksheets and examples to help you design classroom and play areas and set classroom rules and routines that help children behave. Chapter 5, Identifying Behavior Problems, suggests a variety of proven techniques and materials for getting to the root of any child's behavior problem, using any of a number of provided assessment forms and strategies. Chapter 6, Behavior Modification Techniques, offers numerous examples and a wide variety of ways to use punishment, rewards and reinforcement, as well as alternative strategies and common mistakes to avoid. Chapter 7, Referring Children for Special Services, helps you decide when referrals are necessary, discusses the laws concerning special education and abuse/neglect reporting, shows how to build an effective referral network, and suggests effective techniques for working with parents and outside agencies. Finally, a handy appendix suggests a wide variety of resources on child behavior for both teachers and parents.

When Nothing Else Works

Author: William DeMeo
Publisher: Gryphon House, Inc.
ISBN: 087659481X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Research shows that children do not outgrow challenging behavior, making early intervention essential. But what can early childhood educators do to reduce challenging behaviors when nothing seems to work? From aromatherapy to affirmations, When Nothing Else Works is filled with creative strategies and techniques to address and adjust problematic behavior in the classroom while also promoting resilience and active engagement in learning. Written from the perspective of an experienced school development psychologist, William DeMeo builds upon the latest behavioral research and evidence-based practices.

Challenging Behavior in Young Children

Author: Barbara Kaiser
Publisher: What's New in Early Childhood
ISBN: 9780134289977
Format: PDF
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NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText and the bound book. A new edition of the acclaimed, best-selling survival guide for teachers struggling to find answers to children's challenging behavior. Stressing that every child has some kind of special need, especially children with challenging behavior, this book contains numerous practical, indispensable tips for responding to those needs, building relationships with children and their families, and preventing challenging behavior. It provides teachers with background information that enables them to understand why children behave the way they do and presents several evidence-based strategies to address their challenging behavior effectively so that teachers can select those best suited to the child and the situation. Useful to education students as well as in-service teachers in pre-school, child care, and primary school, the book emphasizes the importance of the teacher's role in the behavior of children and encourages students and educators to reflect on their own values, feelings, and actions. In addition to up-to-date research on culture, dual-language learning, resilience, and inclusion, this new edition focuses on what stress can do to children's brains, executive function, and behavior. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded videos. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. The Enhanced Pearson eText may be purchased stand-alone for 50-60% less than a print bound book. * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later. 0134289978 / 9780134289977 Challenging Behavior in Young Children: Understanding, Preventing and Responding Effectively, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133802663 / 9780133802665 Challenging Behavior in Young Children: Understanding, Preventing and Responding Effectively 0134145550 / 9780134145556 Challenging Behavior in Young Children: Understanding, Preventing and Responding Effectively, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card

Preschool Classroom Management

Author: Laverne Warner
Publisher: Gryphon House, Inc.
ISBN: 0876595832
Format: PDF, ePub
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An essential resource that all teachers will appreciate! Written by two experienced teachers, Preschool Classroom Management offers solutions and suggestions to help you tackle behavior issues in the classroom. Chapters include working with challenging behaviors, teaching alternative behaviors, building a caring community in the classroom, teacher tips and techniques, and dealing with daily routines and schedules.