Barbara Kaiser and Judy Sklar Rasminsky
Challenging Behavior in Young Children: Understanding, Preventing and Responding Effectively, 3/e
From award-winning writers Barbara Kaiser and Judy Sklar Rasminksy comes the Third Edition of their best-selling book, Challenging Behavior in Young Children: Understanding, Preventing, and Responding Effectively. This up-to-date survival guide for teachers struggling to find answers to challenging behavior in the classroom emphasizes the teacher’s role in the behavior of children, encouraging students and educators to reflect on their own values, feelings, and actions. The result is an invaluable resource for everyone involved in the education of young children.
The recipient of a Texty Award for textbook excellence, Challenging Behavior in Young Children is in the judges’ words “an absolute winner.”
“I’m very enthusiastic about this book. It’s interesting, reader friendly, and has a solid research foundation. Best of all, the information is extremely useful.”
- Janet Gonzalez-Mena, author of Diversity in Early Care and Education
“A powerful resource for understanding and working in a caring and respectful way with the neediest children.”
- Diane Levin, author of The War Play Dilemma
“Definitely my textbook of choice. It makes my teaching so much easier.”
- Isaura Barrera, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, author of Skilled Dialogue
Barbara Kaiser is the former director of a child care center who has spent 30 years working with young children, their teachers, and their families. Now a consultant in early care and education, she frequently gives keynote addresses and workshops on challenging behavior throughout the United States and Canada. She has taught at Acadia University in Nova Scotia and Concordia University in Montreal.
Judy Sklar Rasminsky is a professional writer with special expertise in child care and family issues. She has won several awards for her work, which has appeared in American and Canadian magazines as well as college and high school textbooks.