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Challenging Behavior in Young Children: Understanding, Preventing and Responding Effectively / Edition 3
     

Challenging Behavior in Young Children: Understanding, Preventing and Responding Effectively / Edition 3

by Barbara Kaiser, Judy Sklar Rasminsky
 

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ISBN-10: 0132159120

ISBN-13: 9780132159128

Pub. Date: 03/01/2011

Publisher: Pearson

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.

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132159128
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/01/2011
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
155,927
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Sue Bredekamp

Preface

Introduction

CHAPTER 1: What Is Challenging Behavior?

CHAPTER 2: Risk Factors

CHAPTER 3: Protective Factors

CHAPTER 4: Behavior and the Brain

CHAPTER 5: Relationship, Relationship, Relationship

CHAPTER 6: Opening the Culture Door

CHAPTER 7: Preventing Challenging Behavior: The Social Context

CHAPTER 8: Preventing Challenging Behavior: Physical Space, Routines and Transitions, and Teaching Strategies

CHAPTER 9: Guidance

CHAPTER 10: Functional Assessment and Positive Behavior Support

CHAPTER 11: The Inclusive Classroom

CHAPTER 12: Working with Families and Other Experts

CHAPTER 13: Bullying

APPENDIX A: Reflective Checklists for Chapters 7 and 8

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