How to Handle Hard-to-Handle Preschoolers: A Guide for Early Childhood Educators

How to Handle Hard-to-Handle Preschoolers: A Guide for Early Childhood Educators

by Maryln Appelbaum
     
 

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Early childhood educators know all too well how challenging and demanding pre-K children can be. But couple that with learning or behavioral disorders and teaching kids in the classroom can be even more of a challenge. How to Handle Hard-to-Handle Preschoolers is a user-friendly guide that provides early childhood teachers and administrators with a

Overview

Early childhood educators know all too well how challenging and demanding pre-K children can be. But couple that with learning or behavioral disorders and teaching kids in the classroom can be even more of a challenge. How to Handle Hard-to-Handle Preschoolers is a user-friendly guide that provides early childhood teachers and administrators with a comprehensive overview of the most common kinds of behavioral disorders and learning disabilities in children ages two to five. This handy guide boasts hundreds of easy-to-implement strategies, tips, and techniques for managing behavioral disorders, from ADHD and biopolar disorder to Asperger syndrome and bullying tendencies. Each chapter covers one or more disorders and includes checklists to help educators better understand and manage hard-to-handle children.

Maryln Appelbaum, owner of Appelbaum Training Institute—which trains over 50,000 preschool educators each year in the United States—illustrates ways to help young children learn how to develop the ability to regulate their own behavior, replace negative behaviors with more positive ones, handle their emotions appropriately, succeed in the classroom and everyday life, and problem solve. This book is sure to empower both new and veteran teachers with the tools necessary to transform a negative, disruptive classroom into a positive environment for learning.

Editorial Reviews

Lois Wachtel
"The activities mentioned in this book are priceless and can easily be adapted to every classroom. All children will benefit from them; all they need is a good teacher’s imagination!"
Pamela L. Opel
"This book would be an asset to any teacher’s professional library. It offers in-depth descriptions of several conditions that affect behavior and offers excellent and varied strategies for assisting those students."
Jill J. Simmons-Stemple
“A fun and interesting read that is filled with helpful ideas to implement in the preK classroom!”
Sandra Kraynok
“This book is worthwhile for the new teacher or veteran of many years. With clear explanations of each problem area, as well as many personal stories from the author’s experiences, interesting strategies are offered for the teacher to use.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781620879757
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
03/01/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
1,118,706
File size:
791 KB

Meet the Author

Maryln Appelbaum is well-known internationally as an outstanding authority on children, education, and families. She has worked as a teacher, an administrator, and a therapist and has been a consultant throughout the United States. She has written more than 30 how-to books geared exclusively for educators and parents. She has been interviewed on television and radio talks shows and has been quoted in newspapers including USA Today. She owns a seminar training company, Appelbaum Training Institute, with her son, Marty Appelbaum, and they and their speakers train educators all over the world. She has master’s degrees in both psychology and education and completed her doctoral studies in both education and psychology.

Appelbaum's influence impacts the entire globe with her thoughts for the day that go out to thousands of educators via e-mail daily. Her strategies have been implemented in schools across the world successfully. There is not a day that goes by that someone does not contact her at Appelbaum Training Institute to tell her “thank you.” Those “thank you’s” come from teachers, administrators, parents, and students whose lives have been impacted by Maryln.

Appelbaum's books and her talks are always packed with strategies for success. She is a positive, motivational, dynamic, caring, one-of-a-kind difference maker for the world.

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