Setting the Scene for Positive Behaviour in the Early Years

Author: Jason Harding-Swale
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134191340
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This highly practical book shows how staff in early years settings can implement simple changes to make positive behaviour a reality for all. Based on his vast experience in the field, the author provides an array of positive behaviour strategies that can be successful with the widest variety of children, whatever the reason for their behaviour. Designed to appeal to and be accessible for all early years practitioners, this book includes strategies and advice on: how to structure learning environments to encourage positive behaviour providing equality of opportunity, and responding to individual needs teaching emotional literacy working in partnership with parents positive strategies for working with children with autism, ADHD, or withdrawn or distressed children. Supported by extensive case studies, photocopiable material and pro formas, this book will be essential reading for early years workers in a wide variety of settings, as well as students studying childcare at NVQ or degree level.

Becoming Literate the Construction of Inner Control

Author: Marie M. Clay
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781407160078
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A fascinating study into the first years of literacy instruction. Marie Clay explores the underlying competencies required for successful reading and argues for the importance of inner strategic control in developing readers.

Managing Classroom Behavior and Discipline

Author: Jim Walters
Publisher: Shell Education
ISBN: 1425803784
Format: PDF, Mobi
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An ideal guide for new teachers, this resource provides up-to-date, research-based theory and practical applications to help teachers effectively establish and maintain classroom discipline. Learn to create and manage an enriching classroom environment with models that are simple and easy to apply to any classroom situation. Topics include classroom rules, standards of conduct, lesson planning, unruly students, students with special needs, communicating with parents, and more! Packed with background information, underlying principles, and ideas, this book is perfect for staff development sessions.