Summary: For courses in Guidance and Management of Young Children.
Written in an informal, accessible style, this practical text equips future teaching professionals to effectively support emotional well-being, reduce problem behavior, and enhance social competence in toddlers, pre-schoolers, and primary-grade children. Based on the ECE-CARES Project, housed at the University of Colorado at Denver, text-advocated strategies are focused on five fundamental construct...show moreions: caring and cooperative early childhood settings, assertiveness through self-esteem and mastery, relationship skills, emotional regulation and reactivity, and self-control. The authors make use of numerous real-life examples to show how these strategies result in high rates of prosocial skills, positive peer interactions, and use of peaceful conflict resolution techniques.
Engaging personalized vignettes from real early childhood environments--At the beginning of each chapter.
Introduce actual situations and challenges involved in guiding young children--allow students to benefit from the knowledge and experience of hundreds of professionals.
Ideas for involving all members of the family in a child's education--Included in every chapter.
Encourage professionals to view children's development within a social context--lay a foundation for working appropriately with children and families from all backgrounds and walks of life.
Learning in Action small-group activities and field assignments--Included in each chapter.
Offer opportunities for students to observe, practice, and apply text concepts in a variety of settings--can be used independently or under instructor direction.
A list of related children's books--At the end of each chapter.
Enumerates picture books, prose volumes, and works of poetry that demonstrate chapter concepts--creates a virtual library for prospective and practicing teachers to use.
Strong chapter pedagogy--Key terms/concepts list and suggested reading and resources sections.
Organizes chapter material for optimal understanding--provides avenues for additional personal study, ideas for research papers/projects, and topics for in-class discussions.
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Upper Saddle River, NJ 2004 Trade paperback Fair. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 192 p. Contains: Illustrations.
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