Behaviour in the Early Years provides hands-on, tried and tested strategies to help you respond instantly and effectively to behaviour problems.
This accessible and practical book helps readers to understand why children behave as they do and encourages them to think about how they handle difficult situations. This second edition has been updated and revised to include additional guidance on managing the outdoor environment, communicating with parents, the transition from home to nursery and safeguarding children.
helpful explanations of responsibilities in relation to the Code of Practice and SENDAphotocopiable record sheetssocial and emotional development checklistsa wide range of case studies to illustrate how strategies work in practice.
With ideas and strategies that can easily be absorbed into the daily routine, this book is essential reading for practitioners in all early years settings looking for effective ways to deal with challenging behaviour.
Offers hands-on tried and tested strategies to help you respond instantly and effectively to behaviour problems. This book helps readers to understand why children behave as they do and encourages them to think about how they handle difficult situations.
Introduction 1. Good Practice in seven simple steps 2. Real children in real settings: behaviours that cause concern and strategies for coping 3. The Learning Environment 4. Working with Parents 5. The Code of Practice and its implications for pre-school settings Appendix 1 Recording pack. Appendix 2 Rehanah. Appendix 3 Social and Emotional. Development Checklist. Glossary. Further Reading. Useful Addresses.
Angela Glenn works for the Advisory Teaching Team for Early Years in Medway.
Jacquie Cousins is Outreach Manager for the Behaviour Support Service in Medway.
Alicia Helps is an educational psychologist.