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Power of Guidance Teaching Social-Emotional Skills in Early Childhood Classrooms

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ISBN-10: 1401848567

ISBN-13: 9781401848569

Edition: 2004

Authors: Dan Gartrell

List price: $139.95
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The Power of Guidance: Teaching Social-Emotional Skills In the Early Childhood Classroom gives readers valuable insight into using guidance in the early childhood setting through a collection of popular writings on this timely topic. Taking into consideration the social and emotional development in young children, the book examines such areas as understanding why children behave the way they do and how to use the guidance approach to succeed in teaching acceptable social behaviors. The material discusses the differences between such important concepts as patience and understanding and between misbehavior and mistaken behavior. These concepts provide insight into the importance of developing…    
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Book details

List price: $139.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 9/23/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.06" wide x 8.98" long x 0.47" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Dan Gartrell (Ph.D., University of North Dakota) is Professor of Early Childhood and Elementary Education and Director of the Child Development Training Program at Bemidji State University in Minnesota. As a teacher, CDA trainer, and student teaching supervisor, Dr. Gartrell has been working with students in early childhood for more than 30 years. His articles have been published in Young Children and the Journal of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). In addition, he has been a presenter at more than 200 workshops, training sessions, and keynote sessions on guidance in early childhood education in eight states, Germany, and Mexico.

Patience or Understanding?
Misbehavior or Mistaken Behavior?
Beyond Discipline to Guidance
The Guidance Premise: Family-Teacher Partnerships
Using Guidance to Build an Encouraging Classroom: Beyond Time Out
Using Guidance to Maintain an Encouraging Classroom: Four Intervention Alternatives
Sustaining the Encouraging Classroom: Class Meetings
Guidance with Boys in Early Childhood Classrooms
Societal Violence and Guidance: Liberation Teaching
Strong Needs Mistaken Behavior: Strategies for Crisis Management and Comprehensive Guidance
Using the Booklet, ?Developmentally Appropriate Guidance,? as a Training Tool