How to Handle Hard-to-Handle Preschoolers
A Guide for Early Childhood Educators
- Maryln Appelbaum - Freelance translator, editor and writer
"All children will benefit from these activities; all they need is a good teacher's imagination!"
—Lois Wachtel, CEO and President
Creative Beginning Steps Early Childhood Workshops
"A fun and interesting read that is filled with helpful ideas to implement in the PreK classroom!"
—Jill J. Simmons-Stemple, Preschool Teacher
Upshur County Schools/Head Start, Buckhannon, WV
Discover the key to better management of children's challenging behaviors!
This user-friendly resource provides early childhood educators with a comprehensive overview of the most common kinds of behavioral disorders and learning disabilities in children ages 2 to 5, with guidelines for meeting students' needs within an inclusive environment.
This ready-to-go guide is packed with hundreds of easy-to-implement strategies, tips, and techniques for managing behavioral disorders—from ADHD to Tourette's syndrome. Each chapter covers one or more disorders and includes a wealth of checklists to help teachers succeed with and understand hard-to-handle children. The author illustrates ways to help young children learn how to:
- Develop the ability to regulate their own behavior
- Solve problems
- Replace negative behaviors with positive ones
- Handle their emotions appropriately
- Succeed in the classroom and in everyday life
How to Handle Hard-to-Handle Preschoolers empowers teachers with the tools necessary for transforming a negative, disruptive classroom into a positive environment for learning.
"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!"
"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."
“A fun and interesting read that is filled with helpful ideas to implement in the preK classroom!”
“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.”