"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.