Managing Behaviour in the Early Years

Managing Behaviour in the Early Years

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A practical guide for early years practitioners on managing children's behaviour in childcare and early years settings. Brimming with tips and suggestions on how practitioners can help children to learn, Janet Kay demonstrates how a variety of positive methods can encourage the development of appropriate behaviour. Accessibly and engagingly written, this guide will prove invaluable for early years' practitioners everywhere.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 206 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 18mm | 258.55g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1
  • 0826484654
  • 9780826484659
  • 340,786

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'[A] well-informed and well-referenced guide to its subject. It balances practical advice with sound theory in a very informative and well-presented package. It should appeal to a wide variety of practitioners as well as to anyone with a personal interest in the subject.' Nigel Peacock, Special!, January 2007--Sanford Lakoff

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About Janet Kay

Janet Kay is Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies at Sheffield Hallam University. A prolific author, her recent books include Teaching Assistant's Handbook, Good Practice in the Early Years and Teacher's Guide to Protecting Children.

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Table of contents

1. What causes bad behaviour in the early years?; 2. How young children develop; 3. Early experiences; 4. Cultural issues; 5. Behavioural issues; 6. How the early years practitioner can help; 7. Working with children in need; 8. Working with parents; 9. Support services.

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