Positive Child Guidance, 8th Edition
- Darla Ferris Miller
- ISBN-10: 1305088999
- ISBN-13: 9781305088993
- 384 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2013, 2010, 2007
- COPYRIGHT: 2016 Published
POSITIVE CHILD GUIDANCE, Eighth Edition, is ideal for guidance, behavior management and discipline, and classroom management courses in an early childhood education curriculum. This practical book outlines workable steps for creating a cooperative, respectful community of children and adults with special emphasis on sensitivity to cultural needs, cultural differences, and developmentally appropriate practice. Students will learn a range of practical, effective, and flexible guidance strategies based on principles of straightforward communication and assertiveness. This new edition includes critical advances in research and addresses the cultural trends that are changing the way babies and children are cared for today.
"[This] guidance book takes a very applied approach, giving students realistic scenarios of child behavior and adult response options."
— Brigitte Vittrup, Texas Woman's University
Part I: PREPARING FOR POSITIVE GUIDANCE.
1. Why Guidance Matters.
2. Historical Perspectives and Guidance Theories.
3. Understanding Children's Behavior.
Part II: VALUING THE UNIQUENESS OF EACH CHILD.
4. How to Observe Children.
5. Serving Culturally Diverse Children and Families.
6. Understanding Children with Ability Differences.
Part III: PREVENTING BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS.
7. Designing Developmentally Appropriate Environments Inside and Out.
8. Building Relationships through Positive Communication.
9. Fundamental Causes of Positive and Negative Behavior.
Part IV: POSITIVE INTERVENTIONS.
10. Effective Guidance Interventions.
11. Mistaken Goals, Motivation, and Mindfulness.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.
An online Instructor’s Manual accompanies this book. It contains information to assist the instructor in designing the course, including sample syllabi, discussion questions, teaching and learning activities, field experiences, learning objectives, and additional online resources. For assessment support, the updated test bank includes true/false, multiple choice, matching, short answer, and essay questions for each chapter.Online PowerPoint® Slides (ISBN-10: 1305500482 | ISBN-13: 9781305500488)
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