The Head Start Approach to managing challenging behaviors within the classroom. This is a wonderful place to read about building a parent connection, and creating an environment that stimulates children while preventing unwanted behavior. Includes signals of distress to look for, the causes of challenging behavior in children, and how to address the issue. This is not only a great resource for teachers, but also for parents who can appreciate the head start approach.
From the Office of Head Start: "Children who are bilingual benefit from books of all kinds – books in English, in their home language, and in both languages. This Quick Guide includes practical ideas for using bilingual books in the classroom and at home."
These videos and training sessions from Special Quest support high quality inclusion of preschoolers (ages 3 to 5) in early care and education settings that are responsive to the priority and concerns of families.
From the Office of Head Start: "Reading books in a child's home language is a simple strategy that families and teachers can use to prepare children to be successful in school. Use this Quick Guide to find, select, evaluate, and use books to support language and literacy development in the home languages of young children."
Research indicates that the disruptive behaviors of unruly preschoolers decrease when their parents use the taught in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy.Training focuses on teaching parents behavior management techniques within a play therapy setting and then coaching them as they use them with their children.