101 Principles For Positive Guidance With Young Children: Creating Responsive Teachers

Paperback | July 25, 2012

byKatharine Kersey, Marie Masterson

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Kersey and Masterson’s 101 Principles for Positive Guidance with Young Children is a reference tool, a guide, a handbook, and more for creating responsive teachers who foster respectful relationships through responsive teacher-child interactions and strength-based guidance strategies that promote emotional competence, self-regulation, and social and academic success for children. In 10 accessible chapters, educators will be forever changed by the impactful content addressing creating a caring community, guiding behavior, showing respect, giving nurturance, fostering independence, building resilience,  preventing misbehavior, creating solutions to common behavior challenges, building bridges with families, and creating positive change. Multicultural and cross-cultural contexts are fully-integrated, with particular efficacy for children at-risk, English language learners, and those working in diverse and inclusive classrooms. Relational and practical solutions for working with parents in the most constructive and caring manner are also addressed and will help educators learn to build bridges between home and school. Using lively and accessible prose, the authors have written a truly user-friendly workbook with a seamless link between research and practice. The techniques presented are effective and practical, addressing every aspect of classroom guidance for young children.

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Kersey and Masterson’s 101 Principles for Positive Guidance with Young Children is a reference tool, a guide, a handbook, and more for creating responsive teachers who foster respectful relationships through responsive teacher-child interactions and strength-based guidance strategies that promote emotional competence, self-regulation, ...

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101 Principles for Positive Guidance with Young Children: Creating Responsive Teachers Katharine C. Kersey and Marie L. Masterson   This guide to positive discipline in young children serves as an interactive resource in professional development seminars, as a training guide for administrators and their teachers in an early chi...

Katharine C. Kersey, Ed.D., is a university professor of Early Childhood Education, and founder and Director Emeritus of the Child Development/Child Study Centers at Old Dominion University. She served as chairperson of the Department of Early Childhood Education, Speech Language Pathology and Special Education for twenty-two years. T...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 10.8 × 8.3 × 1 inPublished:July 25, 2012Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0132658216

ISBN - 13:9780132658218

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Building a Caring Community

Chapter 2: Guiding Behavior

Chapter 3: Showing Respect

Chapter 4: Giving Nurturance

Chapter 5: Fostering Independence

Chapter 6: Building Resilience

Chapter 7: Preventing Misbehavior

Chapter 8: Creating Solutions to Common Behavior Challenges

Chapter 9: Building Bridges with Families

Chapter 10: Creating Positive Change

 

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"The skills and tools provided with through the 101 principles of positive guidance have become a permanent fixture in my arsenal. These Tools are more than just methods and philosophies but truly a roadmap to improve the quality of life, self-esteem and future of every single child that we encounter." - Valerie Bundy, District Manager, Kindercare   "Not only have I benefitted from the 101 positive principles of discipline, but also my program and staff have benefitted. The 101 principles have changed our staff's relationships, interactions and behaviors with children and parents, which have improved greatly. The 101s have influenced and given me new insight on what and how I need to evaluate myself and to be a support and role model to other staff. - K. Kim Jennings, Norfolk State University Child Development Lab Director