Constructive Guidance And Discipline: Birth To Age Eight

Paperback | January 3, 2017

byMarjorie V. Fields, Patricia A. Meritt, Deborah M. Fields

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Positive approaches focused on treating the causes of behavior problems to help young children become happy, responsible, productive people.


This book presents guidance and discipline concepts within a framework of child development, developmentally appropriate practices, and constructivist education to give early childhood educators the best approaches available for nurturing children for success. Focusing on what is best for young children, rather than merely presenting an impartial overview of various approaches, the authors stress helping adults to effectively assist children’s moral development using the coercive approaches of punishment or behavior modification. The emphasis is on guidance for children ages three through eight. The new edition continues the features that made previous editions so popular. Included are new Invitations to Reflection, tables and figures, careful documentation and careful explanations of the principles, and a stronger balance of preschool and primary-grade level examples, while also including examples with infants and toddlers, addresses the needs expressed by higher education programs that address guidance for young children from birth to age eight.

 

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Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, 0134300807.   Positive approaches focused on treating the causes of behavior problems to help young children become happy, responsible, productive people. This book pr...

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Positive approaches focused on treating the causes of behavior problems to help young children become happy, responsible, productive people This book presents guidance and discipline concepts within a framework of child development, developmentally appropriate practices, and constructivist education to give early childhood educ...

Marjorie Fields has recently retired after teaching in the field of early childhood education for more than 30 years. She first taught kindergarten, then first grade, and then began teaching teachers. Thanks to her own children, she also had experience in cooperative preschools and various types of childcare.   Marjorie has a Doctor...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.8 × 7.9 × 0.6 inPublished:January 3, 2017Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0134547918

ISBN - 13:9780134547916

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Table of Contents

PART A: Discipline Foundations

 

CHAPTER 1 Thinking About Guidance and Discipline   

CHAPTER 2 Physical and Emotional Development Affect Child Behavior         

CHAPTER 3 Intellectual and Social Development Affect Discipline      

 

PART B: Discipline Approaches

 

CHAPTER 4 Creating Environments That Prevent Discipline Problems    

CHAPTER 5 Planning Programs That Prevent Discipline Problems     

CHAPTER 6 Teaching Desirable Behavior Through Example  

CHAPTER 7 Communication Strategies for Effective Discipline         

CHAPTER 8 Helping Children Understand and Accept Limits 

CHAPTER 9 Beyond Behaviorism      

CHAPTER 10 Punishment versus Discipline    


PART C: Matching Discipline Causes to Discipline Approaches 


CHAPTER 11 Childlike Behaviors         

CHAPTER 12 Unmet Needs     

CHAPTER 13 Meeting Diverse Needs: Academic, Social, Cultural, & Linguistic  

CHAPTER 14 Stress and Vulnerabilities            

CHAPTER 15 Analyzing Discipline Problems