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Encouraging Positive Behaviour in the Early Years 9781412901352

Encouraging Positive Behaviour in the Early Years

A Practical Guide

ISBN-10: 1412901359
ISBN-13: 9781412901352
PUBLISHER: SAGE Publications, Limited
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Product Description: `This book was enjoyable, clearly written, accessible and practical in its approach. I would be happy to recommend it to staff in early years settings and professionals working with them' - Debate

`This book gives a good foundation showing ideals to which the reader may aspire and strategies that may, with help from all involved, achieve them' - Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

`This is a very readable book, yet thought provoking. This book would be particularly useful for nursery mangers or SENCOs in early years settings starting to look at this area of development, or reviewing what they are already doing' - Special Children

` It makes beneficial read for all those practitioners who work with foundation state children regardless of settings. Students working towards NVQs will also find this book extremely useful' - Foundation Stage File

`The structure of the book is clear and usefully outlined, with menus and summaries for each chapter' - Nursery World

Adopter's Comments

`A very useful text for those working with children and families. Well presented for students on vocational programmes'

` A most useful text covering issues of current relevance'

By offering clear guidance and plenty of suggested strategies, Encouraging Positive Behaviour in the Early Years provides the reader with a framework for encouraging positive behaviour from all young children.

Sections include:

}} the revised SEN Code of Practice 2001 and the Disability Discrimination Act 2002 and their implications for practitioners

}} strategies for encouraging positive behaviour and reducing inappropriate behaviour

}} planning, writing and reviewing Individual Education Plans (IEPs)

}} working with colleagues to write and implement a positive behaviour policy.

There is a range of photocopiable material provided, as well as some practical activities that would be useful when delivering INSET in any

early years setting. Suggestions for further reading are made and a glossary of terms is included.

Nursery teachers, nursery nurses, all those early years professionals working in the private sector, teaching assistants, students working towards NVQs, tutors of early years courses, childminders and playgroup workers will find this book highly readable and suited to their needs.

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CATEGORY: Education, Psychology

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