Why do children do the things they do? What can teachers do to manage it all? While there is not a simple method for understanding and managing all behaviors or all children, teachers can give young children the social and emotional tools needed to grow and thrive on their own. Developed and tested in the classroom, Beyond Behavior Management, is a strength-based approach to guiding and managing young children's behavior by helping them build and use essential life skills—attachment, collaboration, self-regulation, adaptability, contribution, and belonging—into the daily life of the early childhood classroom. As a result, children will learn to exhibit more pro-social behaviors, work better as a community, and become excited and active learners. This edition includes two new chapters and content reflecting early learning standards, new research, cultural diversity, and strategies to strengthen the home-school connection. Discussion and reflection questions, exercises, journal assignments, child profile templates, a planning worksheet, and sample scripts are also included. Jenna Bilmes is an early childhood consultant and an instructional designer for WestEd Child and Family Services. She is a frequent presenter to teachers, administrators, and counselors nationally and internationally.
Rev. ed. of: Managing disruptive behaviors in the schools: Boston: Allyn and Bacon, c2003.
Authored by nationally recognized scholar and behavioral consultant Dr. John W. Maag, this book focuses primarily on students' observable behaviors and the environmental factors that affect their expression. As Maag points out, behavior management is probably one of the most misunderstood concepts in education. Written in a very accessible style, this book demystifies stereotypical beliefs and misconceptions regarding the use of reinforcement, punishment, and self-control. Maag offers clear, but detailed descriptions of proven intervention techniques, supplemented by a range of step-by-step guidelines, sample forms, charts, graphs, and illustrations that assist teachers in implementing the techniques. Although the techniques described in the book are based on a sound theoretical and empirical foundation, the author limits the use of technical jargon and infuses real-life examples and case studies that clarify and illuminate the presentation. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Guiding patient behavior is as important as ever for the practicing dentist, and the behavior of pediatric patients is perhaps the most challenging to manage. Drs. Wright and Kupietzky here update Dr. Wright’s classic work on managing pediatric dental patients. Behavior Management in Dentistry for Children,2nd Edition, has been entirely rewritten and includes the latest and most effective management strategies from an international team of experts in the field. The book addresses the influence of family and parenting styles on children’s behavior and the factors that determine how children behave in the dental office. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological management techniques are described in depth, as are techniques for dealing with special needs patients. Clinical scenarios are described throughout the book, with practical application of the taught principles. The final part of the book covers the dental environment—training office personnel to manage children’s behavior, practical considerations for behavior guidance, and the effects of the physical dental office environment. Behavior Management in Dentistry for Children,2nd Edition, is ideal for pediatric residents, dental students, and practicing dentists who see children on a regular basis.
For undergraduate and Special Education or General Education graduate courses in Special Education, Behavior Management and Classroom Management, or Applied Behavior Analysis. Behavior Management: Applications for Teachers, Fifth Edition, provides a comprehensive and theoretical overview of behavior management and classroom management that includes introduction, definitions, assessment (functional and formal), strategies, numerous applications, field-based examples, and real-life case studies. The focus of the strategies presented in this text is on positive behavioral support and the prevention of challenging behavior within the classroom setting. Particular attention is paid to special populations, such as young children, teens, and students from diverse backgrounds. The text is packed with classroom connection vignettes, follow-up discussion questions per classroom connection, practical applications and examples so that the content is clear to the reader and easily applied to the classroom. The author clearly examines appropriate implementation strategies to use in a variety of settings--from classroom and recreational venues, to day care centers and in the home. often-ignored issues encountered by classroom teachers on a daily basis: diversity, assessment, legal challenges, and specific age-related concerns. Recognizing that the most-effective behavior management strategy is teaching and reinforcing appropriate behavior, this applications-targeted text again provides a thorough treatment of both the technical and the functional aspects of behavior analysis.
Presents general strategies for encouraging appropriate student behaviors, such as providing structure through scheduling, creating a positive environment, being consistent, and planning for instruction.
Behavior Management Skills Guide is a unique resource that covers the process of changing behavior in children and adolescents - from start to finish. With decades of clinical and classroom behavior management success, authors Scott Walls and Deb Rauner have written a comprehensive manual featuring the best methods for effective change. The authors have identified 3 levels of negative behavior components and have paired these levels with interventions proven to increase positive behaviors and skills. Filled with strategies for individuals or groups, this guide also includes downloadable and ready-to-use assessments, exercises, tools and forms. * Easy-to-use tools to evaluate the function of behavior * Strategies that match individual motivation to intervention plans * Skills to change and eliminate inappropriate behavior * Interventions to increase positive behaviors * De-escalation strategies * Reaction plans * Administrator practice & staff training
This text utilizes a three stage approach to classroom behaviour management to assist teachers to avoid behaviour problems, manage those that cannot be avoided and resolve those that cannot be managed.
This book serves as a reference guide on the implementation of basic and more advanced behavior management strategies. It covers the principles and application of basic learning theories as well as those that integrate cognitions and emotions in treatment frameworks.
Behavior Management: Impulse Control focuses on a problem behavior experienced by many young children. The included activities provide suggestions for the teacher and/or parent on how to address these issues and how to teach children to manage their behavior effectively. Some role-playing activities are also included. It features easy-to-use behavior modification plans, original stories for the children to listen to and relate to, and songs!
Unlock the power of positive behavior intervention supports for your students Behavior Management: Principles and Practices of Positive Behavior Supports provides readers with a thorough overview of behavior analysis and PBIS theory and applications. Using vignettes and student examples, the book shows teachers how to achieve optimal behavioral and learning outcomes for their students-regardless of the challenging behavior exhibited. Chapters address universal tools such as reinforcement, meaningful instruction, and student progress monitoring. Behavior support plans demonstrate how to implement techniques for students at all levels and abilities across learning environments Referencing the latest research in the field, the 4th Edition expands its coverage of prevention, schoolwide PBIS, and student progress monitoring.
This book will be invaluable to teachers and other education professionals interested in behavior management, discipline, and colleague support issues.
Facts101 is your complete guide to Behavior Management , Applications for Teachers. In this book, you will learn topics such as Diversity in the Classroom, Issues in Early Childhood Behavior, Issues in Adolescent Behavior, and Data Collection Techniques plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
Positive Behavior Management in Physical Activity Settings, Third Edition, offers creative ways to facilitate appropriate and responsible behaviors as well as to prevent and redirect disruptive behaviors.
Originally published in 1978, this text pulls together much disparate research in coyote evolution, taxonomy, reproduction, communication, behavioral development, population dynamics, and ecological studies in the Southwest, Minnesota, Iowa, New England, and Wyoming. (Animals/Pets)
The Handbook of Primate Behavioral Management (HPBM) fills a void in the scientific literature, providing those who work with nonhuman primates (NHPs) with a centralized reference for many issues related to the care and behavioral management of captive nonhuman primates. While there are numerous publications scattered throughout the literature that deal with the behavioral management of NHPs, this comprehensive handbook is the first single-source reference to summarize and synthesize this information. The HPBM is organized into six complementary parts starting with an introductory section. The book then provides in-depth coverage of content issues, applications and implementation, genera-specific chapters, technology-related questions involved in the behavioral management of NHPs, and a concluding section. Primate behavioral management is a topic that has recently generated a considerable number of primary publications in the scientific literature, mostly with an applied focus. Similarly, there are many primary publications currently available that address more basic issues related to the understanding of primate behavior. One of the principal goals of the HPBM is to highlight and synthesize basic science advances that can be adapted and applied to enhance the behavioral management of captive NHPs.
Facts101 is your complete guide to Behavior Management. In this book, you will learn topics such as Ensuring Ethical Practices in the Delivery of Positive Behavior Supports, Prevention of Challenging Behavior, Understanding Functional Behavior Assessment, and Single-Subject Design plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
This publication presents a system of proactive classroom management for use in elementary school, grades K-6. Characteristics of the proactive concept are described as: (1) planning for prevention rather than reaction to behavior problems; (2) considering the classroom as a total process of facilitating achievement as well as appropriate behavior; (3) dealing with the entire class rather than with individual student behavior; and (4) defining behavior management as an entire system utilizing the principles of behavior theory rather than isolated techniques. An overview is provided of behavioral principles that will give teachers a broad-based understanding of why children behave and misbehave. A classroom management system is presented based on behavioral principles. The book is organized into eight chapters: (1) The Behavior Management Hierarchy; (2) Classroom Environment; (3) Scheduling; (4) Affecting Antecedents: Rules and Routines; (5) Reinforcement Strategies; (6) Parental Involvement; (7) Using Consequences To Affect Behaviors; and (8) Concluding Remarks, consisting of a checklist to help in assessing the classroom and for troubleshooting behavior problems. (LL)
The keeping of zoo animals is a central tool in the conservation of some of the world's most fascinating, yet threatened, species. But how do zoos operate on a day-to-day basis? What are the key challenges they face in trying to feed, manage, and keep healthy the animals in their care? How can they play their part in conserving biodiversity? Zoo Animals: Behaviour, Management and Welfare addresses the key questions surrounding the keeping of exotic animals in captivity, and reveals how we can apply our ever-growing understanding of animal behaviour and use an evidence based approach to ensure zoo animals are managed as effectively as possible. Drawing on their extensive experience of zoo research, practice, and teaching, the authors blend together theory with a broad range of both mammalian and non-mammalian examples to give a highly-readable overview of this burgeoning field. Zoo Animals: Behaviour, Management, and Welfare is the ideal resource for anyone needing a thorough grounding in this subject, whether as a student or as a zoo professional. Online Resource Centre The Online Resource Centre to accompany Zoo Animals features: For all readers: · Updates - surveys of key developments in the field · Multiple choice questions with instant feedback, to aid self-assessment For registered adopters of the book: · Figures from the book in electronic format and full colour, available for download
Adlerian psychology balances theory and practical application for easy use by counselors, teachers, and parents who need to understand and communicate effectively with young children. Children are perceived as individuals with the creative capacities to decide and choose according to their private logic. Some Adlerian concepts explained are: active, passive, constructive and destructive behavior patterns, the four goals of misbehavior, punishment vs. logical consequences, and personality/lifestyle development. Alfred Adler, a contemporary of Freud and Jung, was among the first child psychologists and his innovative perceptions of a child's personality development remain timeless.