Praise for the First Edition: 'Those who found this author's previous books on SEN in early years useful might be keen to add her latest publication to their shelves. The structure of the book is clear and usefully outlined, with menus and summaries for each chapter.' Nursery World This exciting new edition of a much-loved book offers the reader the following new elements: - a CD-Rom with lots of downloadable and printable resources, including self-audits for settings, letters to parents, Individual Education Plans (IEPs), Play Plans, quizzes and crosswords - Coverage of new legislation and initiatives, such as the Early Years Foundation Stage and Every Child Matters - new case studies - guidance on how to plan, write and review Play Plans, with examples. Covering the 3 to 8 age range, this book is full of practical strategies, good advice and clear and helpful suggestions. It will help you encourage good behaviour from every child in your setting, and is particularly strong on suggesting ways to support children with special educational needs. Collette Drifte is a Freelance Writer and Educational Consultant, based in Northumberland, having worked previously as a teacher and Deputy Head for many years.

How to Reduce Inappropriate Behaviours While Encouraging Positive Ones

How to reduce inappropriate behaviours while encouraging positive ones

This chapter will explore strategies for both reducing inappropriate behaviour and encouraging positive behaviour by:

  • examining the ABC approach, so looking at behaviour management in terms of cause and effect, and how this can help you to plan ways of supporting the child;
  • exploring some ways of observing and identifying inappropriate behaviour, so enabling you to gather information you can use to put effective strategies into place;
  • suggesting positive and effective interventions, including some general principles behind dealing with inappropriate behaviour in the setting and also some more specific strategies, so helping you to encourage positive behaviour in the child;
  • using case studies as a means of planning some possible strategies for ...
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