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Behaviour Management with Young Children

Behaviour Management with Young Children
Crucial First Steps with Children 3–7 Years

Second Edition

April 2014 | 240 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
'This book will make a difference not only to the behaviour of pupils but also to the sanity of teachers.' 
-Jane Bellamy, Headteacher, Wold Newton School, Wold Newton, Driffield, East Riding of Yorkshire

'It is what we have been waiting for. A delight to read and will be a constant source of inspiration and guidance to us all.'  
-Cathy Whalen, Headteacher, Mousehold Infant and Nursery School, Norwich, Norfolk 

'What a privilege to read a book written by the person that has had the most impact on my classroom teaching and the whole ethos of our school.’  -Debbie Hoy, Headteacher, Brookland Infant & Nursery School, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire

Written by Behaviour Management expert, Bill Rogers and his daughter and Early Years teacher, Elizabeth McPherson, this book explores behaviour management in the crucial early years.

Essential skills are explored in detail through a wide range of case studies and with specific focus on:
  • challenging student behaviour
  • positive discipline practice
  • students with special behaviour needs
  • how colleague support can help our day-to-day teaching
  • anger management and safe restraint
  • how to set up and maintain a whole-class behaviour agreement.
The ultimate guide for early years students, educators and teachers, this book will change the way you think and practise.
The Critical First Days and First Week, First Meeting with a New Class
Transition between Group Behaviour and Whole-Class Group Learning and On-Task Learning Time (at Table Groups)
Developing a Whole-Class/Whole-Grade Behaviour Agreement
Developing a Teacher Behaviour Management and Discipline Plan
Helping Children Manage their Behaviour
Children with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties
Working with Parents/Carers Using the Classroom Behaviour Agreement
Epilogue: Colleague Support

This book is packed with practical strategies, approaches and essential skills which are easy to access and written in Bill’s inimitable
style, including the idiosyncratic illustrations he uses in his training events in the UK, Europe and Australia. This book is an excellent publication
and I would highly recommend it for anyone working with young children in the 3-7 year age range.

Supporting Learning

We often think of behaviour management in terms of dealing with challenging behaviour, but Dr Rogers begins by looking at classroom organisation and whole-class strategies. Alongside the theory, he provides examples that create a much deeper understanding of exactly what works and what doesn’t.

Saira Pester, Specialist Teacher
Special Children

Excellent book really help the students to plan for behavioural unit within the course

Mrs Carol Darwin
Higher education , Ashton Sixth Form College
June 25, 2015

Useful discussion about appropriate behavior management strategies

Mrs Shan Lockwood
Early Years, Craven College
June 25, 2015

it is useful book In understanding young people’s behaviour

Dr Maryam Mohammed Ba-Break
Nuffield Ctr for Int'l Health & Dev, Leeds University
October 1, 2015

This book is an excellent guide for practitioners who will lead others when seeking strategies to manage behaviour positively

Mrs Angela Mahon
Vocational Education , Manchester College of Arts & Techn.
June 19, 2015

Very useful to have a book like this for Early Years professionals. Forming positive relationships is crucial to working with young children in the EYFS and this book provides excellent practical advice for all practitioners.

Mrs Heather Elliott
Faculty of Education & Theology, York St John University
May 13, 2015

This book was useful for setting the students scenario's and how they could deal with various behaviours appropriate to age and development of the child

Mrs Carol M darwin
Higher education , Ashton Sixth Form College
May 12, 2016

Fantastic resource to support learners working within the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Mrs Penny Yates
Island Training, Isle of Wight College
May 4, 2015

very useful book for supporting students who need to discipline children in a positive manner at all levels undertaking early childhood degrees.

Mrs Nicola Stobbs
Institute of Education, Worcester University
March 31, 2015