One of the early childhood professional's greatest challenges is understanding and appropriately handling children's behavior. This unique book is aimed at encouraging readers to build their own personal theory of discipline based on the understanding of good guidance principles, the development of young children and the cultural issues they bring to the early childhood setting.
Encourages construction of a personal theory of discipline based on the understanding of good guidance principles, knowledge of development of young children, and cultural issues in the early childhood setting, offering practical techniques from many theoretical perspectives. Looks at issues involving family and cultural diversity as they affect guidance and discipline. Includes numerous checklists, and chapter summaries, activities, and review questions. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)