Building Positive Momentum for Positive Behavior in Young Children: Strategies for Success in School and Beyond

Building Positive Momentum for Positive Behavior in Young Children: Strategies for Success in School and Beyond

by Lisa Rogers

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Providing practical solutions to common behavioral problems, this book shows how to use the positive momentum approach to encourage long-term positive behaviour among children aged 3-9.

Covering issues such as what to do when a child avoids doing work, when they engage in rough play, and when they won't stay in their seat, this book includes targeted behavioral strategies that start with the underlying foundations of behaviour and result in lasting positive change. Through real life examples, the book shows how educators can be role models for children, and how school staff can collaborate with families for success beyond the classroom. The book also includes information specific to working with children with special needs. Accompanying behaviour charts and goal mapping resources are available to download to help with tracking a child's progress.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781784506797
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 01/18/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Lisa Rogers is Director of Educating Diverse Learners in San Antonia, Texas, working with educators, students and their families by way of consultation, classroom support and training across the United States.
Lisa Rogers has been an educator for over 25 years, working with students with special and diverse needs. She has a Master's in Special Education and is the Director of Educating Diverse Learners, which works with educators, students and their families, offering consultations, classroom support and training in school districts. Lisa has created training products that have been used throughout the state of Texas and has produced state-wide courses targeting the importance of visual strategies for students with autism spectrum disorders. She lives in San Antonio, Texas.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 1.1. Priming. 1.2. Applied Behavioral Analysis. 1.3. The Science of Early Childhood Development. 1.4. Pre-Assessment. 2. Layers of Prevention. 2.1. Model Positive Behaviors. 2.2. Develop Authentic Relationships. 2.3. Set Clear Expectations. 2.4. Teach Expectations. 2.5. Provide Positive Feedback. 2.6. Build and Organized Environment. 2.7. Nurture Problem Solving. 2.8. Teach Self-regulation. 2.9. Collaborate with Families. 2.10. Collect and Analyze Data. 3. Building Positive Momentum. 3.1. Getting out of Seat. 3.2. Tattling. 3.3. Blurting Out. 3.4. Work Avoidance. 3.5. Difficulty with Transitions. 3.6. Mine-Mine-Mine. 3.7. Body Awareness. 3.8. Rough Play. 3.9. Screaming. 3.10. Aggression. 3.11. Following Directions. 3.12. "But That's Not Fair". 4. Children with Special Needs. 4.1. Antiseptic Bouncing. 4.2. Schedules. 4.3. Visual Supports. 4.4. Narratives. 4.5. Video Modeling. 4.6. Communication. 4.7. Preventing Meltdowns. References.

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