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Behaviour Management with Young Children

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

Second Edition

May 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 is an accessible and enjoyable read; I particularly like Bill Rogers' trade mark cartoons which illustrate the points made.

Ms Jacqui Ambler
Lifelong Learning Centre, Leeds University
March 23, 2015

Incorporated into lead lecture materials for Behaviour Management on PGCE and School Direct programmes

Mrs Karen Taylor Burge
School of Education, University of East London
March 17, 2015

Behaviour management always an interesting topic which Bill Rogers always has a positive take on the matter.
Inspirational guidance from Rogers who sets examples and strategies to enable practioners to set realistic goals for us all.
A must read for anyone working with children.

Ms Lisa Oneill
Education , City College Norwich
February 9, 2015

A source book for behaviour management in Early Years

Mrs Vanessa Rawlings
Children, You, University Campus Suffolk
January 26, 2015

Not suitable for teaching but useful for students wishing to complete their dissertation on this topic

Ms Heather Allison
Department of Education (North Campus), London Metro UNI (North Campus)
September 5, 2014

Really good to have a focus on 3-7 age range. Some really helpful examples included in the book with lots of ideas and advice. High recommended.

Mr Michael Green
Education , Canterbury Christ Church University
August 26, 2014

Useful reading for Foundation Degree students studying behaviour modules.

Mrs Nicola Firth
Care and Early Years, Wakefield College
August 20, 2014

A useful book for practical tips and advice. The information is presented in a logical and interesting format.

Mrs Pam Lavender
Access, South Staffordshire College
August 18, 2014

A very useful, practical guide that will support students with behaviour managment strategies while on professional placement.

Miss Philippa Watkins
Department of Psychology, Early Years and Therapeutic Studies, University of South Wales
July 16, 2014

This book is grounded in the latest research on how to tackle behaviour management with particularly useful examples pertaining how to overcome issues with challenging pupils.

I strongly recommend I!

Miss Syreeta Charles-Cole
Education, Carshalton College
July 3, 2014

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