Constructive Guidance and Discipline: Birth to Age Eight, 7th edition

  • Marjorie V. Fields, 
  • Patricia A. Meritt, 
  • Deborah M. Fields

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Constructive Guidance and Discipline presents positive approaches for treating the causes of behavior problems to help children be happy, responsible and productive. It presents guidance and discipline concepts within a child development framework, with emphasis on ages 3 to 8 and discussion of infants and toddlers.

Published by Pearson (January 13th 2017) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780134487106

Subject: Early Childhood Education

Category: Guidance & Observation

Table of contents

PART A: Discipline Foundations
1. Thinking About Guidance and Discipline
2. Physical and Emotional Development Affect Child Behavior
3. Intellectual and Social Development Affect Discipline

PART B: Discipline Approaches
4. Creating Environments That Prevent Discipline Problems
5. Planning Programs That Prevent Discipline Problems
6. Teaching Desirable Behavior Through Example
7. Communication Strategies for Effective Discipline
8. Helping Children Understand and Accept Limits
9. Beyond Behaviorism
10. Punishment versus Discipline

PART C: Matching Discipline Causes to Discipline Approaches
11. Childlike Behaviors
12. Unmet Needs
13. Meeting Diverse Needs: Academic, Social, Cultural, & Linguistic
14. Stress and Vulnerabilities
15. Analyzing Discipline Problems

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