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ERIC Number: ED432403
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 75
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-88409-186-4
ISSN: N/A
Tips for Preschool Teachers: First Aid for Bad Times with Directors, Parents, and Difficult Children.
Simons, Bette
This book was written for teachers, directors, and aides who have questions about the problems of working in the day care field. Part 1 of the book, "Hard Times with Directors," contains the sections: (1) "The Bad Things about Good Directors"; (2) "The Good Things about Bad Directors"; (3) "Staff Meeting Stuff"; (4) "Is In-Service Jail Service?"; (5) "So You Want to Be a Director?"; (6) "Help! My School Family Is My Real Family!"; (7) "What a Good Director Wants of You"; (8) "Leaving a Center"; and (9) "Being the Director of a Small Proprietary School." Part 2, "Hard Times with Parents," contains the sections: (1) "Helping Parents to Drop Off Children"; (2) "School Family vs. Gym Space"; (3) "Parents at Risk"; (4) "Getting Picked On at Pick Up Time"; (5) "When Parents Hit Your Kids at Home"; (6) "Some Things Parents Won't Tell You"; (7) "Power Plays"; (8) "Ways to Help Parents"; (9) "When Staff Have Children in School"; and (10) "Some Ways that Parents and Child Care Centers Peeve Each Other." Part 3, "Hard Times with Difficult Children," contains: (1) "Who's a Tough Kid?"; (2) "Bullies"; (3) "When Children Can't Be Touched"; (4) "The Ideal Teacher"; (5) "Is Your Classroom Aide a Third Hand or One Child Too Many?"; (6) "Caring for Kids with Special Needs"; (7) "Each Minute Counts"; (8) "Take a Close Look at Taking Turns"; (9) "What's Behind Squeezing and Mess Making?"; (10) "Sobbing Children"; (11) "Will Children Take after You Someday?"; (12) "Why Is Circle Time a Circus?"; (13) "Are Children Watching Teacher's Disagreements?"; (14) "Children Who Are Spanked"; (15) "Sane Celebrations"; (16) "First Aid for Working with a Difficult Child"; (17) "Conflicts with Center Policies"; (18) "Teacher's Differences Have an Effect on Children"; and (19) "The First Aid Kit of Words." (EV)
Creative Book Company for First Step Nursery and Child Development Center, Inc., 6104 Fallbrook Avenue, Woodland Hills, CA 91367-3225; Tel: 818-893-3565; Web site: http://www.1stStep.com ($7 plus $1.25 shipping. California residents must add 8% sales tax).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A