ERIC Number: ED474499
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
Violence Prevention in Early Childhood: How Teachers Can Help.
National Association for the Education of Young Children, Washington, DC.; American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
Noting that violent behavior is learned, often early in life, this booklet offers early childhood educators helpful violence-prevention information and suggestions based on early childhood research and the wisdom of good practice. The booklet begins by reviewing young children's emotional needs and developmental characteristics, and then suggests effective ways of helping children manage anger, learn self-control, and solve problems peacefully. The booklet concludes with a list of resources and Websites with links to books, brochures, videos, and professional organizations. (HTH)
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Childhood Needs, Classroom Techniques, Elementary School Teachers, Emotional Development, Preschool Teachers, Prevention, Problem Solving, Self Control, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship, Violence, Young Children
National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1509 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036-1426. Tel: 800-424-2460 (Toll Free); Tel: 202-232-8777; Web site: http://www.naeyc.org. For full text: http://www.actagainstviolence.org/materials/publications/act/violenceprevention_childhood.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Association for the Education of Young Children, Washington, DC.; American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
Note: Printing funded by the MetLife Foundation.