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Rodriguez, Diane; Smith-Canter, Lora Lee; Voytecki, Karen S. – Childhood Education, 2007
Currently, students in early childhood special education programs experience social isolation. To ameliorate the inappropriate behaviors that often contribute to this isolation, it is imperative that educators begin to include instruction in appropriate social interaction in the general education early childhood curriculum for children with…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Interpersonal Competence, Interpersonal Relationship, Interaction
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Adams, Suzanne K.; Wittmer, Donna Sasse – Childhood Education, 2001
Describes a social problem-solving process to resolve interpersonal conflicts between young children. Gives techniques for teaching the process, advises on getting started in the classroom, and identifies situations for using the process. Suggests that classroom climates improve as incidences of aggression and victimization decrease and positive…
Descriptors: Aggression, Behavior Problems, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques
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Bullock, Janis R. – Childhood Education, 2002
Notes that teachers have differing views toward children who bully. Addresses characteristics of bullies and their victims, incidences of bullying among children, the effects of bullying on children, and recommendations for teachers' support, including school-wide, classroom, and individual interventions. (DLH)
Descriptors: Aggression, Behavior Problems, Bullying, Classroom Environment
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Bullock, Janis R. – Childhood Education, 1992
In a review of research on children without friends, the author notes the serious implications of growing up friendless. Issues covered include the process of identifying these children, their sociometric status and behaviors, the relation between children's status and dropping out of school, and considerations for teachers. (LB)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Children, Dropouts, Elementary Education
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Cesarone, Bernard – Childhood Education, 1997
Presents abstracts for 10 recent ERIC documents and 13 journal articles on the topic of bullying in school, focusing on the incidence of bullying and strategies to address bullying. Delineates resources available on the World Wide Web. (KB)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Aggression, Annotated Bibliographies, Behavior Problems
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Tarwater, Patricia – Childhood Education, 1993
Discusses the characteristics of resilient children that allow them to persevere in the face of adversity. Relates the story of a troubled adolescent who exhibited resiliency and who, with a teacher's help, changed her life. Offers 22 suggestions for working with troubled children. (TJQ)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Problems, Case Studies, Child Neglect
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Byrnes, Deborah A. – Childhood Education, 1985
Three vignettes are used to illustrate the varied backgrounds of the "invisible" or overlooked child in the classroom. Discusses the causes of social isolation in elementary-age children; suggests teaching activities that help to identify and deal with related problems, including an example of a sociometric test and scoring procedures.…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Interpersonal Competence