Designed to tackle challenging behaviour before it occurs and make the learning environment more pleasant and constructive for everyone, this invaluable took kit supplies teachers with a wealth of strategies for dealing with everything from calling out to aggressive behaviour with steps to ensure positive behaviour is continually reinforced.
Giving Children the Confidence to Navigate Emotions and Friendships
This is a fun resource designed to help children aged 7-13 get thinking and talking about their feelings and the issues affecting their lives. Activities surrounding issues such as peer relationships and friendships, bullying, offending, participation and citizenship are designed to build self-esteem, raise aspirations and increase motivation.
Where Care and Education Meet
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the theory, principles and practice of social pedagogy and the profession of social pedagogue. With chapters from leading international contributors, it outlines the roots of social pedagogy and its development in Europe, and its role in relation to individuals, groups, communities and societies.
The Mosaic approach
At a time of shifting policy in early years, this second edition offers a timely reminder that listening to young children is still important for reviewing service provision
Helping children learn about risk and life skills
The second edition of this bestselling guide shows how parents and practitioners can offer children adventure and challenge without risking their safety.
300+ Fun Games and Enjoyable Activities to Promote Good Communication and Play Skills with Your Child
Packed with over 300 entertaining games and activities, this is the perfect guide to creating a happy and communicative play environment for all children, including those experiencing communication difficulties.
A Practice Guide
This is a practical guide to working with children, outlining the basic skills needed and practical strategies to promote positive change and obtain the best results for children. The author outlines the theoretical background and how this translates into practical work and includes case examples which demonstrate the theory in practice.
Introducing Social Pedagogy
This practical guide identifies the child and their relationship with the adult as the basis upon which real communication can be made. Topics covered include non-verbal communication, attentive listening, empathy, the part played by questions, working constructively with conflict and criticism, and communicating in groups.
A Simple Exercise Program for Home and School
Geoff Platt's effective program aims to improve fitness by focusing on familiar activities such as running, jumping and ball play. This book demonstrates how exercise routines that are tailored specifically to the needs of children with dyspraxia can make a real difference, improving muscle activation, neural control and overall movement skills.
Staying Safe in Social Situations
This fun game teaches young people the social skills they need to stay safe in school and in the wider community. Choice Cards invite players to imagine themselves in a scenario and choose how they would respond in that situation. The outcome is then revealed, and the more safe choices they make the further they progress in the game!
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