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Growing Ideas Tipsheets and Resources for Guiding Early Childhood Practices - WHACK! SLAM! BANG! — Aggression – Selected Resources

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Books:

  • Blimes, J. (2004). Beyond behavior management: The six life skills children need to thrive in today’s world. St. Paul, MN: Red Leaf Press.
  • Denno, D., Carr, V., Hart Bell, S. (2010). Addressing Challenging Behaviors in Early Childhood Settings: A Teacher’s Guide. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing.
  • Hewitt, D., et. al. (1995) So this is normal too? St. Paul, MN: Redleaf Press.
  • Kaiser, B., & Rasminsky, J. (1999). Meeting the Challenge: Effective Strategies for Challenging Behaviors in Early Childhood Environments. Washington, DC: National Association for the Education of Young Children.
  • Levin, D.E. (2003). Teaching Young Children in Violent Times: Building a Peaceable Classroom (2nd ed.). Cambridge: Education for Social Responsibility and Washington, DC: National Association for the Education of Young Children.
  • Wheeler, E.J. (2004). Conflict resolution in early childhood: Helping children understand and resolve conflicts. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Education, Inc.

Articles/Tools:

  • Better Kid Care – Penn State University. (2010). Research to Practice Tips Pages available on multiple topics, including anger, aggression, challenging behavior, and self-regulation. Retrieved from http://www.betterkidcare.psu.edu/page02j.html.
  • Connectability  (n.d.)  Calming Strategies to Use with children. Retrieved  from http://connectability.ca/2010/09/23/calming-strategies-to-use-with-children/.
  • Connectability (n.d.). Identifying Classroom Stressors Checklist. Retrieved from http://connectability.ca/2010/10/28/identifying-classroom-stressors-checklist/.
  • DeBord, K. (October 2000). Childhood Aggression: Where Does it Come From? How Can it be Managed? (PDF) Retrieved from http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/fcs/pdfs/fcs_504.pdf
  • Fox, L.,Dunlap, G., Hemmeter,M.L., Joseph,  G.E.  & Strain, P.S. (2003). The teaching pyramid: A model for supporting social competence and preventing challenging behavior in young children. Young Children 58 (4): 48–52.
  • Gartrell, D. (March 2011). Guidance Matters – Children who have serious conflicts: Part 1: Reactive Aggression (PDF). Young Children. National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Retrieved from http://www.naeyc.org/files/yc/file/201103/GuidanceMatters_Online0311.pdf.
  • Head Start Bulletin, 68, 16. DeBord, K. (2000). Conflict Management (PDF). Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service. Retrieved from http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/hs/resources/
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  • Illinois Early Learning Project. Multiple tipsheets on anger, aggression, self-regulation. Can be downloaded or ordered. Retrieved  from http://www.illinoisearlylearning.org
  • Jones, S. (1994). I’m So Mad I Could Scream. In Todd, C.M. (Ed.), Child Care Center Connections, 4(1), 1-3. Urbana-Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Service.
  • Kaiser Family Foundation. (2005, January). Effects of Electronic Media on Children Ages Zero to Six (Issue Brief No. 7239). Washington, DC: Author, Retrieved, Feb. 14, 2011, from http://www.kff.org/entmedia/7239.cfm
  • Marion, M. (1997, December). Helping Young Children Deal with Anger. ERIC Digest. Retrieved from http://ceep.crc.uiuc.edu/eecearchive/digests/1997/marion97.html
  • Sharapan, H. (2008). Helping children deal with angry feelings:  Continuing Fred Rogers’ Legacy. Retrieved from http://www.communityplaythings.com/resources/articles/2008/helping-children-deal-with-angry-feelings-continuing-fred-rogers-legacy
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  • Smith, C. (1992). Handling Aggression. In Todd, C.M. (Ed.). Day Care Center Connections, 1(4), 3-4. Urbana-Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Service. Retrieved from http://www.pediatricbehavior.com/Articles/HandleAggress.htm

Videos:

  • Family Communications (Producer). (1995). What Do You Do with the Mad That You Feel? [Video & Guide]. (Available from Family Communications, Inc., 4802 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213)

Websites:

  • Playing for Keeps - Playing for Keeps is a national not-for-profit organization that exists to help bridge the gap between what researchers have learned about play-and what parents and professionals who impact kids’ lives on a day-to-day, hour-by-hour need to know to help nurture our precious children to their full potential.
  • The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning. – CASEL is working to establish social and emotional learning as an essential part of education from preschool through high school.

Updated: 9/23/2011

Funding for the 2011 update of the Growing Ideas Resources for Guiding Early Childhood Practices has been provided by the Maine Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Child and Family Services, Early Childhood Division. Maine Department of Health and Human Services


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